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Team by team analysis of Malaysian Grand Prix
Team by team analysis of Malaysian Grand Prix

Team by team analysis of Sunday`s Malaysian Formula One Grand Prix (listed in current championship order):

Sebastian Vettel turns air blue, paints town red
Sebastian Vettel turns air blue, paints town red

Sebastian Vettel struggled to control his emotions and his language as he realised a childhood dream by winning for Ferrari at the Malaysian Grand Prix on Sunday.

Malaysian Grand Prix: Points but no champagne for prodigy, 17
Malaysian Grand Prix: Points but no champagne for prodigy, 17

Max Verstappen smashed the existing record to become Formula One`s youngest points-scorer on Sunday -- but champagne was off-limits for the 17-year-old who is below Malaysia`s legal drinking age.

Mercedes vow to keep calm and carry on
Mercedes vow to keep calm and carry on

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff told his team not to panic but accepted that Ferrari had launched a new era in Formula One with their stunning win at Sunday`s Malaysian Grand Prix.

Force India fail to win points at Malaysia GP
Force India fail to win points at Malaysia GP

Force India battled hard at the Formula 1 Malaysian Grand Prix but failed to earn even a single point as its drivers Sergio Perez and Nico Hulkenberg finished 13th and 14th, respectively, and outside the points here on Sunday.

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel storms to victory in Malaysia Grand Prix
Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel storms to victory in Malaysia Grand Prix

Sebastian Vettel drove a flawless tactical race to claim his maiden victory for Ferrari at the Malaysian Grand Prix on Sunday, registering the first Formula One win for the Italian team since 2013.

Malaysian Grand Prix: Force India's Hulkenberg, Perez to start in 13th, 14th
Malaysian Grand Prix: Force India's Hulkenberg, Perez to start in 13th, 14th

Sahara Force India's Nico Hulkenberg and Sergio Perez were 13th and 14th fastest in a wet qualifying at the Formula 1 Malaysian Grand Prix here on Saturday.

Lewis Hamilton on pole for Malaysian Grand Prix
Lewis Hamilton on pole for Malaysian Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton waited out a torrential downpour before snatching pole position at the Malaysian Grand Prix in a wet and wild qualifying session on Saturday.

Malaysian GP set for three-year extension
Malaysian GP set for three-year extension

Malaysia is set to sign a three-year contract extension for its Formula One grand prix, a top official said on Saturday, in a welcome piece of positive news for the sport.

Pirelli say takeover leaves F1 strategy unchanged
Pirelli say takeover leaves F1 strategy unchanged

ChemChina`s takeover of Pirelli will not affect the Italian tyremaker`s involvement in Formula One, Pirelli motorsport head Paul Hembery said on Saturday.

Nico Rosberg heads Mercedes one-two in final practice
Nico Rosberg heads Mercedes one-two in final practice

Nico Rosberg led a Mercedes one-two in the final free practice session for the Malaysian Grand Prix, the German edging out Lewis Hamilton by 0.184 seconds a few hours ahead of qualifying on Saturday.

Red Bull have no plans to make own engine
Red Bull have no plans to make own engine

Former champions Red Bull say they have no plans to make their own engine and could be forced out of Formula One if current partners Renault walk away.

Bernie Ecclestone tells teams to stop complaining
Bernie Ecclestone tells teams to stop complaining

Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone told teams to stop moaning and focus on improving on Friday after an uprising of complaints rocked the start of the new season.

Bernie Ecclestone warning over Italian GP
Bernie Ecclestone warning over Italian GP

Bernie Ecclestone on Friday said he was prepared to let the Italian Grand Prix follow Germany by dropping off the Formula One calendar, in a stark warning for organisers.

Pirelli hoping for more stops in rising Sepang heat
Pirelli hoping for more stops in rising Sepang heat

Formula One tyre supplier Pirelli are predicting a possible three-stop strategy for the Malaysian Grand Prix this weekend after track temperatures soared to around 60 degrees Celsius in the first two free practice sessions on Friday.

Malaysian Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton unbeatable despite car woes
Malaysian Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton unbeatable despite car woes

World champion Lewis Hamilton was unbeatable even in a misfiring car as he topped practice at the Malaysian Grand Prix despite mechanical problems on Friday.

Lewis Hamilton`s new helmet knocked on the head
Lewis Hamilton`s new helmet knocked on the head

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton was forced to shelve a flashy new helmet on Friday after it fell foul of a ban on switching designs mid-season.

Sanitary towel fix for sweaty 'Nico Rosberg'
Sanitary towel fix for sweaty 'Nico Rosberg'

Heat and humidity are a perennial problem at the Malaysian Grand Prix but Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg has a unique solution -- wearing a sanitary towel inside his helmet.

Malaysian GP: Lewis Hamilton forced out in opening practice session
Malaysian GP: Lewis Hamilton forced out in opening practice session

Lewis Hamilton got off to a nightmare start at the Malaysian Grand Prix when mechanical problems forced him out of the opening practice session on Friday.

Vettel, Raikkonen delight at Ferrari progress
Vettel, Raikkonen delight at Ferrari progress

Ferrari`s drivers have praised the improvements the team have made after a solid winter of testing and encouraging display in Australia with new recruit Sebastian Vettel claiming he is much happier with the car than he was with last year`s Red Bull.