World Champion woke up. wins again

KUALA LUMPUR, BRATISLAVA. Sunday’s Malaysian Grand Prix Formula 1 winning Finnish driver Kimi Räikkönen of Ferrari team with a strong, almost a 20-second lead over the Poles Robert Kubica (BMW Sauber) finished third a further FIN Heikki Kovalainen (McLaren).

Defending world champion is second in the overall standings with a three-point loss to Briton Lewis Hamilton (McLaren), which this time passed the order on the 5th place.

The team Ferrari had started up the race victory twice, first grid booted Massa in front of Raikkonen. Brazilian lost the lead after the first stop in the box and then on 31 December.The bicycle after riding the buggy flew from the track to the gravel, and although he kept the engine running, he could no longer return to the track.

“After the first stop in depe, it was a very easy victory,” Reuters quotes the 28-year-old Fin. “Last week we had a hard start for Australia in the season, and we were not sure whether it would be any other.But everything worked perfectly. “Raikkonen was in Melbourne with a car technical problems, ended up eighth.

The joy of the red team was stirred in Malaysia with the embarrassment of performance masse, the error is not completed yet, and the first race without points.

The second place Kubica at the Sepang circuit near Kuala Lumpur’s best result a native of Krakow in Formula 1. “At Ferrari we did not, but with sufficient lead before Kovalainen for McLaren at the end I was able to save the engine for the next race. “said Kubica.

His fellow German Nick Heidfeld was second and Australia scored even now, suggesting strong force team BMW Sauber at the beginning of the new year.

The riders McLaren Hamilton a Kovalainen had a difficult task in Malaysia.In Saturday’s qualifying, although achieved the 3rd and 4th fastest time, but the track stewards them for preventing passage of other competitors punished by moving five positions on the 8th and 9th place. On Sunday then they rescued what they could. Moreover, Hamilton had difficulties in the first tire change and to still be in his race ruined pump to replenish fluids – drove thirsty. “Under these circumstances I have to be happy with the location,” he says.

About two weeks goes Bahrain GP. (TVO)

(56 laps, 310.408 km):

1st Raikkonen (Fin.) Ferrari 1: 31: 18,555 h, 2. Kubica (Pol.) BMW Sauber +19.570 secs 3. Kovalainen (Fin.) McLaren +38.450 4. Trulli (Ita.) Toyota +45.832 5.Hamilton (Gbr.) McLaren +46.548 6. Heidfeld (Ger.) BMW Sauber +49.833 7. Webber (Aus.) Red Bull +1: 08,130 min 8. Alonso (Sp.) Renault 1: 10.041 .

Racing completed 17 of the 22 drivers.