2012 F1 strategy and pit stops

Pit Stops
Fastest pit stops
Tyres

Pit stops

Round 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
Sebastian Vettel 2 4 2 3 3 1 2 2 2 2 3 1 1 2 2 2 1 2 1 4
Mark Webber 2 3 3 3 3 1 2 2 2 2 3 2 1 3 2 2 1 1 0 3
Jenson Button 2 5 3 4 3 1 3 2 2 2 3 1 1 2 2 0 1 1 1 2
Lewis Hamilton 2 3 3 3 2 1 2 2 2 3 2 0 1 1 2 3 1 0 1 2
Fernando Alonso 2 3 3 3 3 1 1 2 2 2 2 0 1 2 0 2 1 1 1 3
Felipe Massa 3 4 2 3 3 1 2 4 2 3 2 2 1 3 2 2 1 1 1 3
Michael Schumacher 0 3 1 3 1 1 2 2 2 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 4
Nico Rosberg 2 4 2 3 3 1 2 2 2 3 2 2 2 2 0 0 1 1 1 4
Kimi Raikkonen 2 3 2 3 3 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 2 2 1 1 1 3
Romain Grosjean 0 0 2 3 3 0 1 2 2 3 2 0 2 2 2 1 2 1 0
Paul di Resta 2 3 2 2 3 1 2 1 1 2 2 2 1 2 2 2 1 3 2 3
Nico Hulkenberg 0 3 2 3 3 1 2 2 2 3 2 2 1 3 2 2 1 0 1 2
Kamui Kobayashi 2 3 3 3 3 1 1 2 2 2 2 3 1 3 2 1 1 1 1 3
Sergio Perez 1 3 2 3 3 1 1 2 1 2 2 0 1 2 1 2 2 2 1 0
Daniel Ricciardo 3 4 2 3 3 1 2 2 2 2 3 2 1 2 2 2 1 2 1 5
Jean-Eric Vergne 2 3 3 3 3 2 2 1 2 3 4 2 0 2 2 2 2 2 0 4
Pastor Maldonado 2 3 2 2 3 0 1 2 2 3 2 1 2 3 2 1 2 1 1 0
Bruno Senna 3 4 2 3 0 1 1 1 2 3 2 2 1 3 3 2 1 1 1 0
Heikki Kovalainen 3 4 4 4 3 2 2 2 2 4 3 2 2 3 2 2 1 1 1 5
Vitaly Petrov 1 3 2 3 3 1 2 4 3 3 2 2 4 2 2 1 1 1 3
Pedro de la Rosa 0 2 2 3 4 0 0 2 1 2 2 3 1 3 2 0 1 1 1 4
Narain Karthikeyan 0 2 2 4 2 2 0 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 4
Timo Glock 2 3 2 3 3 2 1 0 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 4
Charles Pic 2 3 2 1 2 1 1 2 2 2 2 1 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 3
Jerome D’Ambrosio 1

Fastest pit stops

Fastest time for a complete pit stop including the car entering and exiting the pits.

AUS MAL CHI BAH SPA MON CAN EUR BRI GER HUN BEL ITA SIN JAP KOR IND ABU UNI BRA
Red Bull 22.92 23 20.38 21.71 19.62 25.08 21.2 20.02 25.18 17.29 18.96 20.39 21.56 29.12 20.35 19.62 20.71 19.07 20.9 21
McLaren 22.84 23.48 20.18 22.27 19.89 25.22 21.36 19.36 24.5 16.83 19.06 19.67 20.74 29.12 19.79 19.45 20.85 19.46 20.81 21.46
Ferrari 21.91 22.53 20.02 21.94 19.46 24.99 21.12 19.79 25 17.57 19.37 20.31 21.52 29.19 20.78 19.93 20.8 19.37 21.52 21.68
Mercedes 23.02 22.16 20.65 21.89 20.06 24.87 21.18 20.04 25.19 17.89 20.35 20.53 21.85 29.55 20.38 20.09 21.32 19.7 21.3 21.81
Lotus 23.31 24.93 21.18 22.36 19.78 26.38 21.53 20.48 25.39 17.74 19.77 20.29 21.73 29.37 20.9 20.21 20.98 20.28 21.19 21.54
Force India 24.58 22.18 20.39 22.07 19.87 25.64 21.49 20.3 25.44 17.9 20.35 20.7 22.19 30.03 21.01 20.22 21.65 19.83 22.1 21.35
Sauber 23.88 23.66 21.01 22.76 20.38 25.67 21.41 20.9 25.19 18.14 20.07 21.67 22.47 30.04 20.76 20.77 21.34 19.49 22.08 24.25
Toro Rosso 23.2 22.61 21.88 22.24 20.06 25.34 21.56 21.21 25.61 17.99 19.6 20.29 21.72 29.79 21.43 20.15 21.66 19.89 22.65 21.18
Williams 23.17 23.41 21.18 22.31 20.22 26.41 22.7 21.34 25.63 18.09 19.76 21.69 21.81 30.23 21.12 21.14 22 20.72 22.14
Caterham 24.4 23.78 21.85 23.17 21.28 26.07 21.4 20.73 26.2 18.32 20.52 21.18 21.91 30.1 21.37 21.49 22.45 20.77 22.71 21.85
HRT 27.7 23.15 23.42 21.47 26.97 22.93 27.72 19.38 21.26 22.06 23.49 32.44 22.49 22.75 23.83 22.27 24.5 23.63
Marussia 25.05 25.1 21.33 22.93 20.67 25.57 23.29 22.84 25.24 17.82 20.38 20.66 22.05 30.65 20.66 20.49 22.69 19.88 22.38 21.44

NB. A complete list of stationary times is not available.

Tyres

Driver Hard Medium Soft Super-soft Wet Intermediate
Sebastian Vettel 265 (22.8%) 267 (23%) 484 (41.7%) 80 (6.9%) 10 (0.9%) 56 (4.8%)
Mark Webber 278 (24.6%) 320 (28.3%) 388 (34.3%) 80 (7.1%) 9 (0.8%) 56 (5%)
Jenson Button 259 (23.4%) 386 (34.9%) 324 (29.3%) 83 (7.5%) 9 (0.8%) 44 (4%)
Lewis Hamilton 264 (25.3%) 328 (31.4%) 320 (30.6%) 84 (8%) 9 (0.9%) 40 (3.8%)
Fernando Alonso 193 (17.6%) 387 (35.3%) 377 (34.4%) 75 (6.8%) 10 (0.9%) 53 (4.8%)
Felipe Massa 258 (21.9%) 379 (32.2%) 387 (32.9%) 96 (8.1%) 11 (0.9%) 47 (4%)
Michael Schumacher 215 (22.3%) 210 (21.7%) 405 (41.9%) 71 (7.3%) 9 (0.9%) 56 (5.8%)
Nico Rosberg 256 (24.7%) 271 (26.2%) 382 (36.9%) 59 (5.7%) 8 (0.8%) 60 (5.8%)
Kimi Raikkonen 268 (22.5%) 297 (24.9%) 469 (39.4%) 86 (7.2%) 8 (0.7%) 63 (5.3%)
Romain Grosjean 228 (28.4%) 192 (23.9%) 332 (41.3%) 48 (6%) 0 3 (0.4%)
Paul di Resta 270 (23.8%) 357 (31.4%) 370 (32.6%) 81 (7.1%) 12 (1.1%) 46 (4%)
Nico Hulkenberg 299 (27.8%) 299 (27.8%) 341 (31.7%) 82 (7.6%) 11 (1%) 43 (4%)
Kamui Kobayashi 332 (31.8%) 245 (23.5%) 345 (33.1%) 54 (5.2%) 8 (0.8%) 59 (5.7%)
Sergio Perez 118 (12.7%) 279 (30%) 396 (42.5%) 97 (10.4%) 14 (1.5%) 27 (2.9%)
Daniel Ricciardo 249 (21.2%) 290 (24.7%) 481 (40.9%) 94 (8%) 19 (1.6%) 42 (3.6%)
Jean-Eric Vergne 185 (17.7%) 253 (24.1%) 479 (45.7%) 64 (6.1%) 5 (0.5%) 62 (5.9%)
Pastor Maldonado 195 (20.7%) 297 (31.6%) 315 (33.5%) 79 (8.4%) 34 (3.6%) 20 (2.1%)
Bruno Senna 198 (18.8%) 360 (34.2%) 373 (35.4%) 84 (8%) 12 (1.1%) 27 (2.6%)
Heikki Kovalainen 213 (18.5%) 354 (30.7%) 421 (36.5%) 109 (9.5%) 21 (1.8%) 35 (3%)
Vitaly Petrov 195 (18.8%) 380 (36.7%) 346 (33.4%) 55 (5.3%) 9 (0.9%) 51 (4.9%)
Pedro de la Rosa 195 (21%) 289 (31.1%) 356 (38.4%) 30 (3.2%) 16 (1.7%) 42 (4.5%)
Narain Karthikeyan 178 (19.8%) 236 (26.3%) 292 (32.6%) 133 (14.8%) 15 (1.7%) 43 (4.8%)
Timo Glock 257 (23.4%) 296 (27%) 384 (35%) 103 (9.4%) 10 (0.9%) 48 (4.4%)
Charles Pic 184 (17.4%) 325 (30.7%) 366 (34.5%) 124 (11.7%) 12 (1.1%) 49 (4.6%)
Jerome D’Ambrosio 27 (50.9%) 26 (49.1%) 0 0 0 0

1 comment on 2012 F1 strategy and pit stops

  1. Tango (@tango) said on 8th October 2012, 9:20

    It’s quite telling that the best pit stops are done by the top teams.

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