Soon after winning the 2012 Qantas Australian Grand Prix, former World Champion Jenson Button said: “Formula 1’s in a great place right now”. He might have been speaking about Melbourne, but he meant the sport itself – and events since March 18 have merely underlined his words.
2012 so far - history in seven steps
By the summer break the 2012 season had already made history. For the first time since the World Championship began in 1950, seven different drivers won the seven opening rounds.