The 2012 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi (V8) Grand Prix was a motor race for the Australian sedan-based V8 Supercars racing cars. It was the thirteenth event of the 2012 International V8 Supercars Championship. It was held on the weekend of 2–4 November at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

The event was the main support category for the Formula One Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Holden driver Jamie Whincup dominated the weekend, winning all three races, after Ford driver Will Davison took all three pole positions.[1]

Results

Race 24

Qualifying

Pos No Name Car Team Time
1 6 Australia Will Davison Ford Performance Racing Ford FG Falcon 2:11.7660
2 1 Australia Jamie Whincup Triple Eight Race Engineering Holden VE Commodore 2:11.8850
3 9 New Zealand Shane van Gisbergen Stone Brothers Racing Ford FG Falcon 2:12.2550
4 47 Australia Tim Slade James Rosenberg Racing Ford FG Falcon 2:12.2630
5 4 Australia Lee Holdsworth Stone Brothers Racing Ford FG Falcon 2:12.4170
6 2 Australia Garth Tander Holden Racing Team Holden VE Commodore 2:12.4860
7 5 Australia Mark Winterbottom Ford Performance Racing Ford FG Falcon 2:12.5730
8 19 Australia Jonathon Webb Tekno Autosports Holden VE Commodore 2:12.5800
9 888 Australia Craig Lowndes Triple Eight Race Engineering Holden VE Commodore 2:12.6870
10 22 Australia James Courtney Holden Racing Team Holden VE Commodore 2:12.6880
11 55 Australia David Reynolds Rod Nash Racing Ford FG Falcon 2:12.7080
12 14 New Zealand Fabian Coulthard Brad Jones Racing Holden VE Commodore 2:12.7300
13 91 Australia Michael Patrizi Tekno Autosports Holden VE Commodore 2:12.7830
14 18 Australia James Moffat Dick Johnson Racing Ford FG Falcon 2:12.8140
15 34 Australia Michael Caruso Garry Rogers Motorsport Holden VE Commodore 2:12.8790
16 33 France Alexandre Premat Garry Rogers Motorsport Holden VE Commodore 2:12.9000
17 15 Australia Rick Kelly Kelly Racing Holden VE Commodore 2:12.9170
18 3 Australia Tony D'Alberto Tony D'Alberto Racing Ford FG Falcon 2:12.9330
19 49 Australia Steve Owen Paul Morris Motorsport Ford FG Falcon 2:13.0090
20 66 Australia Russell Ingall Walkinshaw Racing Holden VE Commodore 2:13.1840
21 8 Australia Jason Bright Brad Jones Racing Holden VE Commodore 2:13.2800
22 17 Australia Steven Johnson Dick Johnson Racing Ford FG Falcon 2:13.4570
23 11 Australia Karl Reindler Kelly Racing Holden VE Commodore 2:13.5450
24 12 Australia Dean Fiore Triple F Racing Ford FG Falcon 2:13.6880
25 21 Australia David Wall Britek Motorsport Holden VE Commodore 2:13.8880
26 30 Australia Taz Douglas Lucas Dumbrell Motorsport Holden VE Commodore 2:14.4450
27 7 Australia Tim Blanchard Kelly Racing Holden VE Commodore 2:14.4590
28 51 New Zealand Greg Murphy Kelly Racing Holden VE Commodore 2:14.4450
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Race

Pos No Name Team Laps Time/Retired Grid
1 1 Australia Jamie Whincup Triple Eight Race Engineering 12 27min 05.2950sec 2
2 6 Australia Will Davison Ford Performance Racing 12 + 4.100 s 1
3 9 New Zealand Shane van Gisbergen Stone Brothers Racing 12 + 9.211 s 3
4 47 Australia Tim Slade James Rosenberg Racing 12 + 10.634 s 4
5 4 Australia Lee Holdsworth Stone Brothers Racing 12 + 13.627 s 5
6 5 Australia Mark Winterbottom Ford Performance Racing 12 + 14.898 s 7
7 2 Australia Garth Tander Holden Racing Team 12 + 15.827 s 6
8 888 Australia Craig Lowndes Triple Eight Race Engineering 12 + 17.851 s 9
9 18 Australia James Moffat Dick Johnson Racing 12 + 20.255 s 14
10 19 Australia Jonathon Webb Tekno Autosports 12 + 24.118 s 8
11 14 New Zealand Fabian Coulthard Brad Jones Racing 12 + 24.339 s 12
12 91 Australia Michael Patrizi Tekno Autosports 12 + 26.390 s 13
13 55 Australia David Reynolds Rod Nash Racing 12 + 26.441 s 11
14 3 Australia Tony D'Alberto Tony D'Alberto Racing 12 + 26.708 s 18
15 17 Australia Steven Johnson Dick Johnson Racing 12 + 30.000 s 22
16 34 Australia Michael Caruso Garry Rogers Motorsport 12 + 32.897 s 15
17 12 Australia Dean Fiore Triple F Racing 12 + 36.504 s 24
18 66 Australia Russell Ingall Walkinshaw Racing 12 + 39.070 s 20
19 8 Australia Jason Bright Brad Jones Racing 12 + 41.733 s 21
20 33 France Alexandre Premat Garry Rogers Motorsport 12 + 42.724 s 16
21 11 Australia Karl Reindler Kelly Racing 12 + 43.193 s 23
22 21 Australia David Wall Britek Motorsport 12 + 45.981 s 25
23 49 Australia Steve Owen Paul Morris Motorsport 12 + 49.079 s 19
24 7 Australia Tim Blanchard Kelly Racing 12 + 50.487 s 27
25 51 New Zealand Greg Murphy Kelly Racing 12 + 52.065 s 28
26 30 Australia Taz Douglas Lucas Dumbrell Motorsport 12 + 52.683 s 26
27 15 Australia Rick Kelly Kelly Racing 9 + 3 laps 17
Ret 22 Australia James Courtney Holden Racing Team 1 Retired 10
Fastest lap: Jamie Whincup (Triple Eight Race Engineering), 2:14.6090
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Race 25

Race

Race 26

Race

Standings

  • After 26 of 30 races.
Pos No Name Team Points
1 1 Australia Jamie Whincup Triple Eight Race Engineering 3360
2 5 Australia Mark Winterbottom Ford Performance Racing 3064
3 888 Australia Craig Lowndes Triple Eight Race Engineering 2971
4 6 Australia Will Davison Ford Performance Racing 2779
5 9 New Zealand Shane van Gisbergen Stone Brothers Racing 2434

References

  1. ^ "Whincup sweeps Abu Dhabi". ABC News. 4 November 2012. Retrieved 22 March 2013.

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