2012 F1 season review
F1 Fanatic’s Driver of the Weekend polls produced 11 different winners during the 2012.
Nico Hulkenberg won a very close poll in the final race of the season while Lewis Hamilton claimed his fourth win after the United States Grand Prix.
2012 Driver of the Weekend results
|Australia||Jenson Button (43.6%)||Fernando Alonso (21.1%)||Sergio Perez (8.2%)|
|Malaysia||Sergio Perez (61.4%)||Fernando Alonso (28.1%)||Bruno Senna (3.7%)|
|China||Nico Rosberg (69.1%)||Lewis Hamilton (10.0%)||Jenson Button (6.4%)|
|Bahrain||Kimi Raikkonen (56.3%)||Sebastian Vettel (19.3%)||Paul di Resta (10.6%)|
|Spain||Pastor Maldonado (56.8%)||Lewis Hamilton (27.5%)||Fernando Alonso (6.4%)|
|Monaco||Mark Webber (32.6%)||Heikki Kovalainen (20.2%)||Fernando Alonso (14.2%)|
|Canada||Lewis Hamilton (58.7%)||Sergio Perez (19.1%)||Romain Grosjean (15.3%)|
|Europe||Fernando Alonso (51.7%)||Sebastian Vettel (18.4%)||Michael Schumacher (8.9%)|
|Great Britain||Mark Webber (50.1%)||Fernando Alonso (18.7%)||Romain Grosjean (17.3%)|
|Germany||Fernando Alonso (62.4%)||Jenson Button (12.5%)||Kamui Kobayashi (8.7%)|
|Hungary||Lewis Hamilton (55.2%)||Kimi Raikkonen (30.1%)||Bruno Senna (5.5%)|
|Belgium||Jenson Button (52.7%)||Sebastian Vettel (20.5%)||Nico Hulkenberg (8.9%)|
|Italy||Sergio Perez (50.6%)||Lewis Hamilton (30.0%)||Fernando Alonso (10.9%)|
|Singapore||Lewis Hamilton (26.2%)||Paul di Resta (25.6%)||Sebastian Vettel (18.6%)|
|Japan||Kamui Kobayashi (39.2%)||Sebastian Vettel (33.1%)||Felipe Massa (16.8%)|
|Korea||Sebastian Vettel (33.5%)||Felipe Massa (20.3%)||Nico Hulkenberg (16.6%)|
|India||Fernando Alonso (58.6%)||Sebastian Vettel (28.6%)||Bruno Senna (4.1%)|
|Abu Dhabi||Kimi Raikkonen (37.1%)||Sebastian Vettel (27.3%)||Lewis Hamilton (20.6%)|
|United States||Lewis Hamilton (62.9%)||Felipe Massa (20.1%)||Sebastian Vettel (5.9%)|
|Brazilian||Nico Hulkenberg (21.1%)||Sebastian Vettel (17.5%)||Jenson Button (16.9%)|
- Sebastian Vettel appeared in the top three in the final seven rounds of the season
- Vettel made the most top-three appearances of all with ten, followed by Alonso on nine and Hamilton with eight
- Eleven different drivers won the poll outright. Lewis Hamilton had the most with four. The other winners were Fernando Alonso, Sebastian Vettel, Jenson Button, Sergio Perez, Kimi Raikkonen, Mark Webber, Nico Rosberg, Pastor Maldonado, Kamui Kobayashi, Nico Hulkenberg
Driver of the Weekend: United States Grand Prix
Lewis Hamilton emphatically won the Driver of the Weekend poll for the first race at the Circuit of the Americas with almost 63% of the vote.
Felipe Massa was ranked second ahead of Sebastian Vettel.
Driver of the Weekend: Brazilian Grand Prix
The final round of the season saw the closest Driver of the Weekend poll yet. In total 851 votes were cast and the top four were separated by just 41.
Nico Hulkenberg came out on top having taken 21.1% of your votes.
Sebastian Vettel’s recovery drive earned him second place in the voting followed by Jenson Button and Felipe Massa (16%). Lewis Hamilton was a little further behind on 13%.
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