4/22 BAHRAIN GP
The defending F1 champion earned his first pole of the season, then effectively blocked 2007 champ Kimi Raikkonen of Finland for the last half of the race to grab his maiden victory of 2012.
5/13 SPANISH GP
The Venezuelan driver, who started on the pole, was passed by Alonso on the first lap but regained the lead on a mid-race pit stop, zooming back onto the track faster than the Spaniard.
5/27 MONACO GP
Under the constant threat of rain, no one else could catch the Aussie, who started first (Michael Schumacher had won the pole but lost it because of a penalty) and was never passed.