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.

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.

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel storms to victory in Malaysian Grand Prix
Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel storms to victory in Malaysian 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.

Sebastian Vettel looking back to his best with Ferrari
Sebastian Vettel looking back to his best with Ferrari

Sebastian Vettel showed how much he is enjoying life at Ferrari by whooping with delight at securing second on the grid for the Malaysian Grand Prix on Saturday and punching the air at the post-qualifying news conference.

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.

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.

Ferrari stay cool in pursuit of Mercedes
Ferrari stay cool in pursuit of Mercedes

Ferrari`s continued resurgence in Formula One was evident on Friday with both cars looking competitive in the first two practice sessions for the Malaysian Grand Prix.

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.

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.

Lewis Hamilton scoffs at `funny` Red Bull call
Lewis Hamilton scoffs at `funny` Red Bull call

Lewis Hamilton scoffed at Red Bull as "funny" on Thursday after the former F1 dominators called for measures to rein in runaway Mercedes.

Sebastian Vettel snubs Mercedes `PR` stunt
Sebastian Vettel snubs Mercedes `PR` stunt

Ferrari`s Sebastian Vettel on Thursday turned down an offer from rival Mercedes to visit their garage at the Malaysian Grand Prix, dismissing it as a PR stunt.

Fernando Alonso - Return of the king for Malaysian GP
Fernando Alonso - Return of the king for Malaysian GP

Fernando Alonso`s return from his mysterious crash and concussion will give struggling McLaren a boost as the Formula One field strives to rein in Mercedes at the Malaysian Grand Prix.

Mercedes offered to help Hockenheim host F1 race
Mercedes offered to help Hockenheim host F1 race

Formula One world champions Mercedes have revealed that they tried to keep the German Grand Prix on this year`s calendar but an offer of financial assistance was rejected and the race was struck off.

Ferrari must prove the real deal: Sebastain Vettel
Ferrari must prove the real deal: Sebastain Vettel

Sebastian Vettel, flushed by a podium finish on his debut for Ferrari behind the tearaway Mercedes in Australia, says the job is now to ensure it was not a one-off.

Australian GP: Red Bull frustrated with engine problems
Australian GP: Red Bull frustrated with engine problems

Red Bull team boss Christian Horner has laid the blame for his team`s terrible start to the Formula One season with their Renault engine, describing it as "undriveable".

Red Bull`s Daniel Ricciardo slams `boring race`
Red Bull`s Daniel Ricciardo slams `boring race`

Red Bull`s Daniel Ricciardo labelled the Australian Grand Prix "boring" on Sunday after dominant Mercedes claimed first and second spots more than 30 seconds ahead of the field.