Formula 1

Top five: F1's greatest wet races

The storm that halted the 2009 Malaysian Grand Prix (©GettyImages)
The storm that halted the 2009 Malaysian Grand Prix (©GettyImages).

When the clouds descend and the rain falls Formula 1 always manages to shine even when the sun is not.

Some of the most famous races in F1 history have been thanks to inclement weather none more so than the Malaysian GP in 2009 which can be seen in the picture above.

This weekend's Korean Grand Prix is set to be a rainy affair as Typhoon Fitow heads towards the Korean Peninsula on Sunday, current tracks have the tropical system easing just West of South Korea but with rain from the system hitting the south coast.

The last time a tropical depression hit a Grand Prix was back in 2005 when qualifying for the Japanese Grand Prix had to be cancelled due to another typhoon.

With that in mind lets look back at five of the greatest wet races in modern F1 history.

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