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Vettel defies team orders to seize victory 24th March 2013, 23:59

Sebastian Vettel had no qualms about defying his team to take victory off Mark Webber in the Malaysian Grand Prix.

2013 Malaysian GP tyre strategies and pit stops

With 73 pit stops during the race there were a few problems blunders Lewis Hamilton stopping in the wrong box. Here’s all the drivers’ strategies.

2013 Malaysian Grand Prix lap charts

The lead changed hands nine times between four drivers during the Malaysian Grand Prix – but it was the last one that proved controversial.

2013 Malaysian Grand Prix lap times and fastest laps

Sergio Perez set the fastest lap in the Malaysian Grand Prix. View each driver’s lap times from the race in this interactive chart plus the table of top times.

2013 Malaysian Grand Prix in pictures

The Malaysian Grand Prix was packed with action – and a fair bit of controversy too. Here’s the race in pictures.

Alonso defends decision not to change broken wing

Fernando Alonso defended the decision not to change his damaged front wing which led to his retirement from the Malaysian Grand Prix.

Button believes podium was within reach

Jenson Button feels McLaren could have beaten Mercedes had he not been forced to retire following a pit stop problem in the Malaysian Grand Prix.

Di Resta “frustrated” after wheel nut problem

Paul di Resta said the Malaysian Grand Prix was a missed opportunity after both Force Indias retired with wheel nut problems.

Vergne keeps point but team fined for ‘unsafe release’

Toro Rosso were fined following Jean-Eric Vergne’s collision with Charles Pic in the pits during the Malaysian Grand Prix.

Vettel apologises to Webber for ‘win I’m not proud of’

Sebastian Vettel apologised to team mate Mark Webber after ignoring a team order not to overtake him during the Malaysian Grand Prix.