Round 14 Sepang International Circuit
Round 16 Suzuka
© Sahara Force India

Malaysian Grand Prix 2017

Fastest Lap Vettel
Best Race Team Red Bull
Best Quali Team Mercedes



2 DNF's of 20 starters
Pole: Lewis Hamilton
Lights to flag? Nope!
20th to 4th16Most Places Gained:
Sebastian Vettel
Female/Male Ratio 0:20, Nationalities: 13, Main Nationalities: France & Germany with 3 drivers, Average Driver Age: 27, Oldest Driver: 37, Youngest Driver: 18

Race Results

+/-PosDriverTeamPointsNotes
21stM. Verstappen2017-lineup-red-bull25
12ndL. Hamilton2017-lineup-mercedes18
13rdD. Ricciardo2017-lineup-red-bull15
164thS. Vettel2017-lineup-ferrari12 ()
-5thV. Bottas2017-lineup-mercedes10
36thS. Perez2017-lineup-force-india8
-7thS. Vandoorne2017-lineup-mclaren6+1 Lap
58thL. Stroll2017-lineup-williams4+1 Lap
29thF. Massa2017-lineup-williams2+1 Lap
410thE. Ocon2017-lineup-force-india1+1 Lap
111thF. Alonso2017-lineup-mclaren+1 Lap
512thK. Magnussen2017-lineup-haas+1 Lap
313thR. Grosjean2017-lineup-haas+1 Lap
114thP. Gasly2017-lineup-toro-rosso+1 Lap
315thJ. Palmer2017-lineup-renault+1 Lap
816thN. Hulkenberg2017-lineup-renault+1 Lap
117thP. Wehrlein2017-lineup-sauber+1 Lap
118thM. Ericsson2017-lineup-sauber+2 Laps
5DNFC. Sainz Jnr2017-lineup-toro-rosso
18DNFK. Räikkönen2017-lineup-ferrari

* indicates fastest lap

Race News

Ferrari, Mercedes in ‘£20m-a-year battle’ for Verstappen

Ferrari, Mercedes in ‘£20m-a-year battle’ for Verstappen Planet F1

Ferrari and Mercedes have stepped up their interest in Max Verstappen following his Malaysian Grand Prix victory, according to the... Read more »
Alonso: ‘His driving? It’s 19-1 against Magnussen’

Alonso: ‘His driving? It’s 19-1 against Magnussen’ Planet F1

Fernando Alonso believes the rest of the grid are in agreement about Kevin Magnussen’s driving ability after the duo made... Read more »
Pit Chat: Mercedes activate Agent Stroll

Pit Chat: Mercedes activate Agent Stroll Planet F1

As we unfortunately bid farewell to Malaysia, Mercedes call in one of their agents, nature calls for Max Verstappen and... Read more »
Conclusions from the Malaysian Grand Prix

Conclusions from the Malaysian Grand Prix Planet F1

Sepang bid farewell to Formula 1 with a victory for Max Verstappen and a storming drive from Sebastian Vettel. Max... Read more »
Grosjean reassures axed Kvyat and Palmer

Grosjean reassures axed Kvyat and Palmer Planet F1

Romain Grosjean has told Daniil Kvyat and Jolyon Palmer that there is “still life when Formula 1 stops” and urged... Read more »
Steiner jumps to Magnussen’s defence

Steiner jumps to Magnussen’s defence Planet F1

Guenther Steiner has once again defended Kevin Magnussen, this time after Fernando Alonso called him an “idiot” at the Malaysian... Read more »
Alonso: McLaren will learn the truth in 2018

Alonso: McLaren will learn the truth in 2018 Planet F1

Fernando Alonso reckons McLaren will learn “the truth” about their F1 chassis come next season when they go head-to-head against... Read more »
Formula 1 gossip: Perez, Bottas, Vettel, Wehrlein

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Sergio Perez was on an intravenous drip the night before the Malaysian Grand Prix as he battled to overcome a... Read more »
Kubica/Toro Rosso rumours ‘wide of the mark’

Kubica/Toro Rosso rumours ‘wide of the mark’ Planet F1

Robert Kubica will not be racing for Toro Rosso next season with Christian Horner labelling the rumours as “wide of... Read more »
Force India: Rivals broke the rules

Force India: Rivals broke the rules Planet F1

Force India have accused rivals of breaking Formula 1’s rules after some teams dried the grid slots on which their... Read more »
Vettel facing gearbox penalty at Japanese GP

Vettel facing gearbox penalty at Japanese GP Planet F1

Sebastian Vettel is facing a potential five-place grid penalty at Suzuka following a “completely unnecessary” accident in the wake of... Read more »
Hamilton tells Mercedes what he wants for Japan

Hamilton tells Mercedes what he wants for Japan Planet F1

Chasing a fourth World title, Lewis Hamilton has told Mercedes what he wants from the car come Japan after struggling... Read more »
McLaren will ‘seem silly’ if Honda win in 2018

McLaren will ‘seem silly’ if Honda win in 2018 Planet F1

Having dropped Honda after blaming the engine manufacturer for their troubles over the past three years, Zak Brown acknowledges McLaren... Read more »
Wolff: Wehrlein in frame for Williams drive

Wolff: Wehrlein in frame for Williams drive Planet F1

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff believes there are four drivers in the frame for a Williams seat next season and Pascal... Read more »
Driver swap cost Williams seventh place

Driver swap cost Williams seventh place Planet F1

Williams’ decision to swap positions between Lance Stroll and Felipe Massa meant the team lost out to Stoffel Vandoorne in... Read more »
Round 14 Sepang International Circuit
Round 16 Suzuka