Alonso wins from Pole in German Grand Prix 2102
In a close race, Alonso kept his composure and won despite being challenged at one point by Jenson Button.
In the opening lap, Sebastian Vettel was challenged by Michael Schumacher. However, Alonso and Vettel quickly pulled away and Schumacher appeared to be driving a lone race at No. 3 till Jenson Button appeared in the scene and overtook him. Michael Schumacher used a three stop strategy and finished at 7th position. He posted the fastest lap times at the end after changing into soft tires, however he despite being on the tail of Sergio Perez finished at No. 3.
Sebastian Vettel controversially overtook Jenson Button "off the race track". McLaren team was heard on the radio saying "FIA is away". However, Vettel's overtaking is being investigated by FIA and the result of the investigation will be known later.
India's Narain Karthikeyan finished 23rd. Lewis Hamilton of McLaren etired. With Alonso winning the German Grand Prix, he retains the lead in the drivers championship.
|2||Sebastian Vettel||Red Bull|
|8||Mark Webber||Red Bull|
|9||Nico Hulkenberg||Force India|
|11||Paul di Resta||Force India|
|13||Daniel Ricciardo||Toro Rosso|
|14||Jean-Eric Vergne||Toro Rosso|
|21||Pedro de la Rosa||HRT|