A hat-trick of third-placed finishes sees Lewis Hamilton take over the lead of the Drivers' Championship

Current championship standings of the 2012 FIA Formula 1 World Championship after the completion of the Chinese Grand Prix (Round 3):


2012 Formula 1 Constructors’ and Drivers’ Championship Standings:

Constructors’ Championship Points     Drivers’ Championship Points
1. McLaren – Mercedes McLaren 88   1. Lewis Hamilton GBR 45
2. Red Bull Racing – Renault Red Bull Racing 64   2. Jenson Button GBR 43
3. Scuderia Ferrari Ferrari 37   3. Fernando Alonso ESP 37
4. Sauber – Ferrari Sauber 31   4. Mark Webber AUS 36
5. Mercedes AMG Petronas Mercedes 26   5. Sebastian Vettel DEU 28
6. Lotus – Renault Lotus F1 24   6. Nico Rosberg DEU 25
7. Williams – Renault Williams 18   7. Sergio Pérez MEX 22
8. Force India – Mercedes Force India 9   8. Kimi Räikkönen FIN 16
9. Toro Rosso – Ferrari Toro Rosso 6   9. Bruno Senna BRA 14
10. Marussia – Cosworth Marussia 0   10. Kamui Kobayashi JPN 9
11. Caterham – Renault Caterham 0   11. Romain Grosjean FRA 8
12. HRTF1 – Cosworth HRT 0   12. Paul di Resta GBR 7
          13. Pastor Maldonado VEN 4
          14. Jean-Éric Vergne FRA 4
          15. Nico Hülkenberg DEU 2
          16. Daniel Ricciardo AUS 2
          17. Michael Schumacher DEU 1
          18. Felipe Massa BRA 0
          19. Timo Glock DEU 0
          20. Charles Pic FRA 0
          21. Vitaly Petrov RUS 0
          22. Heikki Kovalainen FIN 0
          23. Pedro de la Rosa ESP 0
          24. Narain Karthikeyan IND 0

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.


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