Lewis Hamilton still leading from Nico Rosberg; Sebastian Vettel spun when fifth; First seven laps spent behind the Safety Car.
“This is just bad, honestly,” Vettel said shortly before the red flag.
Race to resume at 6.02pm– Race control confirms that all cars must have extreme wet tyres fitted when the race resumes behind the safety car.
Updates from experts
“I think we were all a bit disillusioned when we saw the Safety Car start, but now we’ve seen all these accidents I think we can understand that,” Damon Hill says via Sky Sports F1.
“Charlie Whiting has a very difficult job.”
Daniel Ricciardo received a five-second time penalty for entering the pit lane when it was closed by race control, local hero Felipe Massa also handed a five-second penalty for overtaking under the Safety Car.