Following the pole sitter Lewis Hamilton’s retirement, Kimi Raikkonen takes the all control of the race and finally he finished top on the podium in the day and night race for the 2012 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
After the two year absence from the Formula 1, the Finn back to the sport in this season with Lotus F1 team, and he consistently performed the all 18 races in this season and finally he took the top podium for Abu Dhabi GP, this is his 19thcareer victory and its first win in the second return of the F1 since 2009 Belgian GP.
Lewis Hamilton, Pastor Maldonado and Kimi Raikkonen made a fantastic start from the front row, but once again Red Bull’s Mark Webber made a start with error. It advantaged for Kimi Raikkonen and Fernando Alonso. In lap 39 Perez made a mistake and crashed with Grosjean and Webber. The Lotus and Webber guys force out following this incident.
The Safety Car deployed race in the first time following incident on lap 9 HRT’s Narain Karthikeyan and Mercedes’ Nico Rosberg crashed at Turn 16. Once again Safety Car came in the race in lap 39 Perez and Grosjean made a collision and collect Webber. The consequence was Webber and Grosjean out of the race.
The Lucky man Sebastian Vettel start from the pit-lane following the penalty. But two times Safety Car running and team strategy give him third place on the podium. Following the race he still leading drivers championship, 10 points ahead of main rival Fernando Alonso.