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Crash.net’s Top 10 F1 stories of the year

A look back at the ten most read F1 news stories from the 2012 season on Crash.net
With the curtain having come down on 2012 and the countdown to the start of the 2013 F1 season now well underway, we figured it was a good time to look back at the top ten F1 news stories from the past twelve months here on Crash.net.

The story that got most of your attention was surrounding who earned what during 2012, but Lewis Hamilton, Sebastian Vettel, Kimi Raikkonen and Maria de Villota were all drivers who got you reading over the past season.

The top ten most read news articles from 2012 can be found below…

1. F1 2012 driver salaries revealed - 3 June
The annual list of F1 salaries has again been published, with Fernando Alonso again leading the way, while Sebastian Vettel is down in joint fourth, taking home the same as the likes of his team-mate, Mark Webber, as well as Nico Rosberg and current struggler, Felipe Massa…

2. Full extent of de Villota injuries revealed - 4 July
The latest statement issued by the Marussia F1 team following Maria de Villota's accident in testing at Duxford Airfield does not make for happy reading, revealing the extent of the injuries suffered by the Spanish driver…

3. Hamilton bids final farewell to special team - 23 October
Lewis Hamilton has taken advantage of the brief interlude in F1's hectic run towards Interlagos by returning to say goodbye to behind the scenes members of the team that nurtured him to world championship success…

4. And now the cracks begin to show… - 8 October

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25.11.2012- Race, Start of the race
25.11.2012- Race, Start of the race, Felipe Massa (BRA) Scuderia Ferrari F2012 leads Jenson Button (GBR) McLaren Mercedes MP4-27 and Mark Webber (AUS) Red Bull Racing RB8
25.11.2012- Race, Start of the race, Jenson Button (GBR) McLaren Mercedes MP4-27 and Mark Webber (AUS) Red Bull Racing RB8
28.10.2012- Race, Start of the race
Daniel Ricciardo, Kimi Raikkonen
Fernando Alonso arrives in style to officially open the museum complex devoted to his racing career
Karts on display at the new Fernando Alonso museum in Oviedo, Spain
One of Fernando Alonso`s karts, bearing the now familiar #14
Fernando Alonso`s first karting licence as displayed at the museum celebrating his career in Oviedo
Mercedes, Red Bull
Nico Rosberg - Mercedes W06
Fernando Alonso - McLaren-Honda MP4-30
Nico Rosberg - Mercedes W06
Nico Rosberg - Mercedes W06
Valtteri Bottas - Williams-Mercedes FW37
Valtteri Bottas - Williams-Mercedes FW37
Valtteri Bottas - Williams-Mercedes FW37
Pascal Wehrlein - Force India-Mercedes VJM08

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The Truth - Unregistered

January 02, 2013 7:07 PM

@Dan It's pretty straightforward to get a count of unique hits per page, as Grant suggested they probably use google analytics or other services providers who do that stuff, also the web hosting server can also give you this info in some cases.

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