Last year’s Malaysian Grand Prix was one of the most controversial races in recent F1 history, as Sebastian Vettel disobeyed team orders to take the first of 13 wins in 2013.
The weekend got off to a relatively straightforward start with Jean-Eric Vergne and Valtteri Bottas joining the usual suspects in the Q1 drop-zone. Romain Grosjean, Nico Hulkenberg and Daniel Ricciardo missed out on the top 10 shoot-out, as did Esteban Gutierrez, Paul di Resta and Pastor Maldonado.
However, rain arrived at the end of the second session. For Q3, the intermediate Pirelli compound was the tyre of choice. The heavy shower soon moved on with conditions evolving and improving as the session progressed....
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