F1 points standing as of 15 April 2009

I didn’t post the points table after the Malaysian Grand Prix because I knew the FIA hearing about three teams’ diffusers could turn it upside down; however, the FIA ICA have declared the diffusers legal and so here are the current point standings as we head into the Chinese GP weekend:

FIA Formula One drivers’ world championship

Position Driver Nationality Team Points
1 Jenson Button GB Brawn-Mercedes 15
2 Rubens Barrichello BR Brawn-Mercedes 10
3 Jarno Trulli IT Toyota 8.5
4 Timo Glock DE Toyota 8
5= Nick Heidfeld DE BMW Sauber 4
5= Fernando Alonso ES Renault 4
7 Nico Rosberg DE Williams-Toyota 3.5
8 Sebastien Buemi CH Toro Rosso-Ferrari 2
9 Mark Webber AU Red Bull-Renault 1.5
10= Lewis Hamilton GB McLaren-Mercedes 1
10= Sebastien Bourdais FR Toro Rosso-Ferrari 1
12= Adrian Sutil DE Force India-Mercedes 0
12= Felipe Massa BR Ferrari 0
12= Giancarlo Fisichella IT Force India-Mercedes 0
12= Kazuki Nakajima JP Williams-Toyota 0
12= Sebastian Vettel DE Red Bull-Renault 0
12= Nelson Piquet Jr BR Renault 0
12= Kimi Raikkonen FI Ferrari 0
12= Robert Kubica PL BMW Sauber 0
12= Heikki Kovalainen FI McLaren-Mercedes 0

FIA Formula One constructors’ world championship

Position Team Points
1 Brawn-Mercedes 25
2 Toyota 16.5
3= BMW Sauber 4
3= Renault 4
5 Williams-Toyota 3.5
6 Toro Rosso-Ferrari 3
7 Red Bull-Renault 1.5
8 McLaren-Mercedes 1
9= Force India-Mercedes 0
9= Ferrari 0