Sebastian Vettel won his first race of the 2013 season after controversially defying team orders and overtaking his Red Bull team-mate Mark Webber to secure victory at the Malaysian Grand Prix.
Vettel headed a Red Bull one-two, with Mercedes duo Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg close behind and Ferrari’s Felipe Massa fifth after Fernando Alonso crashed out on his 200th race.
Here are some of the best pictures from a captivating race at the Sepang International Circuit in the second Grand Prix of 2013.
Battle: Sebastian Vettel overtook his Red Bull team-mate Mark Webber with 10 laps left despite team orders to the contrary (Photo: Getty/Red Bull Racing)
There was visible tension between Mark Webber and Sebastian Vettel on the podium after the race (Photo: Getty/Red Bull Racing)
Mark Webber was forced to settle for second place behind his German team-mate, who now leads the drivers’ championship (Photo: Getty/Red Bull Racing)
Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso endured a race to forget at his 200th Grand Prix as he crashed out (Photo: Ferrari)
Lewis Hamilton’s girlfriend Nicole Scherzinger shares a joke with the Mercedes driver before his third-place finish (Photo: Mercedes AMG Petronas)
Jenson Button and Sergio Perez finished 17th and ninth on a disappointing day for McLaren (Photo: Vodafone Mercedes McLaren)
Lewis Hamilton’s third-place finish moves him up to fourth in the drivers’ standings (Photo: Mercedes AMG Petronas)