Malaysian Grand Prix 2012: Full race result from Sepang
Full race result the Malaysian Grand Prix, where Fernando Alonso triumphed ahead of Sergio Perez and Lewis Hamilton
Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso held off a spirited fight from Sauber’s Sergio Perez to pull off a surprise win a rain-hit Malaysian Grand Prix at Sepang.
McLaren’s Lewis Hamilton again failed to turn pole into a race victory as he took the final podium position ahead of Red Bull’s Mark Webber, Lotus’ Kimi Räikkönen, and Williams’ Bruno Senna, who rounded out the top six.
A traditional Sepang storm red-flagged the race after just nine laps with drivers complaining that the final sector was “like a lake”.
When the race got back under way after almost an hour’s delay, a stream of drivers entering the pits for wet tyres.
Malaysian Grand Prix 2012: Race result
1 Fernando Alonso (Spa) Ferrari 2hrs 44mins 51.812secs
2 Sergio Perez (Mex) Sauber-Ferrari 2:44:54.075
3 Lewis Hamilton (Gbr) McLaren 2:45:06.403
4 Mark Webber (Aus) Red Bull 2:45:09.500
5 Kimi Raikkonen (Fin) Lotus F1 Team 2:45:21.268
6 Bruno Senna (Bra) Williams 2:45:29.479
7 Paul di Resta (Gbr) Force India 2:45:36.224
8 Jean-Eric Vergne (Fra) Scuderia Toro Rosso 2:45:38.797
9 Nico Hulkenberg (Ger) Force India 2:45:39.704
10 Michael Schumacher (Ger) Mercedes GP 2:45:41.808
11 Sebastian Vettel (Ger) Red Bull 2:46:07.339
12 Daniel Ricciardo (Aus) Scuderia Toro Rosso 2:46:08.640
13 Nico Rosberg (Ger) Mercedes GP 2:46:10.405
14 Jenson Button (Gbr) McLaren 2:46:11.531
15 Felipe Massa (Bra) Ferrari 2:46:29.131
16 Vitaly Petrov (Rus) Caterham at 1 Lap
17 Timo Glock (Ger) Marussia at 1 Lap
18 Heikki Kovalainen (Fin) Caterham at 1 Lap
19 Pastor Maldonado (Ven) Williams at 2 Laps
20 Charles Pic (Fra) Marussia at 2 Laps
21 Narain Karthikeyan (Ind) HRT-F1 at 2 Laps
22 Pedro de la Rosa (Spa) HRT-F1 at 2 Laps
23 Kamui Kobayashi (Jpn) Sauber-Ferrari 46 Laps completed
24 Romain Grosjean (Swi) Lotus F1 Team 3 Laps completed