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Team Mercedes grabs top two positions at Malaysian Grand Prix

Sunday at Sepang International Circuit was all Team Mercedes day! Both the drivers finished on the top two places of the formula one Malaysia Grand Prix. Lewis Hamilton’s was the first to cross the chequered flag while his team-mate Nico Rosberg came second followed by Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari' s Fernando Alonso.

Team Mercedes finishes on the first two places of Malaysian Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton, who won his first Malaysian Grand Prix,  dedicated his victory to the families and passengers of the missing Malaysian Airlines Flight 370. The British driver completed his 56 laps of 193 miles (310.6 kms) in 1hr 40 mins, 25.974 seconds with an average speed of 185.441 mph (298.38 kmph). Driving with the same engine, Nico Rosberg was nearly 17.3 seconds late than his team partner.

Team Mercedes finishes on the first two places of Malaysian Grand Prix

After finishig first Hamilton said, “Incredibly happy, my first time, my eighth year here and finally got that win,” “I really just owe it all to the team, doing a fantastic job, the guys back at the factory pushing to get it. To get a 1-2 is very special, I’ve not had that many in my career.”

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel managed to acquire third position and 15 points with the difference of 24.5 seconds between him and Hamilton. Moreover, for the team Force India, Nico Hulkenberg finished fifth while his fellow teammate, Sergio Perez finished last on the leaderboard.

Source : CarDekho