Drivers. Reigning champions Mercedes have retained the same driver line- up for 2. That doesn’t mean there aren’t big changes, though. Romain Grosjean moves to the all- new Haas squad - the first American- led team to join the grid in three decades - and is partnered by F1 returnee Esteban Gutierrez. At Renault (the French car maker having taken over Lotus), Great Britain’s Jolyon Palmer steps up from his reserve role to partner former Mc. Laren racer Kevin Magnussen, while at Manor, two new names make their debut - Mercedes protege Pascal Wehrlein and Indonesia's first F1 driver, Rio Haryanto. And in an unexpected mid- season move, from round five onwards Max Verstappen steps from Toro Rosso to sister team Red Bull, swapping seats with Daniil Kvyat. To learn more about the world champions on the current grid - and since the inception of the drivers' title in 1.
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2012 F1 Drivers Championship Table Distribution of points: 1st =:25, 2nd = 18, 3rd =15, 4th = 12, 5th = 10, 6th = 8, 7th = 6, 8th = 4, 9th = 2, 10th. Formula 1 on Sky Sports - get the latest F1 news, results, standings, videos and photos, plus watch live races in HD and read about top drivers.
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