2012 F1 season review articles on F1 Fanatic archive

2012 F1 Driver Rankings #1: Fernando Alonso 14th December 2012, 11:59

With a car that was rarely the quickest, Alonso came within four points of clinching the drivers’ title. Here’s why he is F1 Fanatic’s driver of the year.

2012 F1 Driver Rankings #2: Lewis Hamilton

Hamilton was back to his best in 2012 and there is every reason to believe he’d have been in the thick of the championship contest had his car and team performed better.

2012 in statistics part one: The year in context

How the drivers in the top four teams compare since 2010, updated statistics on all the world champions and how ever-increasing reliability is changing F1.

Vettel and Red Bull’s title ‘triple double’ in pictures 13th December 2012, 15:01

Sebastian Vettel and Red Bull have clinched all six of the championship trophies up for grabs in the last three seasons. This picture gallery looks back on how their success was achieved.

2012 F1 Driver Rankings #3: Sebastian Vettel

Sebastian Vettel had to fight hard for his third world championship victory which he clinched after a superb run of finishes late in the season.

2012 F1 Driver Rankings #4: Kimi Raikkonen

Kimi Raikkonen’s highly anticipated Formula One comeback in 2012 proved a success and included a return to the top of the podium

2012 F1 Driver Rankings #5: Nico Hulkenberg 12th December 2012, 13:37

In a year characterised by an extremely close field, challenging tyre compounds and several hectic races, Nico Hulkenberg had a quietly impressive season.

Three years, zero points: HRT’s short life in pictures

A collection of pictures reflecting on HRT’s short-lived Formula One campaign.

2012 F1 Driver Rankings part two: 14-6 11th December 2012, 17:32

The 2012 driver rankings continue with part two, which take us up to the top five.

Michael Schumacher’s F1 comeback in pictures

Look back on Michael Schumacher’s three-year F1 comeback with Mercedes in this collection of 66 pictures.