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Button takes faultless win in chaotic race
Sunday 02nd September 2012, 14:42 by TF1T Staff
Jenson Button took a faultless pole to flag victory at the 2012 Belgian Grand Prix in his 50th race for the McLaren outfit.
The start of the race saw a chaotic crash which took out four of the leading cars including championship leader Fernando Alonso. The crash, caused by Romain Grosjean, resulted in a safety car for the first four laps as they cleared the Lotus, Ferrari, McLaren of Lewis Hamilton and Sauber of Sergio Perez.
As the race restarted, it was Sebastian Vettel who made up the most places to secure second ahead of Kimi Raikkonen.
2012 Belgian GP Results:
Pos Driver Team Gap Pts 01. J. Button McLaren 25 02. S. Vettel Red Bull +13.6 18 03. K. Raikkonen Lotus +25.3 15 04. N. Hulkenberg Force India +27.8 12 05. F. Massa Ferrari +29.8 10 06. M. Webber Red Bull +31.2 8 07. M. Schumacher Mercedes +53.3 6 08. J. Vergne Toro Rosso +58.8 4 09. D. Ricciardo Toro Rosso +1:02.9 2 10. P. di Resta Force India +1:03.7 1 11. N. Rosberg Mercedes +1:05.1 12. B. Senna Williams +1:11.5 13. K. Kobayashi Sauber +1 lap 14. V. Petrov Caterham +1 lap 15. T. Glock Marussia +1 lap 16. C. Pic Marussia +1 lap 17. H. Kovalainen Caterham +1 lap 18. P. de la Rosa HRT +1 lap 19. N. Karthikeyan HRT +15 laps 20. P. Maldonado Williams +40 laps 21. S. Perez Sauber +44 laps 22. F. Alonso Ferrari +44 laps 23. L. Hamilton McLaren +44 laps 24. R. Grosjean Lotus +44 laps
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