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The 2012 FF1M Season, will be the twentieth season of the FF1M series and was announced on 16th June 2018 following the release of the final race of the 2011 FF1M Season. The season started on 23rd September 2012.

Fernando Alonso returned to defend the Drivers title, driving for new team Willows Racing. Pedersen returned to defend their Constructors title.

Background

This will be the first season after a hiatus of several years. With the announcement of the new season a new teaser website was unveiled at http://ff1m.ajayrious.com.

Changes

  • All Team and Engine performance will be reset for the new season.
  • The AFIA announced that all teams will have to conform to a budget cap of 100 credits per season.
  • New aerodynamic rules reverting cars to 2002 season levels of downforce

Teams and Drivers

Entry List

Team Engine Tyre No. Race Drivers Test Driver/s
22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Willows Racing Mercedes (W) Pirelli 1 22px-Flag of Spain.svg-1- Fernando Alonso 22px-Flag of Portugal.svg-1- António Félix da Costa
2 22px-Flag of Venezuela.svg-1- Pastor Maldonado
22px-Flag of Denmark.svg-1- Orange Pedersen BMW (W) Pirelli 3 22px-Flag of Japan.svg-1- Kamui Kobayashi 23px-Flag of Indonesia.svg Rio Haryanto
4 22px-Flag of Brazil.svg-1- Bruno Senna
22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- TornadoF1 Ferrari (C) Pirelli 5 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Lewis Hamilton 22px-Flag of Finland.svg-1- Valtteri Bottas
6 22px-Flag of Australia.svg-1- Daniel Ricciardo
22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Shake n' Bake Honda (C) Pirelli 7 22px-Flag of Germany.svg-1- Sebastian Vettel 20px-Flag of Switzerland.svg-1- Edoardo Mortara
8 22px-Flag of Mexico.svg-1- Sergio Pérez
22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Flymo Mitchell Toyota Toyota (W) Pirelli 9 22px-Flag of Germany.svg-1- Nico Hülkenberg 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Oliver Turvey

22px-Flag of Sweden.svg-1- Marcus Ericsson

10 22px-Flag of Spain.svg-1- Jaime Alguersuari
22px-Flag of Germany.svg-1- Nick Heidfeld
22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- FJR Honda (C) Pirelli 11 22px-Flag of Finland.svg-1- Kimi Räikkönen 22px-Flag of Denmark.svg-1- Kevin Magnussen
12 22px-Flag of France.svg-1- Romain Grosjean
22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Ajay Motorsports Cosworth (C) Pirelli 14 22px-Flag of Australia.svg-1- Mark Webber 22px-Flag of France.svg-1- Tom Dillmann
15 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Jenson Button
22px-Flag of France.svg-1- Tom Dillmann
22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Andrew Racing Renault (C) Pirelli 16 22px-Flag of Germany.svg-1- Adrian Sutil 22px-Flag of the Netherlands.svg-1- Robin Frijns
17 22px-Flag of Poland.svg-1- Robert Kubica
22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- GR Motorsports Renault (C) Pirelli 18 20px-Flag of Switzerland.svg-1- Sébastien Buemi 22px-Flag of Russia.svg-1- Mikhail Aleshin
19 22px-Flag of France.svg-1- Jean-Éric Vergne
22px-Flag of Ireland.svg-1- Horizon F1 Honda (C) Pirelli 20 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Sam Bird 22px-Flag of the United States.svg-1- Conor Daly
21 22px-Flag of Canada.svg-1- Robert Wickens
22px-Flag of Scotland.svg Sean Connery Motorschhh Ferrari (W) Pirelli 22 22px-Flag of Germany.svg-1- Nico Rosberg 22px-Flag of Brazil.svg-1- Felipe Nasr
23 22px-Flag of Brazil.svg-1- Lucas di Grassi

Engines: (W) = Works (C) = Customer

Team Changes

  • Shannon and Leblanc did not submit an entry for the 2012 season and did not return after 2011.
  • Gui Racing announced they would retire from competition, not wanting to further damage the teams status after several seasons in which they were perceived to have underperformed. They would be replaced by the returning Sean Connery Motorschhh who had previously operated in the 1995 FF1M Season.
  • Two new teams, HorizonF1 and Willows Racing submitted entries for the 2012 season which were approved by the AFIA.

Driver Changes

Mid-Season Changes

Season Calendar

Round Grand Prix Circuit Date
1 22px-Flag of Australia.svg-1- Australian GP Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit, Melbourne 18th March
2 22px-Flag of Brazil.svg-1- Brazilian GP Autódromo José Carlos Pace, São Paulo 1st April
3 22px-Flag of the United States.svg-1- United States GP West Long Beach Circuit, California 15th April
4 22px-Flag of San Marino.svg-1- San Marino GP Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari, Imola 29th April
5 22px-Flag of Spain.svg-1- Spanish GP Circuit de Catalunya, Barcelona 13th May
6 22px-Flag of Monaco.svg-1- Monaco GP Circuit de Monaco, Monte Carlo 27th May
7 22px-Flag of Canada.svg-1- Canadian GP Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Montreal 10th June
8 22px-Flag of Austria.svg-1- Austrian GP Red Bull Ring, Spielberg 24th June
9 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- British GP Silverstone Circuit, Silverstone 8th July
10 22px-Flag of Germany.svg-1- German GP Hockenheimring, Hockenheim 22nd July
11 22px-Flag of Hungary.svg-1- Hungarian GP Hungaroring, Budapest 29th July
12 22px-Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Belgian GP Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, Stavelot 2nd September
13 22px-Flag of Italy.svg-1- Italian GP Autodromo Nazionale Monza, Monza 9th September
14 22px-Flag of Singapore.svg-1- Singapore GP Marina Bay Street Circuit, Marina Bay 23rd September
15 22px-Flag of Japan.svg-1- Japanese GP Suzuka International Racing Course, Suzuka 7th October
16 22px-Flag of the United States.svg-1- United States GP East Road America, Elkhart Lake 21st October
17 22px-Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg-1- Abu Dhabi GP Yas Marina Circuit, Yas Marina 4th November

Testing Calendar

Test Date Country Circuit Fastest Driver (Team)
Pre Season
1 4th February 22px-Flag of Spain.svg-1- Spain Motorland Aragon 22px-Flag of Finland.svg-1- Valtteri Bottas (TornadoF1)
5th February 22px-Flag of Finland.svg-1- Valtteri Bottas (TornadoF1)
2 17th February 22px-Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg-1- Dubai Dubai Autodrome 22px-Flag of Finland.svg-1- Valtteri Bottas (TornadoF1)
18th February 22px-Flag of France.svg-1- Tom Dillmann (Ajay Motorsports)
3 25th February 22px-Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg-1- Abu Dhabi Yas Marina Circuit 22px-Flag of Finland.svg-1- Valtteri Bottas (TornadoF1)
26th February 22px-Flag of Finland.svg-1- Valtteri Bottas (TornadoF1)
4 3rd March 22px-Flag of Bahrain.svg-1- Bahrain Bahrain International Circuit 22px-Flag of Finland.svg-1- Valtteri Bottas (TornadoF1)
4th March 22px-Flag of Finland.svg-1- Valtteri Bottas (TornadoF1)
Mid Season
1 21st April 22px-Flag of France.svg-1- France Circuit Paul Ricard 22px-Flag of France.svg-1- Romain Grosjean (FJR)
22nd April 22px-Flag of Germany.svg-1- Sebastian Vettel (Shake n' Bake)
2 17th June 22px-Flag of Germany.svg-1- Germany Nürburgring 22px-Flag of Germany.svg-1- Sebastian Vettel (Shake n' Bake)
18th June 22px-Flag of Poland.svg-1- Robert Kubica (AndrewF1)
3 11th September 22px-Flag of Italy.svg-1- Italy Autodromo Vallelunga Piero Taruffi 22px-Flag of Germany.svg-1- Sebastian Vettel (Shake n' Bake)
12th September 22px-Flag of Germany.svg-1- Sebastian Vettel (Shake n' Bake)

Results and Standings

Grands Prix

Round Grand Prix Pole Position Fastest Lap Winning Driver Winning Constructor
1 22px-Flag of Australia.svg-1- Australian GP 22px-Flag of Germany.svg-1- Nico Rosberg 22px-Flag of Poland.svg-1- Robert Kubica 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Lewis Hamilton 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- TornadoF1 Ferrari
2 22px-Flag of Brazil.svg-1- Brazilian GP 22px-Flag of Spain.svg-1- Fernando Alonso 22px-Flag of Finland.svg-1- Kimi Räikkönen 22px-Flag of Germany.svg-1- Nico Rosberg 22px-Flag of Scotland.svg SCM Ferrari
3 22px-Flag of the United States.svg-1- US GP West 22px-Flag of Germany.svg-1- Nico Rosberg 22px-Flag of France.svg-1- Romain Grosjean 22px-Flag of Finland.svg-1- Kimi Räikkönen 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- FJR Honda
4 22px-Flag of San Marino.svg-1- San Marino GP 22px-Flag of Germany.svg-1- Nico Rosberg 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Lewis Hamilton 22px-Flag of Germany.svg-1- Nico Rosberg 22px-Flag of Scotland.svg SCM Ferrari
5 22px-Flag of Spain.svg-1- Spanish GP 22px-Flag of Germany.svg-1- Nico Rosberg 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Lewis Hamilton 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Lewis Hamilton 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- TornadoF1 Ferrari
6 22px-Flag of Monaco.svg-1- Monaco GP 22px-Flag of Germany.svg-1- Nico Rosberg 22px-Flag of Australia.svg-1- Daniel Ricciardo 22px-Flag of Brazil.svg-1- Bruno Senna 22px-Flag of Denmark.svg-1- Pedersen BMW
7 22px-Flag of Canada.svg-1- Canadian GP 22px-Flag of Germany.svg-1- Nico Rosberg 22px-Flag of Spain.svg-1- Fernando Alonso 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Lewis Hamilton 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- TornadoF1 Ferrari
8 22px-Flag of Austria.svg-1- Austrian GP 22px-Flag of Spain.svg-1- Fernando Alonso 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Lewis Hamilton 22px-Flag of Spain.svg-1- Fernando Alonso 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Willows Mercedes
9 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- British GP 22px-Flag of Australia.svg-1- Daniel Ricciardo 22px-Flag of Spain.svg-1- Fernando Alonso 22px-Flag of Australia.svg-1- Daniel Ricciardo 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- TornadoF1 Ferrari
10 22px-Flag of Germany.svg-1- German GP 22px-Flag of Spain.svg-1- Fernando Alonso 22px-Flag of Finland.svg-1- Kimi Räikkönen 22px-Flag of Spain.svg-1- Fernando Alonso 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Willows Mercedes
11 22px-Flag of Hungary.svg-1- Hungarian GP 22px-Flag of Germany.svg-1- Nico Rosberg 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Lewis Hamilton 22px-Flag of Australia.svg-1- Daniel Ricciardo 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- TornadoF1 Ferrari
12 22px-Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Belgian GP 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Lewis Hamilton 22px-Flag of Germany.svg-1- Nico Rosberg 22px-Flag of Germany.svg-1- Nico Rosberg 22px-Flag of Scotland.svg SCM Ferrari
13 22px-Flag of Italy.svg-1- Italian GP 22px-Flag of Germany.svg-1- Nico Rosberg 22px-Flag of Spain.svg-1- Fernando Alonso 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Lewis Hamilton 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- TornadoF1 Ferrari
14 22px-Flag of Singapore.svg-1- Singapore GP 22px-Flag of Germany.svg-1- Nico Rosberg 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Lewis Hamilton 22px-Flag of Spain.svg-1- Fernando Alonso 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Willows Mercedes
15 22px-Flag of Japan.svg-1- Japanese GP 22px-Flag of Germany.svg-1- Nico Rosberg 22px-Flag of Spain.svg-1- Fernando Alonso 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Lewis Hamilton 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- TornadoF1 Ferrari
16 22px-Flag of the United States.svg-1- US GP East 22px-Flag of Germany.svg-1- Nico Rosberg 22px-Flag of Spain.svg-1- Fernando Alonso 22px-Flag of Spain.svg-1- Fernando Alonso 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Willows Mercedes
17 22px-Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg-1- Abu Dhabi GP 22px-Flag of Germany.svg-1- Nico Rosberg 22px-Flag of Spain.svg-1- Fernando Alonso 22px-Flag of Spain.svg-1- Fernando Alonso 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Willows Mercedes

Championship standings

Scoring system

Points are awarded to the top 8 classified finishers in race.

Position  1st   2nd   3rd   4th   5th   6th   7th   8th 
Points 12 8 6 5 4 3 2 1

Drivers Championship

Pos. Drivers AUS BRA USW SMR ESP MCO CAN AUT GBR GER HUN BEL ITA SGP JPN USE ABU PTS.
1 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Lewis Hamilton 1 3 Ret Ret 1 Ret 1 2 2 4 Ret 2 1 3 1 2 2 117
2 22px-Flag of Australia.svg-1- Daniel Ricciardo 4 13 11 9 2 Ret Ret 5 1 2 1 3 2 Ret 2 3 4 82
3 22px-Flag of Germany.svg-1- Nico Rosberg 2 1 2 1 Ret Ret Ret 3 3 Ret Ret 1 3 Ret Ret 4 3 81
4 22px-Flag of Spain.svg-1- Fernando Alonso 16* 8 Ret 2 10 Ret 4 1 Ret 1 Ret Ret Ret 1 3 1 1 80
5 22px-Flag of France.svg-1- Romain Grosjean Ret 7 4 5 7 3 3 Ret 4 5 2 7 6 4 Ret 7 Ret 54
6 22px-Flag of Brazil.svg-1- Lucas di Grassi 9 9 Ret Ret 16 2 5 6 7 3 4 4 Ret 2 4 6 Ret 49
7 22px-Flag of Germany.svg-1- Sebastian Vettel 3 4 3 4 Ret Ret 2 8 8 Ret 5 Ret Ret Ret 7 Ret Ret 38
8 22px-Flag of Venezuela.svg-1- Pastor Maldonado 15 5 14* 6 Ret Ret Ret 4 Ret Ret 3 8 4 Ret 5 5 15* 32
9 22px-Flag of Finland.svg-1- Kimi Räikkönen Ret Ret 1 Ret 8 Ret Ret Ret 5 6 Ret 5 10 5 9 9 Ret 28
10 22px-Flag of Brazil.svg-1- Bruno Senna Ret Ret Ret 7 Ret 1 Ret 9 11 14* 8 10 5 Ret 8 8 5 25
11 22px-Flag of Japan.svg-1- Kamui Kobayashi 11 11 5 3 Ret Ret Ret 7 Ret Ret Ret 6 8 6 6 Ret Ret 22
12 22px-Flag of Poland.svg-1- Robert Kubica 5 2 12 13 3 Ret Ret 16 12 10 6 13 9 9 15 Ret Ret 21
13 22px-Flag of Germany.svg-1- Adrian Sutil 10 6 8 15 5 6 6 18 6 9 Ret 9 12 12 14 12 8 18
14 22px-Flag of Germany.svg-1- Nico Hülkenberg Ret 19 7 19 4 Ret 8 14 Ret 8 Ret 17 13 Ret 13 15 13 9
15 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Sam Bird 7 17 13 12 17 8 11* 10 15 7 10 18 11 7 Ret Ret 7 9
16 22px-Flag of Australia.svg-1- Mark Webber 6 12 Ret 18 12 4 Ret 11 10 11 12 12 16 Ret Ret 16 11 8
17 22px-Flag of Mexico.svg-1- Sergio Pérez Ret 18 6 11 9 Ret Ret Ret 16* Ret Ret Ret 7 Ret 10 10 6 8
18 22px-Flag of Spain.svg-1- Jaime Alguersuari 13 15 Ret 17 11 5 Ret 13 13 4
19 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Jenson Button 8 10 9 10 6 Ret 10 Ret Ret Ret Ret 15 14 4
20 22px-Flag of France.svg-1- Jean-Éric Vergne 14 20* 10 16 14 7 7 12 9 12 11 14 Ret 10 16 13 9 4
21 22px-Flag of Germany.svg-1- Nick Heidfeld 13 7 19 Ret 14 17 18 12 2
22 20px-Flag of Switzerland.svg-1- Sébastien Buemi 12 16 Ret 8 15 Ret Ret 15 14 Ret 9 16 15 11 11 14 10 1
23 22px-Flag of Canada.svg-1- Robert Wickens 17 14 Ret 14 13 Ret 9 17 Ret Ret Ret 11 17 8 12 11 Ret 1
24 22px-Flag of France.svg-1- Tom Dillmann 13 18 17 14 0

*Retired from the race but classified as more than 90% race distance had been covered.

Teams Championship

Pos. Teams No. AUS BRA USW SMR ESP MCO CAN AUT GBR GER HUN BEL ITA SGP JPN USE ABU PTS.
1 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- TornadoF1 Ferrari 5 1 3 Ret Ret 1 Ret 1 2 2 4 Ret 2 1 3 1 2 2 199
6 4 13 11 9 2 Ret Ret 5 1 2 1 3 2 Ret 2 3 4
2 22px-Flag of Scotland.svg SC Motorschhh Ferrari 22 2 1 2 1 Ret Ret Ret 3 3 Ret Ret 1 3 Ret Ret 4 3 130
23 9 9 Ret Ret 16 2 5 6 7 3 4 4 Ret 2 4 6 Ret
3 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Willows Racing Mercedes 1 16* 8 Ret 2 10 Ret 4 1 Ret 1 Ret Ret Ret 1 3 1 1 112
2 15 5 14* 6 Ret Ret Ret 4 Ret Ret 3 8 4 Ret 5 5 15*
4 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- FJR Honda 11 Ret Ret 1 Ret 8 Ret Ret Ret 5 6 Ret 5 10 5 9 9 Ret 82
12 Ret 7 4 5 7 3 3 Ret 4 5 2 7 6 4 Ret 7 Ret
5 22px-Flag of Denmark.svg-1- Pedersen BMW 3 11 11 5 3 Ret Ret Ret 7 Ret Ret Ret 6 8 6 6 Ret Ret 47
4 Ret Ret Ret 7 Ret 1 Ret 9 11 14 8 10 5 Ret 8 8 5
6 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Shake n Bake Honda 7 3 4 3 4 Ret Ret 2 8 8 Ret 5 Ret Ret Ret 7 Ret Ret 46
8 Ret 18 6 11 9 Ret Ret Ret 16 Ret Ret Ret 7 Ret 10 10 6
7 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- AndrewF1 Renault 16 16 6 8 15 5 6 7 18 6 9 Ret 9 12 12 14 12 8 39
17 5 2 12 13 3 Ret Ret 16 12 10 6 13 9 9 15 Ret Ret
8 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Mitchell Toyota 9 Ret 19 7 19 4 Ret 8 14 Ret 8 Ret 17 13 Ret 13 15 13 15
10 13 15 Ret 17 11 5 Ret 13 13
13 7 19 Ret 14 17 18 12
9 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Ajay Motorsports Cosworth 14 6 12 Ret 18 12 4 Ret 11 10 11 12 12 16 Ret Ret 16 11 12
15 8 10 9 10 6 Ret 10 Ret Ret Ret Ret 15 14
13 18 17 14
10 22px-Flag of Ireland.svg-1- Horizon F1 Honda 20 7 17 13 12 17 8 11* 10 15 7 10 18 11 7 Ret Ret 7 10
21 17 14 15 14 13 Ret 9 17 Ret Ret Ret 11 17 8 12 11 Ret
11 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- GR Motorsports Renault 18 12 16 Ret 8 15 Ret Ret 15 14 Ret 9 16 15 11 11 14 10 5
19 14 20* 10 16 14 7 7 12 9 12 11 14 Ret 9 16 13 9
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