Nico Rosberg tops opening practice session at the Malaysian Grand Prix as Renault's Kevin Magnussen is forced to escape dramatic pit-lane fire
Championship leader Nico Rosberg finished fastest in the opening practice session for Sunday's Malaysian Grand Prix which was marked by Kevin Magnussen scrambling out of his car following an astonishing pit-lane fire.
Rosberg, who is eight points ahead of Lewis Hamilton in the title race, finished nearly half-a-second clear of his Mercedes team-mate at a sweltering Sepang International Circuit on Friday morning.
But Magnussen and his Renault team were the talk of the paddock after the Danish driver's car caught fire following an apparent fuel leak in the opening moments of the 90-minute... read more
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