2nd December 2012

Countdown to 2013 Formula One season: 103 days

Birthdays:
None known

On This Day:
Nothing much

News:
HRT have not been listed on the official FIA entry list for 2013. It seems certain now that only 11 teams will participate in the next season.
Jordan King won both Saturday races of the MRF Challenge at the Buddh International Circuit this weekend. Luciano Bacheta took two podiums, Conor Daly one, and Alice Powell one coming from the back of the grid.

Today:
The final day of the MRF Challenge/JK Racing weekend at the Buddh International Circuit.
The Autosport Awards are being held this evening.

Stat of the Day:
2012 was the season featuring the most world champions competing at once – six. One of those world champions picked up a record of his own: 20 finishes in a single season for Kimi Raikkonen. The previous best was 18, and both Heikki Kovalainen and Felipe Massa each picked up 19 finishes, only retiring in the first race of the season. Daniel Ricciardo and Timo Glock also had just one retirement each.

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