Fernando Alonso wins the German GP after a superbly controlled drive where we saw him fend off Sebastian Vettel and Jenson Button and then he drove to victory for Ferrari and extend his championship lead.

Fernando_Alonso-GermanGP_2012-WinnerKimi Raikkonen was a distant fourth for Lotus, ahead of the two Sauber’s of Kamui Kobayashi and Sergio Perez, meanwhile the Kaiser Michael Schumacher lost no less than four positions. Among the most unimpressive drivers of the day were Felipe Massa who after breaking his front wing has pretty much disappeared from the race and Mark Webber who at times showed complete lack of confidence in his RB8 following his brilliant win at Silverstone.


Pos.
Drivers
Teams
Time
01. Spain Fernando Alonso Scuderia Ferrari Winner
02. Deutschland Sebastian Vettel* Red Bull Racing +3.7 secs
03. United Kingdom Jenson Button* Vodafone McLaren Mercedes +6.9 secs
04. Finland Kimi Raikkonen Lotus F1 +16.4 secs
05. Japan Kamui Kobayashi Sauber F1 +21.9 secs
06. Mexico Sergio Perez Sauber F1 +27.8 secs
07. Deutschland Michael Schumacher Mercedes AMG Petronas +28.9 secs
08. Australia Mark Webber Red Bull Racing +46.9 secs
09. Deutschland Nico Hulkenberg Sahara Force India +48.1 secs
10. Deutschland Nico Rosberg Mercedes AMG Petronas +48.8 secs
11. United Kingdom Paul di Resta Sahara Force India +59.2 secs
12. Brazil Felipe Massa Scuderia Ferrari +71.4 secs
13. Australia Daniel Ricciardo Scuderia Toro Rosso +76.8 secs
14. France Jean Eric Vergne Scuderia Toro Rosso +76.9 secs
15. Venezuela Pastor Maldonado Williams F1 +1 Lap
16. Russia Vitaly Petrov Caterham F1 Team +1 Lap
17. Brazil Bruno Senna Williams F1 +1 Lap
18. France Romain Grosjean Lotus F1 +1 Lap
19. Finland Heikki Kovalainen Caterham F1 Team +2 Laps
20. France Charles Pic Marussia F1 +2 Laps
21. Spain Pedro de la Rosa HRT F1 Team +3 Laps
22. Germany Timo Glock Marussia F1 +3 Laps
23. India Narain Karthikeyan HRT F1 Team +3 Laps
24. United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton Vodafone McLaren Mercedes RET
Fastest Lap: Deutschland Michael Schumacher 1:18.725
*Sebastian Vettel’s overtake on Jenson Button is under investigation

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