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March 28, 2023

Alonso pulls off shock victory in Malaysia

Fernando Alonso’s magnificent drive secured an unlikely victory for Ferrari at a chaotic Malaysian Grand Prix at Sepang, according to Eurosport.Few would have given the double world champion a sniff of a 28th career victory given Ferrari’s apparent lack of pace this season.But rain in Malaysia – so strong that there was a 50-minute suspension of the race after nine laps – played into the Spaniard’s hands.On a day which challenged the drivers Sauber’s Sergio Perez underlined his class with an electrifying drive for second place, while Lewis Hamilton ended the day third for McLaren for the second consecutive weekend.Mark Webber and Kimi Raikkonen rounded out the top five, while Bruno Senna was another to drive superbly and claim sixth for Williams.Scot Paul di Resta grabbed seventh, with Jean-Eric Vergne eighth ahead of Nico Hulkenberg, and Michael Schumacher clinching Mercedes’ first point of the season in 10th.

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