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China 2012 - Driver standings // Another leader for the title battle, as Lewis Hamilton heads to the top

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Lewis Hamilton takes over the lead of the championship, with Jenson Button slotting into second place. Fernando Alonso's ninth place finish in the Chinese Grand Prix sees him down in third place. Rosberg makes a big stride forward with 25 points on the board, leaping from nowhere to sixth. Schumacher remains in a much lower position with just one point on the board.

PositionDriverTeamPoints
11Lewis HamiltonVodafone McLaren Mercedes45
21Jenson ButtonVodafone McLaren Mercedes43
3-2Fernando AlonsoScuderia Ferrari37
40Mark WebberRed Bull Racing36
51Sebastian VettelRed Bull Racing28
69Nico RosbergMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team25
7-2Sergio PérezSauber F1 Team22
8-1Kimi RäikkönenLotus F1 Team16
9-1Bruno SennaWilliams F1 Team14
10-1Kamui KobayashiSauber F1 Team9
1113Romain GrosjeanLotus F1 Team8
12-2Paul di RestaSahara Force India F1 Team7
13-2Jean-Éric VergneScuderia Toro Rosso4
142Pastor MaldonadoWilliams F1 Team4
15-3Daniel RicciardoScuderia Toro Rosso2
16-3Nico HülkenbergSahara Force India F1 Team2
17-3Michael SchumacherMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team1
181Felipe MassaScuderia Ferrari0
19-2Timo GlockMarussia F1 Team0
20-2Charles PicMarussia F1 Team0
21-1Vitaly PetrovCaterham F1 Team0
22-1Heikki KovalainenCaterham F1 Team0
23-1Pedro de la RosaHRT Formula 1 Team0
24-1Narain KarthikeyanHRT Formula 1 Team0
F1 driver championship450AUSMALCHNLewis HamiltonJenson ButtonFernando AlonsoMark WebberSebastian VettelNico RosbergSergio PérezKimi RäikkönenBruno SennaKamui KobayashiRomain GrosjeanPaul di RestaJean-Éric VergnePastor MaldonadoDaniel RicciardoNico HülkenbergMichael SchumacherSelect name to toggle individual visibility or toggle all

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