2012 12 Hours of Sebring

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#2 Audi LMP1 fielded by Audi Sport Team Joest, overall winner.

The 60th Annual Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring is the 60th running of the 12 Hours of Sebring, an auto race held at the Sebring International Raceway from 15–17 March 2012. The race serves as the opening round for both the inaugural FIA World Endurance Championship and American Le Mans Series seasons. The field of 64 entries is divided into nine classes: five from the American Le Mans Series and four from the World Endurance Championship.

Qualifying[edit]

Qualifying result[edit]

Pole position winners in each class are marked in bold.[1]

Pos Class Team Driver Lap time Grid
1 LMP1 #1 Audi Sport Team Joest André Lotterer 1:45.820 1
2 LMP1 #2 Audi Sport Team Joest Tom Kristensen 1:46.215 2
3 LMP1 #3 Audi Sport Team Joest Romain Dumas 1:46.935 3
4 P1 #6 Muscle Milk Pickett Racing Klaus Graf 1:47.536 4
5 LMP1 #15 OAK Racing Guillaume Moreau 1:48.319 62
6 LMP1 #22 JRM David Brabham 1:48.439 5
7 LMP1 #21 Strakka Racing Danny Watts 1:48.590 6
8 LMP1 #12 Rebellion Racing Neel Jani 1:48.630 7
9 LMP1 #13 Rebellion Racing Andrea Belicchi 1:48.956 8
10 LMP1 #16 Pescarolo Team Emmanuel Collard 1:50.200 9
11 LMP2 #24 OAK Racing Olivier Pla 1:50.467 10
12 LMP2 #44 Starworks Motorsport Stéphane Sarrazin 1:50.823 11
13 LMP2 #41 Greaves Motorsport Elton Julian 1:51.809 12
14 LMP2 #23 Signatech Nissan Franck Mailleux 1:52.084 13
15 LMP2 #25 ADR-Delta John Martin 1:52.113 14
16 P2 #055 Level 5 Motorsports Christophe Bouchut 1:52.129 15
17 P2 #37 Conquest Endurance Martin Plowman 1:52.493 63
18 P2 #95 Level 5 Motorsports Luis Díaz 1:52.659 16
19 LMP2 #49 PeCom Racing Pierre Kaffer 1:52.763 17
20 LMP2 #31 Lotus Thomas Holzer 1:53.080 18
21 PC #9 RSR Racing Bruno Junqueira 1:54.510 19
22 PC #06 CORE Autosport E. J. Viso 1:54.555 20
23 P1 #016 Dyson Racing Chris Dyson 1:54.593 21
24 PC #025 Dempsey Racing Dane Cameron 1:54.628 22
25 PC #7 Merchant Services Racing Pablo Sanchez 1:55.160 23
26 PC #05 CORE Autosport Colin Braun 1:55.208 24
27 PC #5 Muscle Milk Pickett Racing Memo Gidley 1:55.420 25
28 PC #52 PR1 Mathiasen Motorsports Butch Leitzinger 1:55.460 26
29 PC #8 Merchant Services Racing Kyle Marcelli 1:55.654 27
30 PC #18 Performance Tech Motorsports Raphael Matos 1:55.848 28
31 LMGTE Pro #51 AF Corse Gianmaria Bruni 1:58.427 29
32 LMGTE Pro #59 Luxury Racing Jaime Melo 1:58.723 30
33 GT #03 Corvette Racing Jan Magnussen 1:58.996 31
34 GT #4 Corvette Racing Oliver Gavin 1;59.007 32
35 LMGTE Pro #71 AF Corse Olivier Beretta 1:59.084 33
36 GT #56 BMW Team RLL Joey Hand 1:59.776 34
37 GT #01 Extreme Speed Motorsports Johannes van Overbeek 2:00.094 35
38 GT #45 Flying Lizard Motorsports Jörg Bergmeister 2:00.119 36
39 LMGTE Pro #97 Aston Martin Racing Stefan Mücke 2:00.174 37
40 LMGTE Am #58 Luxury Racing Dominik Farnbacher 2:00.184 38
41 LMGTE Pro #77 Team Felbermayr-Proton Richard Lietz 2:00.256 39
42 GT #155 BMW Team RLL Jörg Müller 2:00.337 40
43 GT #02 Extreme Speed Motorsports Anthony Lazzaro 2:00.344 41
44 LMGTE Am #57 Krohn Racing Niclas Jönsson 2:00.929 42
45 GT #17 Team Falken Tire Wolf Henzler 2:01.632 43
46 LMGTE Am #50 Larbre Compétition Pedro Lamy 2:01.640 44
47 LMGTE Am #88 Team Felbermayr-Proton Paolo Ruberti 2:01.787 45
48 GT #48 Paul Miller Racing Sascha Maassen 2:02.150 46
49 LMGTE Am #70 Larbre Compétition Jean-Philippe Belloc 2:02.732 47
50 LMGTE Am #61 AF Corse-Waltrip Rui Águas 2:03.331 48
51 LMGTE Am #55 JWA-Avila Joël Camathias 2:04.342 49
52 GTC #30 NGT Motorsport Sean Edwards 2:06.674 50
53 GTC #34 Green Hornet Racing Damien Faulkner 2:06.697 51
54 GTC #022 Alex Job Racing Leh Keen 2:06.711 52
55 GTC #023 Alex Job Racing Dion von Moltke 2:07.016 53
56 GTC #11 JDX Racing Kevin Estre 2:07.264 54
57 GT #044 Flying Lizard Motorsports Seth Neiman 2:07.354 55
58 GTC #031 NGT Motorsport Nicki Thiim 2:07.434 56
59 GTC #66 TRG Spencer Pumpelly 2:07.550 57
60 GTC #32 GMG Racing James Sofronas 2:08.607 58
61 GTC #024 Competition Motorsports Cort Wagner 2:08.792 59
62 P2 #54 Black Swan Racing Jon Fogarty 2:35.156 60
63 LMP2 #29 Gulf Racing Middle East Jean-Denis Délétraz 14:43.720 EX1
64 LMP2 #28 Gulf Racing Middle East No Time 61
Notes

Race[edit]

Race result[edit]

Class winners in bold. Cars failing to complete 70% of winner's distance (227 laps) marked as not classified (NC).

Pos Class No Team Drivers Chassis Tire Laps
Engine
1 LMP1 2 Germany Audi Sport Team Joest United Kingdom Allan McNish
Denmark Tom Kristensen
Italy Rinaldo Capello
Audi R18 TDI M 325
Audi TDI 3.7 L Turbo V6
(Diesel)
2 LMP1 3 Germany Audi Sport Team Joest Germany Timo Bernhard
France Romain Dumas
France Loïc Duval
Audi R18 TDI M 321
Audi TDI 3.7 L Turbo V6
(Diesel)
3 LMP2 44 United States Starworks Motorsport United Kingdom Ryan Dalziel
Venezuela Enzo Potolicchio
France Stéphane Sarrazin
HPD ARX-03b D 319
Honda HR28TT 2.8 L Turbo V6
4 P2 055 United States Level 5 Motorsports United States Scott Tucker
Portugal João Barbosa
France Christophe Bouchut
HPD ARX-03b D 319
Honda HR28TT 2.8 L Turbo V6
5 LMP2 24 France OAK Racing France Jacques Nicolet
France Olivier Pla
France Matthieu Lahaye
Morgan LMP2 D 318
Judd HK 3.6 L V8
6 LMP1 16 France Pescarolo Team France Emmanuel Collard
France Jean-Christophe Boullion
France Julien Jousse
Pescarolo 01 M 318
Judd GV5 S2 5.0 L V10
7 LMP2 49 Argentina Pecom Racing Argentina Luís Pérez Companc
France Soheil Ayari
Germany Pierre Kaffer
Oreca 03 D 317
Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8
8 P1 016 United States Dyson Racing Team United States Chris Dyson
United Kingdom Guy Smith
United Kingdom Steven Kane
Lola B12/60 D 317
Mazda MZR-R 2.0 L Turbo I4
(Butanol)
9 LMP2 41 United Kingdom Greaves Motorsport Germany Christian Zugel
Mexico Ricardo González
Ecuador Elton Julian
Zytek Z11SN D 316
Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8
10 LMP1 21 United Kingdom Strakka Racing United Kingdom Nick Leventis
United Kingdom Jonny Kane
United Kingdom Danny Watts
HPD ARX-03a M 316
Honda LM-V8 3.4 L V8
11 LMP2 25 United Kingdom ADR-Delta Australia John Martin
United Kingdom Robbie Kerr
Thailand Tor Graves
Oreca 03 D 315
Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8
12 PC 06 United States CORE Autosport Venezuela E. J. Viso
Venezuela Alex Popow
United States Burt Frisselle
Oreca FLM09 M 312
Chevrolet 6.2 L V8
13 PC 52 United States PR1 Mathiasen Racing United States Butch Leitzinger
United States Ken Dobson
Mexico Rudy Junco, Jr.
Oreca FLM09 M 311
Chevrolet 6.2 L V8
14
DNF
LMP2 31 Germany Lotus Germany Thomas Holzer
Germany Mirco Schultis
Italy Luco Moro
Lola B12/80 D 310
Lotus (Judd) 3.6 L V8
15 PC 05 United States CORE Autosport United States Colin Braun
United States Jon Bennett
United States Eric Lux
Oreca FLM09 M 310
Chevrolet 6.2 L V8
16 LMP1 1 Germany Audi Sport Team Joest Germany André Lotterer
France Benoît Tréluyer
Switzerland Marcel Fässler
Audi R18 TDI M 310
Audi TDI 3.7 L Turbo V6
(Diesel)
17 LMP1 22 United Kingdom JRM United Kingdom Peter Dumbreck
Australia David Brabham
India Karun Chandhok
HPD ARX-03a M 309
Honda LM-V8 3.4 L V8
18 GT 56 United States BMW Team RLL Germany Dirk Müller
United States Joey Hand
United States Jonathan Summerton
BMW M3 GT2 D 307
BMW 4.0 L V8
19 GT 03 United States Corvette Racing Denmark Jan Magnussen
United States Jordan Taylor
Spain Antonio García
Chevrolet Corvette C6.R M 307
Chevrolet 5.5 L V8
20 LMGTE
Pro
71 Italy AF Corse Italy Andrea Bertolini
Monaco Olivier Beretta
Italy Marco Cioci
Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 M 307
Ferrari 4.5 L V8
21 GT 4 United States Corvette Racing United Kingdom Oliver Gavin
United States Tommy Milner
United Kingdom Richard Westbrook
Chevrolet Corvette C6.R M 307
Chevrolet 5.5 L V8
22 GT 155 United States BMW Team RLL United States Bill Auberlen
Germany Jörg Müller
Germany Uwe Alzen
BMW M3 GT2 D 307
BMW 4.0 L V8
23 LMGTE
Pro
77 Germany Team Felbermayr-Proton Germany Marc Lieb
Austria Richard Lietz
France Patrick Pilet
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR M 306
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
24 GT 48 United States Paul Miller Racing United States Bryce Miller
Germany Sascha Maassen
United Kingdom Rob Bell
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR D 303
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
25 PC 7 United States Merchant Services Racing United States Chapman Ducote
Mexico Javier Acheverria
Mexico Pablo Sanchez
Oreca FLM09 M 303
Chevrolet 6.2 L V8
26 GT 044 United States Flying Lizard Motorsports United States Seth Neiman
United States Darren Law
United States Andy Lally
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR M 303
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
27 GT 02 United States Extreme Speed Motorsports United States Ed Brown
United States Jeff Segal
United States Anthony Lazzaro
Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 M 303
Ferrari 4.5 L V8
28
DNF
P1 6 United States Muscle Milk Pickett Racing Germany Klaus Graf
Germany Lucas Luhr
France Simon Pagenaud
HPD ARX-03a M 302
Honda 3.4 L V8
29 LMGTE
Am
88 Germany Team Felbermayr-Proton Germany Christian Ried
Italy Gianluca Roda
Italy Paolo Ruberti
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR M 298
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
30 P2 54 United States Black Swan Racing United States Tim Pappas
United States Bret Curtis
United States Jon Fogarty
Lola B11/80 D 298
Honda HR28TT 2.8 L Turbo V6
31 LMGTE
Am
70 France Larbre Compétition France Pascal Gibon
France Christophe Bourret
France Jean-Philippe Belloc
Chevrolet Corvette C6.R M 297
Corvette 5.5 L V8
32 LMP1 12 Switzerland Rebellion Racing France Nicolas Prost
Switzerland Neel Jani
Germany Nick Heidfeld
Lola B11/60 M 296
Toyota RV8KLM 3.4 L V8
33 GTC 023 United States Alex Job Racing United States Bill Sweedler
United States Townsend Bell
South Africa Dion von Moltke
Porsche 997 GT3 Cup Y 292
Porsche 3.8 L Flat-6
34 LMGTE
Pro
97 United Kingdom Aston Martin Racing Germany Stefan Mücke
United Kingdom Darren Turner
Mexico Adrián Fernández
Aston Martin Vantage GTE M 292
Aston Martin 4.5 L V8
35 GTC 022 United States Alex Job Racing United States Cooper MacNeil
United States Leh Keen
Canada Louis-Philippe Dumoulin
Porsche 997 GT3 Cup Y 291
Porsche 3.8 L Flat-6
36 LMP1 13 Switzerland Rebellion Racing Italy Andrea Belicchi
Switzerland Harold Primat
Netherlands Jeroen Bleekemolen
Lola B11/60 M 291
Toyota RV8KLM 3.4 L V8
37 GTC 34 United States Green Hornet Racing United States Peter LeSaffre
Republic of Ireland Damien Faulkner
Netherlands Sebastiaan Bleekemolen
Porsche 997 GT3 Cup Y 290
Porsche 3.8 L Flat-6
38 GT 17 United States Team Falken Tire United States Bryan Sellers
Germany Wolf Henzler
Austria Martin Ragginger
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR F 290
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
39
DNF
LMGTE
Am
50 France Larbre Compétition France Patrick Bornhauser
France Julien Canal
Portugal Pedro Lamy
Chevrolet Corvette C6.R M 288
Corvette 5.5 L V8
40 GTC 66 United States TRG United States Spencer Pumpelly
United States Marc Bunting
Venezuela Emilio Di Guida
Porsche 997 GT3 Cup Y 287
Porsche 3.8 L Flat-6
41 LMGTE
Am
61 Italy AF Corse-Waltrip United States Robert Kauffman
United States Michael Waltrip
Portugal Rui Águas
Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 M 283
Ferrari 4.5 L V8
42 PC 5 United States Muscle Milk Pickett Racing Mexico Memo Gidley
United States Michael Guasch
New Zealand Roger Wills
Oreca FLM09 M 282
Chevrolet 6.2 L V8
43 GTC 11 United States JDX Racing Canada Chris Cumming
France Kevin Estre
Germany Mark Bullitt
Porsche 997 GT3 Cup Y 282
Porsche 3.8 L Flat-6
44 P2 37 United States Conquest Endurance United Kingdom Martin Plowman
Denmark David Heinemeier Hansson
Belgium Jan Heylen
Morgan LMP2 D 281
Judd HK 3.6 L V8
45 GTC 024 United States Competition Motorsports United States Bob Faieta
United States Cort Wagner
United States Michael Avenatti
Porsche 997 GT3 Cup Y 279
Porsche 3.8 L Flat-6
46 GT 01 United States Extreme Speed Motorsports United States Scott Sharp
United States Johannes van Overbeek
United States Guy Cosmo
Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 M 278
Ferrari 4.5 L V8
47 LMP2 28 United Arab Emirates Gulf Racing Middle East France Fabien Giroix
France Maxime Jousse
Sweden Stefan Johansson
Lola B12/80 D 277
Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8
48 GTC 32 United States GMG Racing United States James Sofronas
United States Alex Welch
United States René Villeneuve
Porsche 997 GT3 Cup Y 276
Porsche 3.8 L Flat-6
49 PC 18 United States Performance Tech Motorsports United States Anthony Nicolosi
United States Ricardo Vera
Brazil Raphael Matos
Oreca FLM09 M 274
Chevrolet 6.2 L V8
50 LMGTE
Am
57 United States Krohn Racing United States Tracy Krohn
Sweden Niclas Jonsson
Italy Michele Rugolo
Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 D 265
Ferrari 4.5 L V8
51 PC 9 United States RSR Racing Brazil Bruno Junqueira
United States Tomy Drissi
Mexico Roberto González
Oreca FLM09 M 255
Chevrolet 6.2 L V8
52 LMGTE
Am
55 United Kingdom JWA-Avila United States Bill Binnie
Switzerland Joël Camathias
Finland Markus Palttala
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR P 252
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
53 GT 45 United States Flying Lizard Motorsports United States Patrick Long
Germany Jörg Bergmeister
Germany Marco Holzer
Porsche 997 GT3-RSR M 251
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
54
DNF
GTC 031 United States NGT Motorsport Denmark Nicki Thiim
Venezuela Angel Benitez, Sr.
Venezuela Angel Benitez, Jr.
Porsche 997 GT3 Cup Y 236
Porsche 3.8 L Flat-6
55
DNF
LMP1 15 France OAK Racing France Guillaume Moreau
Austria Dominik Kraihamer
Belgium Bertrand Baguette
OAK Pescarolo 01 D 233
Judd DB 3.4 L V8
56
DNF
GTC 30 United States NGT Motorsport United Kingdom Sean Edwards
United States Henrique Cisneros
United States Carlos Kauffman
Porsche 997 GT3 Cup Y 205
Porsche 3.8 L Flat-6
57
DNF
PC 025 United States Dempsey Racing United States Duncan Ende
France Henri Richard
United States Dane Cameron
Oreca FLM09 M 172
Chevrolet 6.2 L V8
58
DNF
P2 95 United States Level 5 Motorsports United States Scott Tucker
Mexico Luis Díaz
United States Ryan Hunter-Reay
HPD ARX-03b D 85
Honda HR28TT 2.8 L Turbo V6
59
DNF
LMP2 23 France Signatech Nissan France Franck Mailleux
France Jordan Tresson
France Olivier Lombard
Oreca 03 D 85
Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8
60
DNF
LMGTE
Pro
59 France Luxury Racing France Frédéric Makowiecki
Brazil Jaime Melo
France Jean-Karl Vernay
Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 M 83
Ferrari 4.5 L V8
61
DNF
PC 8 United States Merchant Services Racing Canada Kyle Marcelli
United Kingdom Dean Sterling
United States Lucas Downs
Oreca FLM09 M 38
Chevrolet 6.2 L V8
62
DNF
LMGTE
Am
58 France Luxury Racing Germany Pierre Ehret
Germany Dominik Farnbacher
France François Jakubowski
Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 M 0
Ferrari 4.5 L V8
EX LMGTE
Pro
51 Italy AF Corse Italy Giancarlo Fisichella
Italy Gianmaria Bruni
Finland Toni Vilander
Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 M
Ferrari 4.5 L V8
EX LMP2 29 United Arab Emirates Gulf Racing Middle East Ivory Coast Frédéric Fatien
Japan Keiko Ihara
Switzerland Jean-Denis Délétraz
Lola B12/80 D
Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8

References[edit]

  1. ^ "60th Annual Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Final Grid" (PDF). International Motor Sports Association. 2012-03-17. Retrieved 2012-03-18. 
  2. ^ Dagys, John (2012-03-17). "Audi Quickest In Warmup". SpeedTV.com (Speed Channel). Retrieved 2012-03-17. 


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