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The Red Bull RB8 is a Formula One car built by Red Bull Racing in partnership with Infiniti for the 2012 Formula One Season. Making its debut at the 2012 Australian Grand Prix, the car won seven races, and scored a further seven podium positions, in the 20 events in 2012. The Red Bull team won the constructor's title, and Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel won the driver's championship driving the RB8.


Race Victories[]

Red Bull used a special livery at the British Grand Prix, featuring images of fans to raise money for Wings for Life.

Year Event Driver Notes
2012 Bahrain Grand Prix Sebastian Vettel Part of hat-trick
Monaco Grand Prix Mark Webber Part of double
British Grand Prix Mark Webber Webber's final F1 victory.
Singapore Grand Prix Sebastian Vettel
Japanese Grand Prix Sebastian Vettel Second consecutive win,
Grand Chelem
Korean Grand Prix Sebastian Vettel Third consecutive win
Indian Grand Prix Sebastian Vettel Fourth consectutive win

Complete Formula One Results[]

Year Driver Tyre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
2012 Flag of Australia.svg Flag of Malaysia.svg Flag of China.svg Flag of Bahrain.svg Flag of Spain.svg Flag of Monaco.svg Flag of Canada.svg Flag of Europe.svg Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Flag of Germany.svg Flag of Hungary.svg Flag of Belgium.svg Flag of Italy.svg Flag of Singapore.svg Flag of Japan.svg Flag of South Korea.svg Flag of India.svg Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg Flag of the United States.svg Flag of Brazil.svg
Sebastian Vettel P 2nd 11th 5th 1st 6th 4th 4th Ret 3rd 5th 4th 2nd 22nd 1st 1st 1st 1st 3rd 2nd 6th
Mark Webber 4th 4th 4th 4th 11th 1st 7th 4th 1st 8th 8th 6th 20th 11th 9th 2nd 3rd Ret Ret 4th

Notes[]

V T E Infiniti-Red-Bull-Racing-Logo.jpg Red Bull Racing
Drivers
11. Mexico Sergio Pérez · 33. Netherlands Max Verstappen
Switzerland Sébastien Buemi
Personnel
Christian Horner · Adrian Newey · Dietrich Mateschitz · Helmut Marko
Former drivers
Mark Webber · David Coulthard · Scott Speed · Robert Doornbos · Vitantonio Liuzzi · Christian Klien · Sebastian Vettel · Daniil Kvyat · Daniel Ricciardo · Pierre Gasly · Alexander Albon
Cars
RB1 · RB2 · RB3 · RB4 · RB5 · RB6 · RB7 · RB8 · RB9 · RB10 · RB11 · RB12 · RB13 · RB14
See also
Toro Rosso · Red Bull Ring
Full Results
V T E 2012 Formula One Season
Teams Red Bull | McLaren | Ferrari | Mercedes | Lotus | Force India | Sauber | Toro Rosso | Williams | Caterham | HRT | Marussia
Engines Renault | Mercedes | Ferrari | Cosworth
Race Drivers Vettel | 2 Webber | 3 Button | 4 Hamilton | 5 Alonso | 6 Massa | 7 Schumacher | 8 Rosberg | 9 Räikkönen | 10 Grosjean | 10 D'Ambrosio | 11 Di Resta | 12 Hülkenberg | 14 Kobayashi | 15 Pérez | 16 Ricciardo | 17 Vergne | 18 Maldonado | 19 Senna | 20 Kovalainen | 21 Petrov | 22 De la Rosa | 23 Karthikeyan | 24 Glock | 25 Pic
Other Drivers Buemi | Paffett | Turvey | Rigon | Bird | Bianchi | Daly | Gutiérrez | Bottas | Wolff | Van der Garde | Rossi | González | Clos | Luizzi | de Villota | Chilton
Cars RB8 | MP4-27 | F2012 | F1 W03 | E20 | VJM05 | C31 | STR7 | FW34 | CT01 | F112 | MR01
Tyres Pirelli
Races Australia | Malaysia | China | Bahrain | Spain | Monaco | Canada | Europe | Britain | Germany | Hungary | Belgium | Italy | Singapore | Japan | Korea | India | Abu Dhabi | United States | Brazil
Team Reports Red Bull | McLaren | Ferrari | Mercedes | Lotus | Force India | Sauber | Toro Rosso | Williams | Caterham | HRT | Marussia
Driver Reports Vettel | Webber | Button | Hamilton | Alonso | Massa | Schumacher | Rosberg | Räikkönen | Grosjean | di Resta | Hülkenberg | Kobayashi | Pérez | Ricciardo | Vergne | Maldonado | Senna | Kovalainen | Petrov | de la Rosa | Karthikeyan | Karthikeyan | Glock | Pic
Tests Jerez | Barcelona 1 | Barcelona 2 | Mugello | Young Driver
See also 2011 Formula One Season | 2013 Formula One Season | Bahrain GP protests | Category
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