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Hamilton storms to top podium in Malaysian GP



1396169170864_lc_galleryImage_Mercedes_driver_Lewis_HamLEWIS HAMILTON WINS THE MALAYSIAN GRAND PRIX, Nico Rosberg finishes second with Sebastian Vettel completing the podium. It is first time in Hamilton’s career victory in Malaysia!

Lewis Hamilton at Malaysia:

  • Start from Pole and takes dominant victory.
  • He takes the chequered flag for the first time Malaysia.
  • It was Hamilton’s 100th points finish in his F1 career.
  • Fastest man in the Sunday race.
  • Yesterday he claiming his 33rd pole, and its equals the British record set by Jim Clark.

Their first 1-2 for Mercedes since the Italian GP in 1955. Fernando Alonso, Nico Hulkenberg and Jenson Button finish 4, 5, 6 respectively.

Felipe Massa has held off Valtteri Bottas for 7th while Kevin Magnussen and Daniil Kvyat closed out the top 10. Romain Grosjean just managed to hold of Kimi Raikkonen, although the former team-mates both missed out on points.

Today Mercedes made a complete success has never been in doubt, they made a perfect start, and particularly the winner Lewis Hamilton pace was untouchable comparatively with top competitors

His teammate Nico Rosberg is still 18 points ahead in the drivers’ standings, but this step forward, the hierarchy in the team seem to be defined.

On the podium, interviewed by English film, television, theatre and voice actor, Benedict Cumberbatch , Hamilton explains his feelings without forgetting the tragedy of flight MH370 : “Great after a tough weekend in the blistering heat , the winter was long. The partner PETRONAS has contributed to this great victory, we are very grateful. After the tragedy that has experienced a few weeks ago I want to dedicate this victory to all of Malaysia. ”

“Today was sweating even before getting into the car. You must try to keep your body as cool as possible and keep your concentration. The team has fortunately executed to perfection all the pit stops, cooling, were in perfect timing as well as the information that they gave me were perfect. ”

If you do not like the Formula Silence, Hamilton is at least one advantage. “Look even better radio communications with this little noise? ” Asked. “It is true, most of the noise is given by the wind but other than that we did a great job, thank you all.”


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