Felipe Nasr goes with 12 for his F1 car number


The 2015 Formula One grid is complete from a numerology standpoint, as Sauber rookie Felipe Nasr has identified his new car number of 12 for next season and beyond.

His choice of 12 joins fellow rookies Max Verstappen (33), Carlos Sainz Jr. (55) and four-time World Champion Sebastian Vettel (5) as adding new car numbers to the grid.

Current World Champion Lewis Hamilton expects to keep his No. 44 rather than adopt the champion’s No. 1 next season.

Here’s the design of Nasr’s number:

And here’s the full rundown of car numbers by numerical order next season. Caterham’s participation is still to be determined:

3 Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull-Renault
5 Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari
6 Nico Rosberg, Mercedes
7 Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari
8 Romain Grosjean, Lotus-Mercedes
9 Marcus Ericsson, Sauber-Ferrari
11 Sergio Perez, Force India-Mercedes
12 Felipe Nasr, Sauber-Ferrari
13 Pastor Maldonado, Lotus-Mercedes
14 Fernando Alonso, McLaren-Honda
19 Felipe Massa, Williams-Mercedes
22 Jenson Button, McLaren-Honda
26 Daniil Kvyat, Red Bull-Renault
27 Nico Hulkenberg, Force India-Mercedes
33 Max Verstappen, Toro Rosso-Renault
44 Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes
55 Carlos Sainz Jr., Toro Rosso-Renault
77 Valtteri Bottas, Williams-Mercedes