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Vettel wins Malaysian GP to end Mercedes streak

Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany tosses his trophy in the air on the podium after winning the Malaysian Formula One Grand Prix at Sepang International Circuit in Sepang, Malaysia, Sunday, March 29, 2015.(AP Photo/Andy Wong)

SEPANG, Malaysia (AP) — Fears that Mercedes would dominate the 2015 Formula One season were swept aside in a flash of Ferrari red on Sunday as a tearful Sebastian Vettel won the Malaysian Grand Prix and announced himself as a genuine title contender.

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Hamilton takes pole position for Malaysian Grand Prix

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton, center, of Britain poses with teammate Nico Rosberg, left, of Germany and Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany after qualifying for the Malaysian Formula One Grand Prix at Sepang International Circuit in Sepang, Malaysia, Saturday, March 28, 2015. Hamilton took pole position for Sunday's race ahead of Vettel. Rosberg finished third. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)

SEPANG, Malaysia (AP) — Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel believes he can end Mercedes’ dominant run in Formula One by winning Sunday’s Malaysian Grand Prix after qualifying second on Saturday and ending the Silver Arrows’ long run of front-row lockouts.

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Rosberg leads Hamilton in Malaysian GP practice

Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany steers his car out of the pit after the tire change during the second practice session for the Malaysian Formula One Grand Prix at Sepang International Circuit in Sepang, Malaysia Friday, March 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

SEPANG, Malaysia (AP) — Lewis Hamilton took pole position for the Malaysian Grand Prix on Saturday, while Mercedes’ run of nine straight front-row lockouts in Formula One came to an end as Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel qualified second.

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Bernie Ecclestone casts doubt on German, Italian GPs

Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany steers his car during the second practice session for the Malaysian Formula One Grand Prix at Sepang International Circuit in Sepang, Malaysia Friday, March 27, 2015.(AP Photo/Thomas Lam)

SEPANG, Malaysia (AP) — The German Grand Prix could remain off the sport’s calendar after this year’s cancellation, and the iconic Italian GP may be next to go, Formula One commercial head Bernie Ecclestone said Friday.

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Renault considering pulling out of Formula 1

Toro Rosso driver Carlos Sainz Jr. of Spain steers his car during the first practice session for the Malaysian Formula One Grand Prix at Sepang International Circuit in Sepang, Malaysia, Friday, March 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)

SEPANG, Malaysia (AP) — French automaker Renault, which supplies engines to the Red Bull and Toro Rosso teams, is considering pulling out of Formula One because of the damage done to its reputation after a difficult start to the season.

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