The 2012 fantasy Competition is underway
First the Relevant Facts and figures that determine the points…
HRT failed to Qualify within 107% with the result at both drivers receive automatic scores of -75points. The Constructor also receives an automatic score of -10 points per Car.
Perez qualified into the Q2 group earning 1 bonus point, however a 5 place grid penalty dropping him out of that group means no bonus point. As per the rules, no promoted driver gains bonus points as a result of this.
Qualifying bonuses for Constructor having both cars in Q3 go to Red Bull, McLaren and Mercedes, with the Engine supplier bonuses going to Mercedes and Renault for each powering 2 different constructors into Q3.
There were 3 leaders of the race Vettel, Hamilton and Button, each receive 1 bonus point, Button lead the most laps resulting in additional bonus points to him, McLaren and Mercedes.
The top 2 engines from each supplier, powering different constructors are colour coded for easy reference.
Of those who were classified non finishers, Kovalainen and Petrov in the Caterhams and Schumacher in the Mercedes were all judged to have suffered a technical DNF, with the result that Caterham has a -5 points penalty for each of their cars, and Mercedes a -5 point penalty for Schumacher’s Car.
Onto the results…
Top Scorer was TS Racing with 71 points, with Team AWB and TMSV Grand Prix sharing second spot with 66 points.
Full results and points breakdowns can be seen below.