The seven-time world champion completed the race in serene fashion as he led from pole position all the way to the chequered flag virtually unchallenged on the sport’s first trip to the Losail International Circuit.
Championship leader Max Verstappen survived a five-place grid penalty to finish second and limit the damage with Fernando Alonso rounding out the podium.
Sergio Perez finished fourth in the second Red Bull with Esteban Ocon coming home fifth for Alpine.
Lance Stroll’s Aston Martin beat the Ferrari pair of Carlos Sainz and Charles Leclerc with Lando Norris’ McLaren and the Aston Martin of Sebastian Vettel rounding off the top 10.
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