Malaysian Grand Prix Sepang International Circuit, Kuala Lumpur September 29-October 1, 2017

Total laps 56
Lap distance 5.543 km

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Free practice 1  September 29 - 11:00 local | 03:00 GMT | 23:00 EDT -1d
Free practice 2  September 29 - 15:00 local | 07:00 GMT | 03:00 EDT
Free practice 3  September 30 - 14:00 local | 06:00 GMT | 02:00 EDT

Qualifying  September 30 - 17:00 local | 09:00 GMT | 05:00 EDT
Race  October 1 - 15:00 local | 07:00 GMT | 03:00 EDT

  Pos Driver Team Laps Pits
1 Verstappen NED Red Bull 56 1
2 Hamilton GBR Mercedes 56 1
3 Ricciardo AUS Red Bull 56 1
4 Vettel FL GER Ferrari 56 1
5 Bottas FIN Mercedes 56 1
6 Perez MEX Racing Point 56 1
7 Vandoorne BEL McLaren 55 1
8 Stroll CAN Williams 55 1
9 Massa BRA Williams 55 1
10 Ocon FRA Racing Point 55 1
11 Alonso ESP McLaren 55 1
12 Magnussen DEN Haas 55 1
13 Grosjean FRA Haas 55 2
14 Gasly FRA Toro Rosso 55 1
15 Palmer GBR Renault 55 1
16 Hülkenberg GER Renault 55 2
17 Wehrlein GER Alfa Romeo 55 1
18 Ericsson SWE Alfa Romeo 54 1
Sainz ESP Toro Rosso 29 1
Räikkönen FIN Ferrari 0 0

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In the cool-down room, Hamilton and Verstappen have a chat - Hamilton says he could have slammed the door shut when he got caught but had to think about the championship. He's very complimentary of the Dutchman, though. A super drive from the Red Bull driver.

Lap 56

Verstappen has started his final lap. Christian Horner's leg-twitch in overdrive on the Red Bull pit wall.

He turned 20 yesterday, he became a two-time race winner today! Max Verstappen wins the Malaysian Grand Prix!

Hamilton takes second, Ricciardo rounds out the podium. Vettel's super recovery drive puts him fourth - a brilliant drive, even if he leaves here with a bigger points gap to Hamilton.

Bizarre scenes after the race, Stroll has driven into the back of Vettel on the slow-down lap! The Ferrari driver had finished the race, but the back of his car has been utterly destroyed. Gearbox change needed for Suzuka?

Lap 55

"Engine temps are fine, attack now," Ferrari tells Vettel. He's slipped five seconds down the road, though, so that seems to have come too late.

Gasly and Grosjean fighting for 13th. The debutant can't find a way past off the racing line.

Lap 54

One driver who's gone under the radar is Vandoorne, running seventh ahead of both Williams drivers.

Lap 53

Cameras following Verstappen right now. He spoke yesterday about wanting a victory on merit and how he wanted to finally have a clean Sunday - he's had one now.

Message to Ricciardo: "I think you've broken Vettel's spirit, he's backed off."

Lap 52

Five laps to go. Looks like Vettel's super-soft tyres might have lost the edge over Ricciardo, the gap has dropped to two seconds. All very good news for Hamilton, who is comfortably running in second position. It was always going to be a very, very tall order for Vettel to get past one of those cars.

Full commentary: Race Qualifying