Brawn GP driver takes sixth win of the season ahead of the two Red Bull cars
7 June 2009

Jenson Button cruised to victory in an incident free Turkish GP, taking his sixth win in seven races.

Having started second, the Brawn GP driver passed pole-sitter Sebastian Vettel on the first lap after the German ran wide in Turn 10.

Button never looked like relinquishing the lead despite coming under pressure from Vettel mid way through the race.

Vettel's three-stop strategy saw him end up third behind his Red Bull team mate Mark Webber, who had started fourth.

Rubens Barrichello made a poor start from third and he later retired with a gearbox problem, the first retirement a Brawn GP car has suffered this season.

Provisional race results after 58 laps:

1. Button (Brawn GP-Mercedes) 1h26:24.848

2. Webber (Red Bull-Renault) +6.714

3. Vettel (Red Bull-Renault) +7.461

4. Trulli (Toyota) +27.843

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5. Rosberg (Williams-Toyota) +31.539

6. Massa (Ferrari) +39.996

7. Kubica (BMW Sauber) +46.247

8. Glock (Toyota) +46.959

9. Raikkonen (Ferrari) +50.246

10. Alonso (Renault) +1:02.420

11. Heidfeld (BMW Sauber) +1:04.327

12. Nakajima (Williams-Toyota) +1:06.376

13. Hamilton (McLaren-Mercedes) +1:20.454

14. Kovalainen (McLaren-Mercedes) +1 lap

15. Buemi (Toro Rosso-Ferrari) +1 lap

16. Piquet (Renault) +1 lap

17. Sutil (Force India-Mercedes) +1 lap

18. Bourdais (Toro Rosso-Ferrari) +1 lap

Retirements:

Barrichello (Brawn GP-Mercedes) Lap 49

Fisichella (Force India-Mercedes) Lap 5

All timings unofficial

World Championship standings, round 7:

1. Button 61

2. Barrichello 35

3. Vettel 29

4. Webber 27.5

5. Trulli 19.5

6. Glock 13

7. Rosberg 11.5

8. Massa 11

9. Alonso 11

10. Hamilton 9

11. Raikkonen 9

12. Heidfeld 6

13. Kovalainen 4

14. Buemi 3

15. Kubica 2

16. Bourdais 2

Constructors:

1. Brawn GP-Mercedes 96

2. Red Bull-Renault 56.5

3. Toyota 32.5

4. Ferrari 20

5. McLaren-Mercedes 13

6. William-Toyota 11.5

7. Renault 11

8. BMW Sauber 8

9. Toro Rosso-Ferrari 5

Mark Tisshaw

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