Golden era of Formula-1 continued in this year too with five world champions battling over the 19 races. The four teams had their same driver line ups. Sebastion Vettle and Mark Webber at Red Bull; Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button at Mclaren There are 12 teams participate in the F1 race. The teams are Red Bull Racing, Mclaren, Ferrari, Mercedes, Renault, Force India, Sauber, Toro Rosso, Williams, Team Lotus, HRT and Virgin.



Following are the teams with their drivers-

Red Bull with racing base from Milton Keynes, UK, the team principal is Christian Horner and drivers Vettel and Webber. It has a chassis number RB7 with Renault as the engine. The first time it participated was in 2005. The team has won the world championship two times.



Vodafone Mclaren Mercedes with base at Woking, UK, it has Martin Whitmarsh as the team owner and drivers of the team are L Hamilton and J Button. The chassis number is MP4-26 engine Mercedes-Benz FO 108Y. Since 1966 it is into the racing and has bagged world championship 8 times.



Scuderia Ferrariis the third team having its base from Maranello in Italy. The drivers for the following team are Alonso and Massa. It has a chassis of 150 Italia. The tyres are made up of Pirelli. It entered into the race in 1950. It has won the world championship 16 times.



Mercedes GP Petronas F1 team racing is has its base at Brackley, UK. The drivers are Michal Schumacher and N Rosberg. It has a chassis MGP WO2, with engine Mercedes-Benz and tyres from Pirelli. The first season when it entered the race is 2010. It had the highest race finish as 3 (3).



Lotus Renault GP with base at Enstone, UK, drivers of the team are B Senna and V Petrov. It has a chassis R31, engine Renault, with tyres fitted Pirelli. In 1977 it first entered the race, won world championship 2 times, fastest laps are 31.

Sahara Force India F1, with team base at Silverstone, UK, team principal of Force India is Vijay Mallya. The drivers are Sutil and Resta, having the chassis VJM04 and engine of Mercedes-Benz the tyres are Pirelli. It first entered in 2008.



SauberF1 is next team and it has its base at Hinwil, Switzerland, team principal is Peter Sauber and the drivers are Kobayashi and Perez. The car has a chassis of C30 and engine is of Ferrari, Pirelli tyres are used, since 1993 the team is ever participating in competition.



Scuderia Toro Rosso is the team with its base at Faenza, Italy, team Pricipal is Franz To st. Drivers of Toro Rosso are Buemi and Alguersuari with Chassis as STR6 and engine Ferrari and tyres Pirelli and it entered competition from 2006 onwards. AT&T Williams[1]with its base at Grove, UK, team principal is Frank Williams and drivers of the team are Barrichello and Maldonado. Chassis number is FW33 and it consists of engine Cosworth C A2011, it entered the race from 1975 world championships won 9 times.

Team Lotus[2]has its base at Norfolk, UK, team Principal is Tony Fernandes with drivers as Kovalainen and Trulli. The chassis number would be T128 and engine Renault, with tyres as Pirelli the first season of Team Lotus is 2010.

HRT F1 team with base at Madrid, Spain, team principal is Colin Kolles and drivers are Ricciardo and Liuzzi. The chassis number as F111 and engine Cosworth, the tyres used are Pirelli. First season of the team was 2010.

Team Marussia Virgin with racing base at Sheffield/Bicester, UK, team principal is John Booth and the drivers are T Glock and Ambrosio. Chassis number is MVR-02 engine Cosworth CA2011 and tyres Pirelli. Entered the racing from 2010



These are the confirmed F1 teams and drivers for 2012.

Details Collected from Formula 1 Official Site