2009 TURKISH GP: BUTTON, I HAVE MONSTER CAR



Jenson Button remained unstoppable in the Turkish Grand Prix - taking his sixth win from seven races in 2009 and extending his championship advantage to a mammoth 26 points. Pole-sitter Sebastian Vettel lost the lead to Button on the opening lap and could only finish third behind his Red Bull team-mate Mark Webber, while Button's Brawn team-mate - and closest title rival - Rubens Barrichello had a disastrous afternoon and eventually retired.

The Turkish Grand Prix
Istanbul, Turkey;
58 laps; 309.396km;
Weather: Sunny.

Classified:
Pos  Driver        Team                      Time
1. Button Brawn GP-Mercedes (B) 1h26:24.848
2. Webber Red Bull-Renault (B) + 6.714
3. Vettel Red Bull-Renault (B) + 7.461
4. Trulli Toyota (B) + 27.843
5. Rosberg Williams-Toyota (B) + 31.539
6. Massa Ferrari (B) + 39.996
7. Kubica BMW Sauber (B) + 46.247
8. Glock Toyota (B) + 46.959
9. Raikkonen Ferrari (B) + 50.246
10. Alonso Renault (B) + 1:02.420
11. Heidfeld BMW Sauber (B) + 1:04.327
12. Nakajima Williams-Toyota (B) + 1:06.376
13. Hamilton McLaren-Mercedes (B) + 1:20.454
14. Kovalainen McLaren-Mercedes (B) + 1 lap
15. Buemi Toro Rosso-Ferrari (B) + 1 lap
16. Piquet Renault (B) + 1 lap
17. Sutil Force India-Mercedes (B) + 1 lap
18. Bourdais Toro Rosso-Ferrari (B) + 1 lap

Fastest lap: Button, 1:27.579

Not classified/retirements:

Driver Team On lap

Barrichello Brawn GP-Mercedes (B) 49
Fisichella Force India-Mercedes (B) 5