With Chevrolet having swept to another Manufacturers' Championship title, the battle is now between its drivers to win the Drivers' Championship title

Current championship standings of the 2012 FIA World Touring Car Championship after the completion of the Race of Japan (Round 10):


2012 FIA WTCC Drivers’ Championship Standings:

Driver Team Points  
1. Yvan Muller FRA RML Chevrolet Cruze 1.6T Chevrolet 345  
=. Robert Huff GBR RML Chevrolet Cruze 1.6T Chevrolet 345  
3. Alain Menu SUI RML Chevrolet Cruze 1.6T Chevrolet 307  
4. Gabriele Tarquini ITA Lukoil Racing SEAT León WTCC SEAT 220  
5. Tom Coronel NED ROAL Motorsport BMW 320TC BMW 172  
6. Norbert Michelisz HUN Zengõ Motorsport BMW 320TC BMW 152  
7. Pepe Oriola ESP Tuenti Racing Team SEAT León WTCC SEAT 131  
8. Stefano D’Aste ITA Wiechers-Sport BMW 320TC BMW 117  
9. Alex MacDowell GBR Bamboo Chevrolet Cruze 1.6T Chevrolet 66
=. Tiago Monteiro POR SUNRED León / JAS Honda Civic SEAT / Honda 66  
11. Mehdi Bennani MOR Proteam Racing BMW 320TC BMW 54  
12. Franz Engstler DEU Liqui Moly Engstler BMW 320TC BMW 48
13. Alberto Cerqui ITA ROAL Motorsport BMW 320TC BMW 37  
14. Aleksei Dudukalo RUS Lukoil Racing SEAT León WTCC SEAT 27  
15. Michel Nykjær DEN Bamboo Chevrolet Cruze 1.6T Chevrolet 20  
16. Darryl O’Young HKG STR SEAT León / Bamboo Chevrolet SEAT / Chevrolet 17  
17. Rickard Rydell SWE Chevrolet Sweden Cruze 1.6T Chevrolet 14  
18. James Nash GBR Team Aon Ford Focus S2000 TC Ford 12  
19. Tom Boardman GBR Special Tune Racing SEAT León WTCC SEAT 9  
20. Tom Chilton GBR Team Aon Ford Focus S2000 TC Ford 7  
21. Gábor Wéber HUN Zengõ Motorsport BMW 320TC BMW 3  
22. Fernando Monje ESP SUNRED Engineering SEAT León SEAT 1  
23. Isaac Tutumlu ESP Proteam Racing BMW 320TC BMW 0  
=. James Thompson GBR TMS Sport Lada Granta WTCC Lada 0  
=. Pasquale di Sabatino ITA Bamboo Chevrolet Cruze 1.6T Chevrolet 0  
=. Charles Ka-Ki Ng HKG Liqui Moly Engstler BMW 320TC BMW 0  
=. Andrea Barlesi BEL SUNRED Engineering SEAT León SEAT 0  
=. Robb Holland USA Bamboo Chevrolet Cruze 1.6T Chevrolet 0  
=. Hiroki Yoshimoto JPN SUNRED Engineering SR León SEAT 0  
=. René Münnich DEU Special Tune Racing SEAT León WTCC SEAT 0  
=. Masaki Kano JPN Liqui Moly Engstler BMW 320si BMW 0  

Championship points are awarded: 25-18-15-12-10-8-6-4-2-1 for the top-ten finishers and 5-4-3-2-1 for the fastest five qualifiers in Q2.


2012 FIA WTCC Yokohama Independent Drivers’ Championship Standings:

Driver Team Points  
1. Norbert Michelisz HUN Zengõ Motorsport BMW 320TC BMW 136  
2. Pepe Oriola ESP Tuenti Racing Team SEAT León WTCC SEAT 126  
3. Stefano D’Aste ITA Wiechers-Sport BMW 320TC BMW 101  
4. Alex MacDowell GBR Bamboo Chevrolet Cruze 1.6T Chevrolet 95  
5. Franz Engstler DEU Liqui Moly Engstler BMW 320TC BMW 76  
6. Mehdi Bennani MOR Proteam Racing BMW 320TC BMW 58  
7. Alberto Cerqui ITA ROAL Motorsport BMW 320TC BMW 51  
8. Darryl O’Young HKG STR SEAT León / Bamboo Chevrolet SEAT / Chevrolet 42  
9. Aleksei Dudukalo RUS Lukoil Racing SEAT León WTCC SEAT 30  
10. Tom Boardman GBR Special Tune Racing SEAT León SEAT 26  
11. Michel Nykjær DEN Bamboo Chevrolet Cruze 1.6T Chevrolet 20  
12. Gábor Wéber HUN Zengõ Motorsport BMW 320TC BMW 15  
13. Pasquale di Sabatino ITA Bamboo Chevrolet Cruze 1.6T Chevrolet 12  
14. Charles Ka-Ki Ng HKG Liqui Moly Engstler BMW 320TC BMW 8  
15. Fernando Monje ESP SUNRED Engineering SEAT León WTCC SEAT 6  
16. Isaac Tutumlu ESP Proteam Racing BMW 320TC BMW 3  
=. Andrea Barlesi BEL SUNRED Engineering SEAT León SEAT 3  
18. Robb Holland USA Bamboo Chevrolet Cruze 1.6T Chevrolet 0  
=. Hiroki Yoshimoto JPN SUNRED Engineering SR León SEAT 0  
=. René Münnich DEU Special Tune Racing SEAT León WTCC SEAT 0  
=. Masaki Kano JPN Liqui Moly Engstler BMW 320si BMW 0  

Championship points are awarded: 10-8-6-5-4-3-2-1 for the top-eight finishers, with a bonus point awarded to the driver who sets the fastest race lap.


2012 FIA WTCC Manufacturers’ and Independent Teams’ Championship Standings:

Manufacturer Points     Independent Team Points
1. Chevrolet Chevrolet 835   1. ROAL Motorsport BMW 142
2. BMW Customer Racing BMW 543   2. Tuenti Racing SEAT 136
3. SEAT Racing Technology SEAT 532   =. Lukoil Racing Team SEAT 136
          4. Zengõ Motorsport BMW 101
          5. Wiechers-Sport BMW 72
          6. Bamboo Engineering Chevrolet 71
          7. Team Engstler BMW 44
          8. Proteam Racing BMW 38
          9. Special Tune Racing SEAT 24
          10. SUNRED Engineering SEAT 0

Manufacturers’ Championship points are awarded on a 25-18-15-12-10-8-6-4-2-1 basis for the first ten places in each race. However, only the results obtained by the best two cars classified per manufacturer in each race are counted. All the other cars of that same manufacturer are invisible as far as scoring points is concerned.

For Independent Trophy Teams’ Championship, the points are awarded: 10-8-6-5-4-3-2-1 for the top-eight finishers, with a bonus point awarded to the team whose driver sets the fastest race lap.

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