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Korea 2012 - Starting grid // The first engine related penalty is taken by Marussia in Korea

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Charles Pic becomes the first driver to suffer a ten place drop for using his ninth engine of the season - but the penalty only pushes him back a little. Narain Karthikeyan did not technically qualify for the race after not setting a time on Saturday, but the FIA have officially allowed him to start the race today.

PositionDriverTeamTimeLaps
1Mark WebberRed Bull Racing1:37.24217
2Sebastian VettelRed Bull Racing1:37.31613
3Lewis HamiltonVodafone McLaren Mercedes1:37.46916
4Fernando AlonsoScuderia Ferrari1:37.53419
5Kimi RäikkönenLotus F1 Team1:37.62517
6Felipe MassaScuderia Ferrari1:37.88416
7Romain GrosjeanLotus F1 Team1:37.93420
8Nico HülkenbergSahara Force India F1 Team1:38.26618
9Nico RosbergMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team1:38.36117
10Michael SchumacherMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team1:38.51318
11Jenson ButtonVodafone McLaren Mercedes1:38.44111
12Sergio PérezSauber F1 Team1:38.46013
13Kamui KobayashiSauber F1 Team1:38.59414
14Paul di RestaSahara Force India F1 Team1:38.64315
15Pastor MaldonadoWilliams F1 Team1:38.72516
16Jean-Éric VergneScuderia Toro Rosso1:39.34014
17Bruno SennaWilliams F1 Team1:39.4439
18Vitaly PetrovCaterham F1 Team1:40.2077
19Heikki KovalainenCaterham F1 Team1:40.33310
20Timo GlockMarussia F1 Team1:41.3718
21Daniel RicciardoScuderia Toro Rosso1:39.08413
22Pedro de la RosaHRT Formula 1 Team1:42.8817
23Narain KarthikeyanHRT Formula 1 TeamNo time1
24Charles PicMarussia F1 Team1:41.3178
  • 10 places. Charles Pic - Exceeding the maximum number of engines permitted for use over the course of the season.
  • 5 places. Daniel Ricciardo - The Driver did not use the gearbox for five consecutive Events.

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