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2014 Malaysian Grand Prix

Petronas Malaysian Grand Prix

Sunday, March 30, 2014
Round:
2
Weather:
Hot, dry and sunny
Laps:
56
Fastest Lap:
Hamilton, 1m43.066
Country:
Malaysia
Circuit:
2014 season:
Report

Excellence compounds itself in Formula 1 2014. It’s why aero grip equals good tyre temperature, which gives efficient harvesting, giving more electrical stored power, giving greater fuel savings, giving access to greater boost. All of which is why the Mercedes W05 is currently the class of the field. Its fantastic packaging, derived from a key component innovation (explained fully in the magazine out later this week) allows a currently unbeatable combination of downforce, low drag and horsepower. That virtuous compounding effect also goes some way to explaining the dominance of Lewis Hamilton’s victory in Malaysia, even over team-mate Nico Rosberg, the pair giving a full silver arrows team its first one-two since Monza 1955.

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