2012 Formula One season
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The Formula 1 2012 season was the 63rd FIA Formula 1 World Championship. It included the first 20 races and was held from 18 March to 25 November. Sebastian Vettel defended his world championship title this season and became the youngest triple world champion. It was also possible his team Red Bull - Renault driver Mark Webber as the second, prematurely to defend the constructors' title.
With Fernando Alonso, Jenson Button, Lewis Hamilton, Kimi Raikkonen, Michael Schumacher and Sebastian Vettel took six drivers participated in the 2012 World Championships, which are already at least once won the World Cup, total already won 14 titles and also won the world championships since the 2000 season had.
- 3.1 7th - 10th February: Jerez
- 3.2 21 -24. February: Barcelona
- 3.3 1 - 4th March: Barcelona
- 5.1 Australian Grand Prix
- 5.2 Malaysian Grand Prix
- 5.3 Grand Prix of China
- 5.4 Grand Prix of Bahrain
- 5.5 Grand Prix of Spain
- 5.6 Grand Prix of Monaco
- 5.7 Canadian Grand Prix
- 5.8 European Grand Prix
- 5.9 Grand Prix of Great Britain
- 5:10 Grand Prix of Germany
- 5:11 Grand Prix of Hungary
- 5.12 Belgian Grand Prix
- 5:13 Grand Prix of Italy
- 5:14 Singapore Grand Prix
- 5:15 Grand Prix of Japan
- 5:16 Grand Prix of Korea
- 5:17 Grand Prix of India
- 5:18 Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi
- 5:19 United States Grand Prix
- 5:20 Grand Prix of Brazil
- 8.1 Drivers' Championship
- 8.2 Constructors' Championship
Changes in 2012
After the first version of the racing calendar, which was released on June 3, 2011, 21 races were planned for 2012 for the first time. At a meeting of FOTA 28 July 2011 amendments were agreed and presented a racing calendar with 20 races. The Turkish Grand Prix was canceled at the draft, and some dates changed. The race calendar was confirmed on 31 August 2011 by the FIA .
Formula 1 returned to the United States. The Grand Prix of the USA was first held at the new Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas. The final Grand Prix of the United States until then was held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in 2007. The so far only Formula 1 race in Texas was performed in 1984 at the Dallas Fair Park Grand Prix Circuit instead.
The Grand Prix of Germany took place in 2012 according to the rotation principle be held at the Hockenheimring Baden- Württemberg.
The most visually striking change in the season was the lowering of the nose of a maximum of 62.5 cm to 55 cm. Since this affected only the area above the front wing, most of the cars were carrying a distinctive hump in front of the front suspension. Only the McLaren MP4 - 27 and the Marussia MR01 came from without that hump. The reason for the change were safety concerns because the aerodynamic reasons as high as possible arranged noses in collisions at a greater risk for drivers meant.
In the 2011 season put some teams, including world champions Red Bull, on an exhaust system that directs the exhaust gases from the engine to the rear diffuser and thus ensures a higher contact pressure. The engine management ensured that even if the driver went off the accelerator, not demolished by addition of injected fuel pressure. Even during the 2011 season was discussed banning this " blown diffuser ", after protests from the team but moved to the beginning of the 2012 season.
Drivers were not allowed to leave the track without good cause now even during in-and out - laps. In the previous season, some drivers cut back, particularly in the round after leaving the box on tests from in order to save tires and fuel. In addition, drivers were allowed to leave the race in the racing line to defend their position, not return to the racing line.
During a safety car phase, all lapped cars were allowed back round to give them the faster vehicles not disabled on reboot.
Until now, have completed the FIA crash tests before the first race of the season until new vehicles. Starting this season, this was true even for test drives. In addition, the requirements were tightened during a side impact.
In recent years, tests were banned during the season in order to save costs. This year there were from 1 to 3 May again a three-day test at Mugello, but for a pre-season test less.
To save costs, the maximum operating time of a wind tunnel was limited to 60 hours per week. For CFD calculations, an upper limit of 40 teraflops has been set.
Three teams had an exchange of the designer names by:
The former Team Lotus, Lotus Racing as the entry into the Formula 1 2010, renounced the use of the name component of Lotus and integrated the British sports car manufacturer Caterham in the name. Both the team and the sports car manufacturer are in possession of the Malaysian businessman Tony Fernandes. The official team name was Caterham F1 Team.
The thus freed designer name Lotus was acquired by the former Renault team. Until now, only the title sponsor of Lotus reported as Lotus Renault GP racing team, which is owned by the Luxembourg company Genii Capital. The Renault team was founded in 2001 through the acquisition of Benetton. The team also changed the official team name in Lotus F1 Team.
Two years after its creation also changed name to Marussia Virgin Constructors. The Russian car manufacturer Marussia Motors already owns part of the team that had originally been reported as Manor Grand Prix. As an official name, the team chose Marussia F1 Racing.
The Formula 1 Commission approved the name change. This means that the racing teams, regardless of the name change were allowed to keep the premiums from the 2011 season. The FIA confirmed the name change.
In addition, there were three changes in the official team name. Mercedes built the motor sports subsidiary AMG in his name and appeared as Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team at. In Force India Sahara India Pariwar the new shareholder was mentioned in the name, so that the team as Sahara Force India F1 team was launched. At Williams AT & T ended its commitment as title sponsor. The team entered 2012 as the Williams F1 team.
Pedro de la Rosa, who was active as a test driver for McLaren in 2011 and had graduated as a representation a race for Sauber, HRT was given in 2012 at a two-year contract and returned to a tribe cockpit.
Robert Kubica, who was injured represented in 2011 at Renault by Nick Heidfeld and Bruno Senna, although had a contract with the beginning in 2012 as Lotus F1 Team starting team for the 2012 season, the end of November 2011, he was known, however, that he was not in time for season opener will be fit. A little later, Lotus announced that Kimi Raikkonen receives the cockpit for the 2012 season. Besides Raikkonen Romain Grosjean drove the second Lotus. Grosjean was preferred before Vitaly Petrov, although this had a valid contract for the 2012 season. Grosjean made his debut in 2009 in the Formula 1 and spent the next two years without cockpit. During this time he became a master of the Auto GP (2010), the GP2 Asia Series (2011) and the GP2 series ( 2011).
Bruno Senna, who had in 2011 after his release Nick Heidfeld contested the second half of the season for Renault, was taken for the 2012 season of Williams under contract. He replaced so that Rubens Barrichello, who had tried to the end, to get a contract with Williams for his 20th Formula 1 season.
Vitaly Petrov, who originally had a contract with Lotus for the 2012 season, but was there replaced by Romain Grosjean was mid February 2012 his move to Caterham known. He replaced there Jarno Trulli, who originally had a contract with Caterham for 2012.
The Scuderia Toro Rosso entered 2012 with a completely new driver duo to. Daniel Ricciardo and Jean-Eric Vergne replacing Sebastien Buemi and Jaime Alguersuari. Ricciardo and Vergne have been around for several years, supported by Red Bull, the owner of the team. Both were last in the Formula Renault 3.5 active, was in the 2011 runner- Vergne and Ricciardo fifth. Ricciardo also completed in 2011 eleven Formula 1 races for HRT, while Vergne has not only participated in Formula 1 test drives. Both pilots have in recent years a similar career behind him. Ricciardo in 2008 was vice-champion of the Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup, 2009 champion of the British Formula 3 and 2010 vice- champion of the Formula Renault 3.5. Vergne achieved the same success one year after Ricciardo.
In Force India Nico Hulkenberg returned as race driver back into Formula 1, denying his second season. Hulkenberg in 2011 was a test driver for the team and came in some free training to use. Hulkenberg to replace his compatriot Adrian Sutil.
Sébastien Buemi, who had lost his cockpit at Toro Rosso, was reserve driver for Red Bull Racing and its sister team Toro Rosso. Also Jérôme D'Ambrosio, who was a pilot in 2011 Operation Virgin, took over in 2012 the task of a test and reserve driver. He moved to Lotus. D' Ambrosio was already longer of Gravity, as the Lotus team supports a subsidiary of Genii. In his role as reserve driver he comes at the Grand Prix of Italy used because regular driver Grosjean is locked. Vitantonio Liuzzi lost his true master cockpit at HRT, but stayed on as a test driver for the team.
Jaime Alguersuari, who had lost his Toro Rosso cockpit, took over the position of the test driver when tire manufacturer Pirelli.
Rubens Barrichello leaving F1 after 19 seasons and moved to KV Racing Technology in the IndyCar Series.
Karun Chandhok, who in 2011 completed a race for Lotus and participated in several trainings, quit the F1 and launched in 2012 for JRM Racing in the FIA World Endurance Championship ( WEC). Nick Heidfeld, who had started the 2011 season with the Renault team and lost its use cockpit during the season, also moved to the WEC. He started there for Rebellion Racing.
After the second Grand Prix were Adrian Sutil (formerly Force India ) and Jarno Trulli (formerly Lotus ) as the only drivers in the preseason still without a contract.
Teams and Drivers
In the overview, all drivers are listed which have been completed for the 2012 season a contract with the team as a root or a test driver or have participated in an official test drive or Grand Prix training.
7th - 10th February: Jerez
The first week of testing took place from 7 to 10 February held at the Circuito de Jerez in Spain. With the Caterham CT01, Ferrari F2012, the Force India VJM05, Lotus E20, the McLaren MP4 -27, the Red Bull RB8, the Sauber C31, Toro Rosso STR7 and the Williams FW34 gave the nine cars you track debut. Mercedes and HRT were with their chassis of the 2011 season on the spot and took part in only three (Mercedes ) or two (HRT ) test days. Marussia refrained from participating in this week of testing. The teams were the first time a Pirelli tire compounds for the 2012 season.
During the test launch on February 7, scored Lotus driver Kimi Raikkonen set the fastest time ( 1:19,670 minutes) ahead of Paul di Resta in the Force India and Nico Rosberg in the Mercedes - year. On the second test day Michael Schumacher took over in last year's Mercedes with a time of 1:18,561 minutes, the peak position. Second and fastest pilot in a new racing car was Red Bull driver Mark Webber ( 1:19,184 minutes) before Daniel Ricciardo at Toro Rosso. On the third day of testing, a pilot was with Nico Rosberg ( 1:17,613 minutes) again in last year's Mercedes front. Best driver in the 2012 model was Romain Grosjean at Lotus with a best time of 1:18,419 minutes. Was third on the fourth and final day of the first week of testing Fernando Alonso drove with a time of 1:18,877 minutes to the top of the standings Sebastian Vettel in the Red Bull. On the second and third place followed Jean-Eric Vergne in the Toro Rosso and Sebastian Vettel in the Red Bull The Wochenbestzeit a 2012er vehicle in the first week thus generated Romain Grosjean at Lotus.
21 -24. February: Barcelona
The second week of testing took place from 21 to 24 February at the Circuit de Catalunya in Spain instead. In addition to the new vehicles that were used in the first week of testing, the Mercedes F1 W03 was used for the first time. In addition, Marussia went into the test drives. However, even with the previous year's model. HRT renounced participation.
On the first day of testing Sebastian Vettel in the Red Bull achieved with a time of 1:23,265 minutes the fastest lap ahead of Nico Hulkenberg at Force India and Lewis Hamilton in the McLaren. For Lotus the day of testing was stopped early after a few rounds of a crack in the first use of chassis ( E20- 02) was found. The rest of the week of the test was originally to be continued with the other chassis ( E20 -01 ), which was used in the first week of testing. However, the team put it firmly in studies in the factory in Enstone that the problems were due to a manufacturing defect and both chassis need to be revised. Lotus said the other tests in this week from then. On the second day of testing Hulkenberg was with a time of 1:22,608 minutes before Sergio Pérez fastest driver in the Sauber. Both pilots achieved their time with the tire compound super soft. Vettel was third. On the third day of testing achieved Pastor Maldonado in the Williams with 1:22,391 minutes, the fastest time by nearly a second ahead of Michael Schumacher in the Mercedes and Kamui Kobayashi in the Sauber. On the fourth day of testing Kobayashi took over the Sauber with a time of 1:22,312 minutes daily and Wochenbestzeit. Second was Maldonado in the Williams, Third Paul di Resta in the Force India.
1st - 4th March: Barcelona
The third and final week of testing before the season was held in Barcelona. Except for Marussia and HRT all teams participated in the test. Marussias new chassis had failed the mandatory to participate crash test. HRT was indeed the motor home on site, but the vehicle was not yet ready for use.
Lotus, which had to cancel the last test because of a chassis problem was, back on the ground and scored with Romain Grosjean ( 1:23,252 minutes), the fastest time. Jenson Button ( McLaren) and Sergio Perez ( Sauber) finished second and third respectively. On the second day of testing Grosjean kept the lead and improved the Wochenbestzeit on 1:22,614 minutes. Second was his compatriot Jean- Éric Vergne (Toro Rosso ), third Sebastian Vettel ( Red Bull). On the third day of testing Pérez set the fastest time of 1:22,094 minutes ahead of Button and Daniel Ricciardo (Toro Rosso ). On the final day of testing at Lotus Kimi Raikkonen scored with 1:22,030 minutes, the fastest time. It was the fastest lap time of the 2012 cars in Barcelona. Second place went to Fernando Alonso ( Ferrari), Third Bruno Senna ( Williams).
In this test week some teams brought even more updates of their vehicles.
On August 31, 2011 race calendar of the FIA was confirmed.
Grand Prix of Australia
The Australian Grand Prix at Albert Park Circuit took place on March 18, 2012, and went over a distance of 58 laps of 5.303 km, which corresponds to a total distance of 307.574 km.
Jenson Button won the race ahead of Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton. Button has already taken over the lead at the start of Hamilton and gave them only briefly at pit stops from.
In the last round there were some duels, overtaking and touches that clearly from the sixth place altered the rankings again.
Daniel Ricciardo scored with a ninth place its first World Cup points in this Grand Prix.
Grand Prix of Malaysia
The Malaysian Grand Prix at the Sepang International Circuit was held on 25 March 2012 and went over a distance of 56 laps of 5.543 km, which corresponds to a total distance of 310.408 km.
Fernando Alonso won the race ahead of Sergio Perez and Lewis Hamilton. The race was dominated by the rain, which began just before the start and led to an interruption of the race in the ninth round.
It was the first podium placement of Pérez. In addition, Jean- Éric Vergne achieved for the first time in his Formula 1 career points.
Grand Prix of China
The Grand Prix of China at the Shanghai International Circuit was held on April 15, 2012, and went over a distance of 56 laps of 5.451 km, which corresponds to a total distance of 305.066 km.
In qualifying, Nico Rosberg achieved his first pole position in the Formula 1 World Championship as 96 drivers. In the race, his first Formula 1 victory came ahead of Jenson Button and Lewis Hamilton. It was the first Formula 1 victory for Mercedes as a designer since the Italian Grand Prix 1955. Joined Mercedes 1955-2010 not as a design engineer in Formula 1, but was active only as a motor manufacturer.
Grand Prix of Bahrain
The Bahrain Grand Prix at the Bahrain International Circuit was held on 22 April 2012, and went over a distance of 57 laps of 5.412 km, which corresponds to a total distance of 308.238 km.
Sebastian Vettel won the race ahead of Kimi Raikkonen and Romain Grosjean. It was Vettel's first win of the season and the first podium placement for Grosjean at all.
Vettel held the lead at the start and kept it apart from the pit stops throughout.
Grand Prix of Spain
The Spanish Grand Prix at the Circuit de Catalunya took place on 13 May 2012 and went over a distance of 66 laps of 4.655 km, which corresponds to a total distance of 307.104 km.
In qualifying, was Lewis Hamilton, who set the fastest lap, disqualified because he had less than the required liter of petrol in the tank at the end of qualifying. He took the race from last place in attack.
Pastor Maldonado won the race from pole position starting ahead of Fernando Alonso and Kimi Raikkonen. It was Maldonado's first win and his first pole position and first victory of each case and the first pole position of a Venezuelan.
At the start Maldonado lost the lead to Alonso. At the second pit stop Maldonado went ahead of Alonso in the lead.
After the race, broke into the box of the Williams team from a fire in which 31 people were injured.
Grand Prix of Monaco
The Monaco Grand Prix at the Circuit de Monaco took place on 27 May 2012, and went over a distance of 78 laps of 3.340 km, which corresponds to a total distance of 260.520 km.
In qualifying Michael Schumacher scored the first time in his Formula 1 return the fastest lap. Since he was however fined for causing the collision from the last race with a starting place penalty, Mark Webber started from pole position.
Webber finally won the race ahead of Nico Rosberg and Fernando Alonso. Webber claimed the lead at the start and kept them apart from the pit stops throughout. The first six drivers were for much of the race close together and eventually came within 6.2 seconds to the finish.
With the sixth driver Webber won the sixth race of the season.
Grand Prix of Canada
The Canadian Grand Prix at the Circuit Gilles -Villeneuve took place on 10 June 2012 and went over a distance of 70 laps of 4.361 km, which corresponds to a total distance of 305.270 km.
Lewis Hamilton won the race ahead of Romain Grosjean and Sergio Pérez.
Hamilton initially took second place behind Sebastian Vettel. The first pit stop both Hamilton and Fernando Alonso passed by Vettel. Hamilton led the race until his second pit stop. At this point, then took over the lead ahead of Alonso Vettel. Both pilots initially did not go to the box and took down their tires. Hamilton closed on the two and walked past them. Vettel entered a further stop and finished fourth, Alonso remained on the track and came in fifth.
With Hamilton, the seventh rider won the seventh race of the season. This happened yet in any Formula 1 season.
Grand Prix of Europe
The European Grand Prix at the Valencia Street Circuit was held on June 24, 2012, and went over a distance of 57 laps of 5.419 km, which corresponds to a total distance of 308.883 km.
Fernando Alonso won the race ahead of Kimi Raikkonen and Michael Schumacher. It was Schumacher's first podium placement for Mercedes. Alonso became the first pilot who in 2012 won a second Formula 1 race.
At the start of Sebastian Vettel held the lead. First, Lewis Hamilton was in second place until Romain Grosjean went past him. Vettel broke away from the rest of the field. A Safety Car period brought the field back together and closer to Hamilton Alonso passing on to third place. After Alonso was passed at the restart to Grosjean, Vettel made a little later with technical problems. Also Grosjean recorded a loss.
In the final phase, there was duels for the places behind Alonso. First Raikkonen took second place. Then there was the second- last lap duel between Hamilton and Maldonado, in which both touched and Hamilton failed. Schumacher eventually took the third place.
Grand Prix of Great Britain
The Grand Prix of Great Britain at Silverstone Circuit took place on 8 July 2012 and went over a distance of 52 laps of 5.891 km, which corresponds to a total distance of 306.198 km.
Mark Webber won the race ahead of Fernando Alonso and Sebastian Vettel.
Alonso led the race from pole position starting at the most laps. In the final phase, in which he was traveling on the softer tire compound, but it succeeded Webber, who used the harder tire at this time, down past him.
Grand Prix of Germany
The Grand Prix of Germany at the Hockenheimring Baden- Württemberg took place on 22 July 2012 and went over a distance of 67 laps of 4.574 km, which corresponds to a total distance of 306.458 km.
Fernando Alonso won the race ahead of Jenson Button and Kimi Raikkonen.
Alonso claimed the lead at the start and kept this pit stop adjusted continuously. Sebastian Vettel was over long distances in second place, but fell after the second pit stop behind Button. In the closing stages he went past Button by leaving the track, and came in second place to the finish. The race stewards saw in the overtaking maneuver in violation of the rules and penalties subsequently a drive-through penalty, which was converted into a 20-second time penalty. Vettel was thus seen as a fifth.
Grand Prix of Hungary
The Hungarian Grand Prix at the Hungaroring was held on 29 July 2012, and went over a distance of 69 laps of 4.381 km, which corresponds to a total distance of 302.249 km.
Lewis Hamilton won the race ahead of the Lotus driver Kimi Raikkonen and Romain Grosjean.
Hamilton held the lead at the start and gave them only briefly during the pit stops from. After initially Grosjean had driven in second place, Räikkönen took over this after his second pit stop with an overtaking maneuver against Grosjean at the pit lane exit. Raikkonen Hamilton approached then to around one second. An overtaking he did not do.
Grand Prix of Belgium
The Belgian Grand Prix at the Circuit de Spa -Francorchamps was held on September 2, 2012, and went over a distance of 44 laps of 7.004 km, which corresponds to a total distance of 308.052 km.
Jenson Button won the race with a start - to-finish victory in front of Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen.
The race started with a mass collision before the first curve in the excreting several pilots, including the world championship leader Fernando Alonso. Romain Grosjean, the cause of the collision, was subsequently blocked by the stewards for the next race.
While Button led throughout, there were several in the rest of the field position battles and overtaking.
Grand Prix of Italy
The Grand Prix of Italy at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza took place on September 9, 2012, and went over a distance of 53 laps of 5.793 km, which corresponds to a total distance of 306.72 kilometers.
Lewis Hamilton won the race ahead of Sergio Perez and Fernando Alonso.
Singapore Grand Prix
The Singapore Grand Prix on the Marina Bay Street Circuit was held on 23 September 2012, and went over a distance of 59 laps of 5.073 km, which corresponds to a total distance of 299.170 km.
Sebastian Vettel won the race ahead of Jenson Button and Fernando Alonso.
Lewis Hamilton initially leading the race. Due to a technical problem, he fell in leadership from lying. After two safety car periods, the race was ended by the 2- hour rule in round 59. Originally 61 rounds were planned.
Grand Prix of Japan
The Grand Prix of Japan at the Suzuka International Racing Course was held on 7 October 2012, and went over a distance of 53 laps of 5.807 km, which corresponds to a total distance of 307.471 km.
Sebastian Vettel won the race ahead of Felipe Massa and Kamui Kobayashi.
Vettel started from pole position, the race led to consistently and achieved the fastest lap. So he had a Grand Slam.
Vettel reduced with the victory of the residue on the world championship leader Fernando Alonso, who retired after a collision at the start, on four points.
Kobayashi scored the first podium finish of his Formula 1 career.
Grand Prix of Korea
The Grand Prix of Korea on the Korean International Circuit took place on 14 October 2012, and went over a distance of 55 laps of 5.615 km, which corresponds to a total distance of 308.630 km.
Sebastian Vettel won the race ahead of team- mate Mark Webber and Fernando Alonso.
Vettel took the victory with the lead in the drivers' world championship.
Grand Prix of India
The Grand Prix of India at the Buddh International Circuit was held on 28 October 2012, and went over a distance of 60 laps of 5.125 km, which corresponds to a total distance of 307.249 km.
Sebastian Vettel won the race ahead of Fernando Alonso and Mark Webber.
Vettel claimed the lead at the start and kept them until the end of the race. Webber was first in second place until he fell back with KERS problems behind Alonso, who had made a good two positions in the starting phase.
Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi
The Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi at the Yas Marina Circuit was held on November 4, 2012, and went over a distance of 55 laps of 5.554 km, which corresponds to a total distance of 305.355 km.
In qualifying, Sebastian Vettel was the third fastest lap, disqualified because he had violated the rules. He took the race out of the box in attack.
Kimi Raikkonen won the race ahead of Fernando Alonso and Vettel. It was Räikkönen's only win of the season.
Until his technical failure of Lewis Hamilton led the race. Then Raikkonen took the lead and kept it until the end of the race. Vettel, who had started out of the box, showed some overtaking and benefited from two Safety Car periods. Despite the stops for repairs due to a damaged front wing, he drove up to third place.
United States Grand Prix
The Grand Prix of USA at the Circuit of The Americas was held on 18 November 2012, and went over a distance of 56 laps of 5.516 km, which corresponds to a total distance of 308.896 km.
Lewis Hamilton won the race ahead of Sebastian Vettel and Fernando Alonso.
Vettel held the lead at the start and initially leading the race. Through an overtaking maneuver in the second half of the race Hamilton was able to drive past Vettel. He kept the lead until the finish.
During the World Cup, the driver remained open, Red Bull -Renault secured the Constructors' World Championship title.
Grand Prix of Brazil
The Grand Prix of Brazil at the Autódromo José Carlos Pace was held on 25 November 2012, and went over a distance of 71 laps of 4.309 km, which corresponds to a total distance of 305.909 km.
Jenson Button won the race ahead of Fernando Alonso and Felipe Massa.
After an eventful race Sebastian Vettel handed a sixth place to win the world title.
It was the last race of Michael Schumacher.
This table shows that have achieved better rankings in qualifying in the Team which driver.
This table shows that have achieved better position in the race in which Team driver. If a team in a race no driver have come in the standings, this is taken as 0:0.
World Cup ratings
World Champion will be the one driver or designer who has accumulated up to the end of the season the most points in the World Championship. The distribution of points, the placings in the overall result of each race are taken into account. The ten top-ranked riders in each race will receive points according to the following scheme: