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Bahrain 2012 - Starting grid // It's a penalty heavy weekend, as Schumacher and Maldonado drop down

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Both Pastor Maldonado and Michael Schumacher were given five place grid penalties for a gearbox change each. Maldonado's penalty came first, with Schumacher's subsequent drop raising Pastor up a place again.

PositionDriverTeamTimeLaps
1Sebastian VettelRed Bull Racing1:32.42218
2Lewis HamiltonVodafone McLaren Mercedes1:32.52013
3Mark WebberRed Bull Racing1:32.63717
4Jenson ButtonVodafone McLaren Mercedes1:32.71112
5Nico RosbergMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team1:32.82110
6Daniel RicciardoScuderia Toro Rosso1:32.91217
7Romain GrosjeanLotus F1 Team1:33.00813
8Sergio PérezSauber F1 Team1:33.39417
9Fernando AlonsoScuderia FerrariNo Time11
10Paul di RestaSahara Force India F1 TeamNo Time15
11Kimi RäikkönenLotus F1 Team1:33.7896
12Kamui KobayashiSauber F1 Team1:33.80613
13Nico HülkenbergSahara Force India F1 Team1:33.80712
14Felipe MassaScuderia Ferrari1:33.91214
15Bruno SennaWilliams F1 Team1:34.01714
16Heikki KovalainenCaterham F1 Team1:36.13210
17Jean-Éric VergneScuderia Toro Rosso1:35.0148
18Vitaly PetrovCaterham F1 Team1:35.8237
19Charles PicMarussia F1 Team1:37.6838
20Pedro de la RosaHRT Formula 1 Team1:37.8836
21Pastor MaldonadoWilliams F1 TeamNo Time8
22Michael SchumacherMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team1:34.8655
23Timo GlockMarussia F1 Team1:37.9057
24Narain KarthikeyanHRT Formula 1 Team1:38.3147
  • 5 places. Pastor Maldonado - The Driver did not use the gearbox for five consecutive Events.
  • 5 places. Michael Schumacher - The Driver did not use the gearbox for five consecutive Events.

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