Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton should receive a year-end reward for the most unusual “moment of the year” award; if there was one to hand out.
Jules Bianchi did well to post strong lap times periodically through the race to show his potential.
The four teams Renault engine users already covered around 12,000km on this 2013 season without any major issues.
The winning four-stop strategy proved to be different to the three-stopper that Pirelli had predicted.
Valtteri Bottas missed out on his first Formula One points finish by 1.486 seconds in today’s Malaysian Grand Prix.
Nico Hülkenberg finished eighth and Esteban Gutiérrez came in 12th.
Christian Horner, Red Bull Team Principal: "What happened today is something that shouldn’t have happened."
After Malaysian GP Kimi Raikkonen is second in the Drivers’ Championship as Lotus is second in Cosntructors’ Championship.
Sahara Force India endured a testing day in Sepang as both Adrian Sutil and Paul Di Resta retired from the Malaysian Grand Prix.
It's tense in the Red Bull Racing camp after Sebastian Vettel ignored team orders to maintain position behind the leading Mark Webber.
Tight battle between the two Infiniti Red Bull drivers for the win on the Sepang International Circuit leads to tensions within team.
Pirelli continues to be under fire with more claims that the Lotus team has an advantage.
Giedo van der Garde: "Qualifying didn't go well for me today to be honest."
Nico Hülkenberg and Esteban Gutiérrez, were not able to use fresh medium tyres in good conditions.
McLaren is not satisfied with P8 (Jenson Button) and P10 (Sergio Perez), but admit that had a small amount of progress.
Fernando Alonso: "maybe the rain helped us a bit as we were not the quickest in the dry..."
The final surge for the pole position on the Sepang circuit was taken by Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel on a drying track after the typical Malaysian showers.
Giedo van der Garde: "We've completed a lot of laps on all the tyres except the full wets and run through the whole program."
After Friday practice in Malaysia, Ferrari cannot predict the unpredictable.
Pirelli’s hard (orange) compound tyre was used in the first session, the hard and medium (white) dry tyres as well as the intermediate (green) in the afternoon.
Long runs gave a lot today which will be relevant for the race on Sunday
Drivers were looking for long runs experience and not quick lap times