It proved to be a dramatic season in the British Touring Car Championship and it ended with a new champion being crowned in the shape of Gordon Shedden.
The Honda driver faced a huge battle with team-mate Matt Neal
and MG's Jason Plato
but came out of the season finale at Brands Hatch having wrapped up the crown for the first time – becoming the first Scottish driver since John Cleland to take the trophy home.
The latest Inside BTCC
looks at how Shedden emerged from 2012 as the British Touring Car Champion, with comments from the main men in the race for the crown.
There are also features on Rob Austin, Frank Wrathall, the BTCC's own radio show Tin Top Tuesday
and a countdown of the top ten drivers from the 2012 season…