Behind the Scenes at the 2015 Malaysian Grand Prix!
There was relief in many quarters when Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari won Sunday’s Malaysian Grand Prix, not least because so far this season there has not been much evidence that the second Mercedes driver, Nico Rosberg, is up for challenging his team mate Lewis Hamilton. So why has Rosberg not matched Hamilton’s standards in the […]
If ever a Formula 1 race was decided on Race Strategy, it was the 2015 Malaysian Grand Prix. After predictions that the season could be a Mercedes whitewash, victory for Sebastian Vettel in the second round in Malaysia came as a surprise. Mercedes struggled in the hot conditions, but was the race still winnable for […]
Kimi Raikkonen says Ferrari still has work to do to be consistently competitive with Mercedes but is confident it has taken a big chunk out of Mercedes lead following Sebastian Vettel’s victory in Malaysia
World Championship leader Lewis Hamilton says he is “99.6%” there on his new Mercedes contract, which he has negotiated himself with the team’s managers Toto Wolff and Niki Lauda. This would keep him in the company of the sport’s two other leading drivers, Sebastian Vettel and Fernando Alonso. “It’s 99.6% done
Mercedes to rush through upgrades after Malaysian GP failure as Lewis Hamilton admits Ferrari win ‘not a fluke’
• World champion prepares for Sebastian Vettel title challenge• Lewis Hamilton says Ferrari’s win in Malaysia was not a fluke• Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel breathes life into F1 …
The Malaysian Grand Prix answered one of Formula One’s key questions for the season ahead: could Ferrari win again? And it did so emphatically as Sebastian Vettel consummated his new relationship with the famed Scuderia, for which his hero Michael Schumacher drove, at only the second attempt last weekend. With third place on his first run, in Australia a fortnight earlier, the German is only three points adrift of the title leader Lewis Hamilton.
On the face of it, Sebastian Vettel’s superbly worked Malaysian Grand Prix victory brought back to life a Formula One championship most had viewed as a two-horse race between Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg. Given the nature of the win – branded by Vettel himself as “fair and square” – the result has fuelled a belief in […]
The former world champion’s triumph challenged the assumption that Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes will again be the dominant force in F1• Sebastian Vettel wins …
The former world champion’s triumph challenged the assumption that Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes will again be the dominant force in F1• Sebastian Vettel wins F1’s Malaysia …
Sebastian Vettel struggles to hide his delight at Malaysian Grand Prix win: "I’m going to get p***** tonight"
2015 Malaysian Grand Prix – Race FERRARI CLAIMS FIRST WIN SINCE SPAIN 2013 WITH A TWO-STOP STRATEGY IN EXTREMELY HOT CONDITIONS LIMITED DEGRADATION FROM THE START OF THE WEEKEND ON A TRACK SURFACE HOT ENOUGH TO COOK AN EGG DIFFERENT TACTICS FOR MERCEDES AND SPLIT STRATEGIES FOR HAMILTONAND ROSBERG: ON THE PODIUM FOR THE SECOND TIME THIS YEAR Sepang, March 29, 2015 – Four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel took the first win for Ferrari since Spain in 2013 and his own first victory since Brazil in 2013, using a two-stop strategy in the hottest possible conditions and on very abrasive asphalt to finish in front of both Mercedes drivers. Vettel started on the P Zero White medium tyres and stopped for the mediums again on lap 17, finishing the race on the P Zero Orange hard compound from lap 37.