2009 ABU DHABI GP: VETTEL WINS INAUGURAL RACE

Sebastian Vettel makes it a hat-trick of wins for Red Bull!

The young German cements runner-up spot in the drivers' series with a commanding win, having easily dispatched the challenge from Hamilton as the McLaren driver battle brake issues.
The Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
Yas Marina, United Arab Emirates;
55 laps; 305.470km;
Weather: Dry.

Classified:

Pos Driver Team Time
1. Vettel Red Bull-Renault (B) 1h34:03.314
2. Webber Red Bull-Renault (B) + 17.857
3. Button Brawn-Mercedes (B) + 18.467
4. Barrichello Brawn-Mercedes (B) + 22.735
5. Heidfeld BMW Sauber (B) + 26.253
6. Kobayashi Toyota (B) + 28.343
7. Trulli Toyota (B) + 34.366
8. Buemi Toro Rosso-Ferrari (B) + 41.294
9. Rosberg Williams-Toyota (B) + 45.941
10. Kubica BMW Sauber (B) + 48.180
11. Kovalainen McLaren-Mercedes (B) + 52.798
12. Raikkonen Ferrari (B) + 54.317
13. Nakajima Williams-Toyota (B) + 59.839
14. Alonso Renault (B) + 1:09.687
15. Liuzzi Force India-Mercedes (B) + 1:34.450
16. Grosjean Renault (B) + 1 lap
17. Fisichella Ferrari (B) + 1 lap
18. Sutil Force India-Mercedes (B) + 1 lap

Fastest lap: Vettel, 1:40.279

Not classified/retirements:

Driver Team On lap
Hamilton McLaren-Mercedes (B) 21
Alguersuari Toro Rosso-Ferrari (B) 19