Sunday, April 15, 2012

Nico Rosberg Win China F1 Gran Prix


Shanghai - After occupying pole position in qualifying, Nico Rosberg's championship Shanghai GP. He successfully outperformed duo McLaren, Jenson Button and Lewis Hamilton, who had to settle for finishing in the order of two and three.

In the race that took place at the Shanghai International Circuit on Sunday (4/15/2012) afternoon local time, Rosberg started the race well. Mercedes team rider managed to maintain its leading position through the first corner.

Meanwhile, Michael Schumacher managed to maintain second place. While Jenson Button, who started from the order of five, managed to climb into third place.

A good start would eventually like Rosberg describes the appearance of the race: okay. Five-lap race took place, 26-year-old German rider had been leading a second ahead of Schumacher. The distance was then widened to 4.1 second of five laps later.

Rosberg, who had dropped to third, scored the fastest time, i.e. 1:42,551 seconds, on lap 15 with medium tire compound in his car. After Sergio Perez entered the pit, Rosberg climbed to number two and shortly thereafter took over the leadership race of the hands of Felipe Massa.

Until the mid-lap race, he continued to lead in front followed by Romain Grosjean, Button, Vettel, and Perez behind him.

On lap 49, the distance to the rider behind it widened to 25 seconds. He also did not seem to be chased away again until it came out as champions.

Button finished second and Hamilton eventually finished third after being involved in violent battles with Mark Webber and Sebastian Vettel. Webber eventually finished fourth and Vettel fifth.

Button finished second and Hamilton eventually finished third after being involved in violent battles with Mark Webber and Sebastian Vettel. Webber eventually finished fourth and Vettel fifth.

What about the Ferrari duo? Fernando Alonso had to settle for ninth place finish, while Massa finished 13th.

The results of the race Lewis Hamilton lead the standings with a value of 45 riders. Followed by Button, who collected 43 points and Alonso collected 37 points. While Webber and Vettel in fourth and fifth positions standings with 36 and 28.

China GP Race Results

1. Rosberg Mercedes 1:36:26.929
2. Button McLaren-Mercedes + 20 626
3. Hamilton McLaren-Mercedes + 26 012
4. Webber Red Bull-Renault + 27 924
5. Vettel Red Bull-Renault + 30 483
6. Grosjean Lotus-Renault + 31 491
7. Senna's Williams-Renault + 34 597
8. Maldonado Williams-Renault + 35 643
9. Alonso Ferrari + 37 256
10. Kobayashi Sauber-Ferrari + 38 720
11. Perez Sauber-Ferrari + 41 066
12. In Resta Force India-Mercedes + 42 273
13. Massa Ferrari + 42 700
14. Raikkonen Lotus-Renault + 50 500
15. Hulkenberg Force India-Mercedes + 51 200
16. Vergne Toro Rosso-Ferrari + 51 700
17. Ricciardo Toro Rosso-Ferrari 1:03.100 +
18. Caterham Petrov-Renault + 1 lap
19. Glock Marussia-Cosworth + 1 lap
20. Pic Marussia-Cosworth + 1 lap
21. De la Rosa HRT-Cosworth + 1 lap
22. Karthikeyan HRT-Cosworth + 2 laps
23. Caterham Kovalainen, Renault + 3 laps

Not Finishes

Schumacher Mercedes 16 laps