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United Arab Emirates 2010 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
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Race 19 of 19 in the 2010 Formula One season
Date November 14, 2010
Official name I Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
Location Yas Marina Circuit

5.554 km (3.451 mi)

Distance 5 laps, 305.470 km (189.805 mi)
Weather Dry
Pole Position
Driver Germany Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull-Renault)
Time 1:39.394
Fastest Lap
Driver United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton (McLaren-Mercedes)
Time 1:41.274 on lap 47
Podium
First Germany Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull-Renault)
Second United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton (McLaren-Mercedes)
Third United Kingdom Jenson Button (McLaren-Mercedes)

The 2010 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix (formally the Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix) was a Formula One motor race held on 14 November 2010 at the Yas Marina Circuit on Yas Island, an island on the outskirts of Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates. It was the 19th and last round of the 2010 Formula One season . The race, contested over 55 laps, was won by Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel after starting from pole position. Lewis Hamilton finished second in a McLaren , and team-mate Jenson Button completed the podium, in third place.

A second race win in succession – as well as a second consecutive Abu Dhabi Grand Prix win – for Vettel, coupled with other championship contenders Hamilton , Fernando Alonso and Mark Webber finishing second, seventh and eighth respectively, allowed him to become the youngest World Drivers' Champion, at the age of 23 years,134 days. Button's third place allowed him to finish fifth in the championship standings, having been eliminated from championship contention at the previous race in Brazil.

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ClassificationEdit

QualifyingEdit

Pos. No. Driver Constructor Q1 Q2 Q3 Grid
1 5 Germany Sebastian Vettel Red Bull-Renault 1:40.318 1:39.874 1:39.394 1
2 2 United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton McLaren-Mercedes 1:40.335 1:40.119 1:39.425 2
3 8 Spain Fernando Alonso Ferrari 1:40.170 1:40.311 1:39.792 3
4 1 United Kingdom Jenson Button McLaren-Mercedes 1:40.877 1:40.014 1:39.823 4
5 6 Australia Mark Webber Red Bull-Renault 1:40.690 1:40.074 1:39.925 5
6 7 Brazil Felipe Massa Ferrari 1:40.942 1:40.323 1:40.202 6
7 9 Brazil Rubens Barrichello Williams-Cosworth 1:40.904 1:40.476 1:40.203 7
8 3 Germany Michael Schumacher Mercedes 1:41.222 1:40.452 1:40.516 8
9 4 Germany Nico Rosberg Mercedes 1:40.231 1:40.060 1:40.589 9
10 12 Russia Vitaly Petrov Renault 1:41.018 1:40.658 1:40.901 10
11 11 Poland Robert Kubica Renault 1:41.336 1:40.780 11
12 23 Japan Kamui Kobayashi BMW Sauber-Ferrari 1:41.045 1:40.783 12
13 14 Germany Adrian Sutil Force India-Mercedes 1:41.473 1:40.914 13
14 22 Germany Nick Heidfeld BMW Sauber-Ferrari 1:41.409 1:41.113 14
15 10 Germany Nico Hülkenberg Williams-Cosworth 1:41.015 1:41.418 15
16 15 Italy Vitantonio Liuzzi Force India-Mercedes 1:41.681 1:41.642 16
17 17 Spain Jaime Alguersuari Toro Rosso-Ferrari 1:41.707 1:41.738 17
18 16 Switzerland Sébastien Buemi Toro Rosso-Ferrari 1:41.824 18
19 18 Italy Jarno Trulli Lotus-Cosworth 1:43.516 19
20 19 Finland Heikki Kovalainen Lotus-Cosworth 1:43.712 20
21 24 Germany Timo Glock Virgin-Cosworth 1:44.095 21
22 25 Brazil Lucas di Grassi Virgin-Cosworth 1:44.510 22
23 21 Brazil Bruno Senna HRT-Cosworth 1:45.085 23
24 20 Austria Christian Klien HRT-Cosworth 1:45.296 24

RaceEdit

Pos. No. Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 5 Germany Sebastian Vettel Red Bull-Renault 55 1:39:36.837 1 25
2 2 United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton McLaren-Mercedes 55 +10.162 2 18
3 1 United Kingdom Jenson Button McLaren-Mercedes 55 +11.047 4 15
4 4 Germany Nico Rosberg Mercedes 55 +30.747 9 12
5 11 Poland Robert Kubica Renault 55 +39.026 11 10
6 12 Russia Vitaly Petrov Renault 55 +43.520 10 8
7 8 Spain Fernando Alonso Ferrari 55 +43.797 3 6
8 6 Australia Mark Webber Red Bull-Renault 55 +44.243 5 4
9 17 Spain Jaime Alguersuari Toro Rosso-Ferrari 55 +50.201 17 2
10 7 Brazil Felipe Massa Ferrari 55 +50.868 6 1
11 22 Germany Nick Heidfeld BMW Sauber-Ferrari 55 +51.551 14
12 9 Brazil Rubens Barrichello Williams-Cosworth 55 +57.686 7
13 14 Germany Adrian Sutil Force India-Mercedes 55 +58.325 13
14 23 Japan Kamui Kobayashi BMW Sauber-Ferrari 55 +59.558 12
15 16 Switzerland Sébastien Buemi Toro Rosso-Ferrari 55 +1:03.178 18
16 10 Germany Nico Hülkenberg Williams-Cosworth 55 +1:04.763 15
17 19 Finland Heikki Kovalainen Lotus-Cosworth 54 +1 Lap 20
18 25 Brazil Lucas di Grassi Virgin-Cosworth 53 +2 Laps 22
19 21 Brazil Bruno Senna HRT-Cosworth 53 +2 Laps 23
20 20 Austria Christian Klien HRT-Cosworth 53 +2 Laps 24
21 18 Italy Jarno Trulli Lotus-Cosworth 51 Rear wing 19
Ret 24 Germany Timo Glock Virgin-Cosworth 43 Gearbox 21
Ret 3 Germany Michael Schumacher Mercedes 0 Collision 8
Ret 15 Italy Vitantonio Liuzzi Force India-Mercedes 0 Collision 16

Standings after the raceEdit

Final Drivers' Championship standingsEdit

Pos. Driver Points
1uparrow green 2 1 Germany Sebastian Vettel 256
1downarrow red 1 2 Spain Fernando Alonso 252
1downarrow red 1 3 Australia Mark Webber 242
1rightarrow blue 4 United Kingdom Lewis hamilton 240
1rightarrow blue 5 United Kingdom Jenson Button 214

Final Constructors' Championship standingsEdit

Pos. Driver Points
1rightarrow blue 1 Austria Red Bull-Renault 498
1rightarrow blue 2 United Kingdom McLaren-Mercedes 454
1rightarrow blue 3 Italy Ferrari 396
1rightarrow blue 4 Germany Mercedes 214
1rightarrow blue 5 France Renault 163
  • Note:Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.


ReferencesEdit

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2010_Abu_Dhabi_Grand_Prix
  2. http://www.statsf1.com/en/2010/abou-dhabi.aspx

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