Malaysian Grand Prix: Faulty wheel nuts spoil Force India's race

Both Paul di Resta and Adrian Sutil struggled with their pit stops before retiring on lap 24 and 29, respectively.

updated: March 24, 2013 18:43 IST
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Sepang: The 2013 Formula 1 Malaysian Grand Prix turned out to be a forgettable experience for Sahara Force India whose drivers had to retire mid-way through the race Sunday owing to faulty wheel nuts.

The eventful 58 laps saw Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel defy team orders to win his first race of the season ahead of teammate Mark Webber. Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg were also involved in an intra-team battle which ended with the former McLaren driver holding on to the third spot.

For Force India, Sunday marked the end to a weekend when they failed to capitalise on the promise shown during the practice sessions and qualifying.

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