Tag Archive: Kuala-Lumpur

Sep 13

F1 in Schools World Finals 2017 revs up for Malaysia

The award-winning F1 in Schools STEM Challenge

F1 in schools logoThe 13th edition of the F1 in Schools World Finals is set for Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, in two weeks time with more teams, more countries and more challenges for the talented students competing to raise the Formula 1 in Schools World Champions trophy. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 01

Nico Rosberg celebrates World Championship success in Brackley (+photos)

After winning the title on Sunday in Abu Dhabi

2016-12-01 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Nico Rosberg celebrates World Championship success in Brackley _4 Party week continues for the newly-crowned Formula One World Champion, as Nico today paid a visit to Silver Arrows HQ in Brackley (Great Britain) to celebrate with members of the team.

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Nov 29

Petronas welcomes F1 World Champions to Kuala Lumpur (+photos)

Petronas has been the lifeblood of the team’s triple Championship success

2016-11-29 - Petronas welcomes F1 World Champions to Kuala Lumpur (7) Petronas gave the 2016 Formula One World Champions an ecstatic reception at the company’s headquarters in Malaysia on Tuesday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 25

Sepang: pushing the limits of man and machine

Shell Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix

SBK Motul logo black A new track surface and a new World Champion – but the same spectacular venue. Sepang International Circuit is a world-leading facility. With the main grandstand sandwiched between the main and back straights, fans are bombarded with the sound of MotoGP™ from two sides as the riders hit some spectacular speeds.

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Sep 20

Malaysian Grand Prix selected sets per driver

Malaysian Grand Prix: September 30 – October 2 2016

2016-09-20 - Malaysian Grand Prix September 30 – October 2 2016 The FIA communicated to Pirelli each team’s tyre choices for the forthcoming Malaysian Grand Prix (Kuala Lumpur, September 30 – October 2).

 

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May 09

WorldSBK: The heat is on

What awaits as WorldSBK heads east to Malaysia

WorldSBK - Sepang International Circuit Kuala Lumpur is a truly global city. With a long history sewing the threads of the past into the modern canvas that sees influences both old and new create skyscrapers around pillars of tradition, Sepang International Circuit is a recent jewel in the spectacular crown of the Malaysian metropolis.

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Feb 27

Akash Nandy has some great racing experience to rely on

Malaysian rookie joins Swiss squad

Akash Nandy joins Jenzer Motorsport for 2016 GP3 seasonWe are delighted to announce that Akash Nandy, the 19-year old from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, is joining us in our GP3 Series team: Akash Nandy has some great racing experience to rely on.

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Feb 20

MotoGP™ paddock gears up for Sepang 2 Test

As always the time sheets should give us a great indication of who will be where

2012-03-24 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Malaysian Grand Prix - Sepang International Circuit 02 MotoGP™ returns to Kuala Lumpur on Monday for the penultimate 3 day test (Sepang 2), ahead of the season’s opening race in Qatar on the 29th March. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 03

Asian LMS Sepang preview

For the fourth and final race of 2014, the Asian Le Mans Series will head to Malaysia for the first time.

Asian Le Mans Series logo Opened on March 7, 1999, the Sepang International Circuit is situated about 60 kilometers from the capital of Kuala Lumpur. It has hosted races since the Formula 1 Grand Prix of Malaysia – the first edition of which was won by Eddie Irvine (Ferrari) on October 17, 1999. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 20

F1 world nervous about Russian GP

“It’s not the time to talk about the Russian grand prix.”

2014-07-15 - Sochi Autodrom - photo Igor Chernov 01 It’s being murmured rather than shouted, but the world of F1 is undoubtedly worried about the looming Russian grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 18

F1 in shock as plane crash piles doubt on Russia GP

Almost 300 people are dead

The F1 paddock in Hockenheim has joined the rest of the world in shock at the terrible news emerging from violence-torn Ukraine. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 05

WSBK riders sky high in Kuala Lumpur

The excitement to be racing in Malaysia was clear from everyone

WSBK riders sky high in Kuala Lumpur (1) The Sepang WSBK weekend officially started earlier today with riders representing each of the nine manufacturers visiting the eye catching Twin Towers in downtown Kuala Lumpur. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 03

World Superbike ready for Sepang debut

New Championship leader Tom Sykes  has never raced at Sepang

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo black The eni FIM Superbike World Championship heads to previously unexplored territories as the series will race for the first time at the Sepang International Circuit this weekend.

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Apr 01

Nico Hulkenberg has denied being one of the drivers obsessed with extreme weight loss

No diet as Hulkenberg admits eating McDonald’s

2014-02-20_0011 - Sahara Force India F1 Team - Bahrain - Nico Hulkenberg Amid rumours of deliberate dehydration, when it emerged that a driver had passed out last week in Malaysia, eyes turned to racers like Nico Hulkenberg, who standing at over six foot is one of the very tallest on the grid. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 27

Sebastian Vettel has finally won the coveted Laureus world sportsman of the year award

‘Great’ Vettel finally wins Laureus award

2014-03-01 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Bahrain - Sebastian Vettel - 99022 It was the Red Bull driver’s fifth nomination since he began to dominate formula one with Red Bull several years ago. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 26

Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg entertain in Kuala Lumpur

Lewis and Nico were on hand to meet fans

2014-03-17 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Australia - Lewis Hamilton - Nico Rosberg 01 On Tuesday 25 and Wednesday 26 March, MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team drivers Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg warmed up for the 2014 Malaysian Grand Prix weekend with a variety of events hosted by both Mercedes-Benz and PETRONAS in capital city Kuala Lumpur. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 26

F1 race going ahead despite Malaysian plane crash

Petronas-sponsored grand prix is going ahead

2012-03-24 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Malaysian Grand Prix - Sepang International Circuit 01 This weekend’s F1 race is going ahead, despite confirmation the ill-fated Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 almost certainly crashed into the ocean. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 26

Renault expecting ‘issues’ in Malaysia

“We had several issues across the cars in Melbourne”

2014-01-22 - Renault Energy F1-2014 (2) Troubled engine supplier Renault is expecting to grapple with more “issues” in Malaysia this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 24

Hamilton’s Melbourne engine still firing

Lewis Hamilton’s 2014 title campaign is still on track.

2014-03-17 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Australia - Lewis Hamilton 02 The Melbourne polesitter had to retire at Albert Park after his Mercedes engine – among a mere allocation of just five for the entire 19-race campaign – dropped from six to five cylinders in the early stages of the race. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 24

Controversy as Ferrari arrives in Malaysia

“After heated discussions, the Italians prevailed.”

2014-03-02 - Scuderia Ferrari - Bahrain - Fernando Alonso A controversy has erupted after relatives of passengers on the missing Malaysia airlines flight had to change hotels when the Ferrari team touched down for this weekend’s Malaysian grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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