Britain's Jenson Button remains top in the battle for the 2009 F1 drivers' championship, but his lead is cut from 18.5 points to 18 after he once again struggled and only scored two points.

Rubens Barrichello moves up to second place in the rankings in the sister Brawn GP entry following his following his first win of the season in Valencia - and his first in F1 in five years.

Mark Webber and Sebastian Vettel now lie third and fourth respectively, despite the fact neither scored in Spain.

In the Constructors' championship, Brawn Grand Prix extends its cushion over Red Bull Racing after finishing 1-7 and notching up 12 points. The gap now stands at 27.5 points with six races still to go.

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