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Brazil 2012 - Race results // Jenson Button wins, with a double Ferrari podium alongside him

Published by Christine Blachford

An intense and chaotic race from start to finish, the Brazilian Grand Prix delivered a win for Jenson Button, who kept his head and his dry tyres at the right time to stay in front. Alonso did the best he could to finish second, but it was not enough for the championship. Alongside him, Massa was in floods of tears as he got a podium in front of the home crowd.

BestLewis HamiltonVodafone McLaren Mercedes1:18.069Lap 38
1Jenson ButtonVodafone McLaren Mercedes1:45:22.6562
2Fernando AlonsoScuderia Ferrari+2.73
3Felipe MassaScuderia Ferrari+3.63
4Mark WebberRed Bull Racing+4.93
5Nico HülkenbergSahara Force India F1 Team5.73
6Sebastian VettelRed Bull Racing+9.44
7Michael SchumacherMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team+11.94
8Jean-Éric VergneScuderia Toro Rosso+28.64
9Kamui KobayashiSauber F1 Team+31.23
10Kimi RäikkönenLotus F1 Team+1 lap3
11Vitaly PetrovCaterham F1 Team+1 lap3
12Charles PicMarussia F1 Team+1 lap3
13Daniel RicciardoScuderia Toro Rosso+1 lap5
14Heikki KovalainenCaterham F1 Team+1 lap5
15Nico RosbergMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team+1 lap4
16Timo GlockMarussia F1 Team+1 lap4
17Pedro de la RosaHRT Formula 1 Team+2 laps4
18Narain KarthikeyanHRT Formula 1 Team+2 laps4
19Paul di RestaSahara Force India F1 Team+3 laps3
DNFLewis HamiltonVodafone McLaren MercedesLap 552
DNFRomain GrosjeanLotus F1 TeamLap 60
DNFPastor MaldonadoWilliams F1 TeamLap 20
DNFBruno SennaWilliams F1 TeamLap 10
DNFSergio PérezSauber F1 TeamLap 10

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