Through The Lens: The 2013 Malaysian Grand PrixS

A drizzle of rain, a sprinkling of team orders, a dash of slapstick, and Sebastian Vettel being Sebastian Vettel: the F1 race in Malaysia was a bit of a handful. Here’s a selection of the most interesting photos from the wire services.

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Through The Lens: The 2013 Malaysian Grand PrixS

Mark Webber, Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton share an unhappy podium.

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Through The Lens: The 2013 Malaysian Grand PrixS

Jenson Button’s race was screwed up in the pits.

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Through The Lens: The 2013 Malaysian Grand PrixS

Force India had a string of Benny Hill-esque pit stops, forcing both of their cars into retirement.

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Through The Lens: The 2013 Malaysian Grand PrixS

Performers prepare for their routine before the start.

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Through The Lens: The 2013 Malaysian Grand PrixS

Nico Rosberg was fast and very disciplined in following team orders and not passing Lewis Hamilton for a podim finish.

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Through The Lens: The 2013 Malaysian Grand PrixS

Niki Lauda during final practice.

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Through The Lens: The 2013 Malaysian Grand PrixS

Kimi Räikkönen during the race.

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Through The Lens: The 2013 Malaysian Grand PrixS

Alonso’s 200th Grand Prix was unlucky, yet again he proved his skills staying competitive with a damaged car—for one lap.

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Through The Lens: The 2013 Malaysian Grand PrixS

Does anyone doubt how well Fernando Alonso fits in at Ferrari?

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Photo selection by Natalie Polgar.