‘Don’t talk to me through the corners. I nearly went off’ was one of the responses Briton dished out to team
Max Verstappen says he is “smiling” after becoming the youngest-ever points scorer in Formula 1 with a seventh-placed finish at the Malaysian Grand Prix.
Max Verstappen says he is “smiling” after becoming the youngest-ever points scorer in Formula 1 with a seventh-placed finish at the Malaysian Grand Prix.
Mercedes drivers Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg are ready to “battle” with Ferrari after Sebastian Vettel’s shock victory at the Malaysian Grand Prix.
Sebastian Vettel drives superbly to beat Mercedes and win his first race for Ferrari at the Malaysian Grand Prix.
Sebastian Vettel drives superbly to beat Mercedes and win his first race for Ferrari at the Malaysian Grand Prix.
After qualifying behind Lewis Hamilton in wet conditions on Saturday, Sebastian Vettel thought victory was possible but suggested that more rain on race day was what he and Ferrari really needed. As it was, the win came in baking hot conditions. So how did they manage it and what does it mean?
“Don’t talk to me through the corners. I nearly went off!” the world champion told his engineer as he finished second in Sepang
“We beat them fair and square,” declared Sebastian Vettel on the Malaysia GP podium and the Sky Sports F1 pundits agree that Ferrari had a decisive performance advantage over Mercedes at Sepang.
Sebastian Vettel has targeted the world championship after claiming a sensational victory in the Malaysia GP to ignite the 2015 season.
Mercedes’ Toto Wolff admitted that Ferrari’s return to the winner’s circle represented a “good day for Formula 1″ with their victory giving a “wake-up call” to the world champions.
Sebastian Vettel showed again that form is temporary and class permanent when the four times world champion put in a faultless display to record his first victory for Ferrari at the Malaysian Grand Prix on Sunday and end a 34-race run for the Italian manufacturer without victory.
Sebastian Vettel takes a sensational maiden victory for Ferrari as he won a straight fight with Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes in Malaysia.
Sebastian Vettel celebrates his sensational maiden victory for Ferrari after winning a straight fight with Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes in Malaysia.
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Ferrari are back as Sebastian Vettel ended the famous marque’s 34-race drought without a victory by taking a well-deserved chequered flag in Malaysia.
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Sebastian Vettel won for the first time since 2013 in his second race for Ferrari, as Lewis Hamilton came second and Nico Rosberg finished third in Sepang 9.52am …
Sebastian Vettel takes a sensational maiden victory for Ferrari as he won a straight fight with Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes in Malaysia.
The world champions finished in second ahead of team-mate Nico Rosberg as the Mercedes are finally beaten
Daniil Kvyat gets beyond his Red Bull team-mate Daniel Ricciardo at Turn One but that work is undone as his sent spinning by Nico Hulkenberg.
Ferarri’s Sebastian Vettel passes Mercedes rival Nico Rosberg and catches Lewis Hamilton before taking the race lead as Hamilton pits.
Sebastian Vettel spectacularly announced Ferrari’s return as a Formula 1 force by beating the Mercedes drivers to win an absorbing Malaysia GP.
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Latest news and talking points:Lewis Hamilton starts from the front after securing his 40th pole of his career.Sebastian Vettel qualifies ahead of Nico Rosberg as Ferrari threaten to challenge Mercedes.Rosberg suffers disappointing Saturday as he loses ground on championship rival Hamilton.Rosberg triggers bizarre press conference spat with Hamilton as he poses as a journalist.17-year-old Max Verstappen equals his father Jos’s best ever qualifying position in sixth.McLaren pair Jenson Button and Fernando Alonso start down in 17th and 18th respectively.
Latest news and talking points:Lewis Hamilton starts from the front after securing his 40th pole of his career.Sebastian Vettel qualifies ahead of Nico Rosberg as Ferrari threaten to challenge Mercedes.Rosberg suffers disappointing Saturday as he loses ground on championship rival Hamilton.Rosberg triggers bizarre press conference spat with Hamilton as he poses as a journalist.17-year-old Max Verstappen equals his father Jos’s best ever qualifying position in sixth.McLaren pair Jenson Button and Fernando Alonso start down in 17th and 18th respectively.
Latest news and talking points:Lewis Hamilton starts from the front after securing his 40th pole of his career.Sebastian Vettel qualifies ahead of Nico Rosberg as Ferrari threaten to challenge Mercedes.Rosberg suffers disappointing Saturday as he loses ground on championship rival Hamilton.Rosberg triggers bizarre press conference spat with Hamilton as he poses as a journalist.17-year-old Max Verstappen equals his father Jos’s best ever qualifying position in sixth.McLaren pair Jenson Button and Fernando Alonso start down in 17th and 18th respectively.
Latest news and talking points:Lewis Hamilton starts from the front after securing his 40th pole of his career.Sebastian Vettel qualifies ahead of Nico Rosberg as Ferrari threaten to challenge Mercedes.Rosberg suffers disappointing Saturday as he loses ground on championship rival Hamilton.Rosberg triggers bizarre press conference spat with Hamilton as he poses as a journalist.17-year-old Max Verstappen equals his father Jos’s best ever qualifying position in sixth.McLaren pair Jenson Button and Fernando Alonso start down in 17th and 18th respectively.
Lewis Hamilton begins on pole at the Sepang International CircuitEmail alan.smith@theguardian.com or tweet @alansmith90 7.17am BST Alan will be here shortly but in the meantime …
Lewis Hamilton has reportedly ‘demanded’ that F1’s governing body release more information about what caused Fernando Alonso’s crash in testing.
Follow lap-by-lap coverage of the second race of the season with Lewis Hamilton starting on pole from Sebastian Vettel and Nico Rosberg
Follow lap-by-lap coverage of the second race of the season with Lewis Hamilton starting on pole from Sebastian Vettel and Nico Rosberg
The F1 supremo put forward the idea in a bid to rescue the sport from the jaws of boredom, but Wolff claims it’s “most definitely NOT the right way forward”
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The press conference equivalent of road rage broke out after final qualifying for the Malaysian Grand Prix here, in which Nico Rosberg appeared to block his Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton.
Lee McKenzie hosts Inside F1 following qualifying for the Malaysian Grand Prix in the company of Eddie Jordan and Allan McNish.
Sebastian Vettel says it important that Ferrari take their chance in the Malaysian Grand Prix after qualifying in second place.
Lewis Hamilton denies he felt team-mate Nico Rosberg deliberately blocked him during qualifying for the Malaysian Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton says the start of the Malaysian Grand Prix can be “a bit of a nightmare” due to the long run down to the first corner.
German’s decision to question world champion over whether he had blocked him during qualifying led to amusing but uncomfortable exchange
Lotus’s Romain Grosjean has been demoted two grid positions at the Malaysia GP for a pitlane infringement during the rain-hit qualifying session.
Toro Rosso’s Max Verstappen says he is “really happy” after qualifying sixth ahead of his second Grand Prix.
Sebastian Vettel reckons he has a shot at victory in the Malaysia GP, although being “realistic” he thinks that Mercedes have the measure of Ferrari in dry conditions.
Fernando Alonso has insisted that results at the start of the new F1 season have justified his decision to leave Ferrari for McLaren.
Ride on board with Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes as he clinches pole in a wet qualifying in Malaysia.
Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton claims pole position in an exciting wet-dry qualifying for the Malaysian Grand Prix.
Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton claims pole position in an exciting wet-dry qualifying for the Malaysian Grand Prix.