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Sunday, April 4, 2010

Formula 1 Grand Prix 2010 in Sepang International Circuit

The heat is on and everyone is curious to know who's the champion of this week grand prix in huh. I shall reveal the names where the 1st goes to Sebastian Vettel which leads Mark Webber in a 1-2 finish for Red Bull at the Malaysian Grand Prix on Sunday, claiming an overdue victory after mechanical failures cost him wins in the opening two Formula One races.

Vettel passed pole-sitter Webber in the run to the first corner and held that lead throughout, with Nico Rosberg finishing third for Mercedes as forecast rain stayed away from the Sepang circuit. Renault's Robert Kubica was fourth and Force India's Adrian Sutil took fifth.

McLaren pair Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button fought their way through the field from rear grid positions to finish sixth and eighth respectively, either side of Ferrari's Felipe Massa.

Massa leads the championship by two points from Vettel and Ferrari's Fernando Alonso, who would have topped the standings but for an engine failure on the penultimate lap as he attempted an ambitious passing move on Button.

Red Bull's victory Sunday meant it was the first time in 20 years that three different teams had won the opening three races of a championship.

The closeness of the competition was reflected in the standings, with the top seven drivers separated by only nine points.

Toro Rosso's Jaime Alguersuari and Williams' Nico Hulkenberg were ninth and 10th respectively, with both earning their first F1 points.

Mercedes' Michael Schumacher retired on the 10th lap with a wheelnut failure, Williams' Rubens Barrichello was slow off the start line and never in contention for the points, and Sauber's Pedro de la Rosa was affected by an engine failure on the installation lap.

Drivers' Championship (after three rounds):
1. Felipe Massa (Brz) Ferrari 39 points
2. Fernando Alonso (Spa) Ferrari 37
3. Sebastian Vettel (Ger) Red Bull 37
4. Jenson Button (GB) McLaren 35
5. Nico Rosberg (Ger) Mercedes GP 35
6. Lewis Hamilton (GB) McLaren 31
7. Robert Kubica (Pol) Renault 30
8. Mark Webber (Aus) Red Bull 24
9. Adrian Sutil (Ger) Force India 10
10. Michael Schumacher (Ger) Mercedes GP 9

Constructors' Championship:
1. Ferrari 76 points
2. McLaren 66
3. Red Bull 61
4. Mercedes GP 44
5. Renault 30
6. Force India 18

2 comments:

  1. hrm... unfortunately the race was already determined from the qualifying round but a great day to be out thats for sure!

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