McLaren's Lewis Hamilton Wins Inaugural U.S. Grand Prix 2012

Author: Sahil Shaikh
Published: November 19, 2012 at 6:11 am

Lewis Hamilton (2nd from right) celebrates winning the US Grand Prix with 2nd place finisher Sebastian Vettel (left) racing legend Mario Andretti (2nd from left) and 3rd place finisher Fernando Alonso (right)  Photo Express-News SA

Austin, Texas; November 18, 2012:
McLaren-Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton wins the 2012 United States Grand Prix race at Circuit of the Americas, Austin, Texas. It was the first F1 race in United States since 2007.

German driver Sebastian Vettel once again failed to seal first place in the Drivers' Championship rankings, meaning the battle for "2012 World Drivers Championship" will continue at the 72 lap Brazilian Grand Prix, the final race of the calendar year, due to be held in São Paulo, Brazil on the 25th of November.

Lewis Hamilton hoists the winners trophy after the United States Grand Prix Sunday at the Circuit of the America's in AustinFerrari driver Fernando Alonso who will battle with Vettel for the "World Drivers Championship" managed to secure a place at the podium, finishing third in the race and gaining 15 points and thus keeping himself alive for the prestigious title.

Sebastian Vettel kicked off the race at pole position and leaded for 41 laps until Hamilton surpassed him. Hamilton finished only 0.675 seconds ahead of Vettel.

After the win Hamilton said on his team’s radio, "That was amazing guys, that was wicked. You did a great job all weekend. Thanks guys, we definitely do deserved that one."


The table of Top 5 Finishers of US Grand Prix:

Position Driver Nation Constructor Points
1 Lewis Hamilton United Kingdom McLaren-Mercedes 25
2 Sebastian Vettel Germany Red Bull-Renault 18
3 Fernando Alonso Spain Ferrari 15
4 Felipe Massa Brazil Ferrari 12
5 Jenson Button United Kingdom McLaren-Mercedes 10

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