Sebastian Vettel wins Malaysian Grand Prix

Vettel now leads the drivers' championship table with 40 points, 9 ahead of Lotus driver Kimi Raikkonen

updated: March 24, 2013 16:19 IST
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Sepang: World champion Sebastian Vettel incensed Red Bull team-mate Mark Webber Sunday as he pulled off a risky overtaking move to snatch victory in a pulsating but contentious Malaysian Grand Prix.

The German ace went wheel-to-wheel with Webber late in the race, earning a stern rebuke from team principal Christian Horner, before emerging in front and taking his 27th race win.

Former world title-holder Lewis Hamilton was third, claiming his first podium spot for new team Mercedes, after his frustrated stablemate Nico Rosberg was ordered not to overtake as they duelled in the closing stages.

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