Tag Archive: Malaysia

Oct 01

FIA race stewards in Malaysia confirm no action will be taken over the crash after the chequered flag between Sebastian Vettel and Lance Stroll

No action taken over Vettel-Stroll crash after chequered flag

2017-06-09-14-35-09_1772The Formula 1 race stewards in Malaysia have confirmed that no action will be taken over the clash between Sebastian Vettel and Lance Stroll after the chequered flag at Sepang on Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 24

F1 hoping to swap China and Bahrain on 2018 calendar

“We’re talking to both of them to that end and if we can reach a mutually agreed upon solution”

2011-04-16 - Force India F1 Team - China - 03Formula 1 commercial chief Sean Bratches has confirmed that efforts are being made to swap the dates for next year’s races in China and Bahrain in order to avoid clashing with a national holiday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 23

MotoGP 2017/2018 test calendar released

Dates and venues for all three classes announced

2017-04-23-0029Test sessions for the 2017/2018 season have been announced, with action getting underway in Valencia in November following the season finale – and 2018 then firing up at the end of January at Sepang International Circuit in Malaysia. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 21

Charles Leclerc to set for FP1 sessions

Charles Leclerc will be driving the Sauber C36-Ferrari

2017-09-21 - SauberF1Team - Charles LeclercThe Sauber F1 Team is pleased to confirm that Charles Leclerc will be in the cockpit of the Sauber C36-Ferrari during four free practice sessions ahead of the upcoming 2017 Formula One Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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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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Aug 28

Sean Gelael to drive FP1 for Scuderia Toro Rosso

The 20 year old Indonesian is currently competing in the FIA Formula 2 Championship

07 - Scuderia Toro Rosso Scuderia Toro Rosso is pleased to announce that Sean Gelael will be driving one of its cars in the Free Practice 1 sessions at four Grands Prix this season; Singapore, Malaysia, USA and Mexico. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 06

It’s Malaysia for the F1 in Schools STEM Challenge World Finals 2017

F1 in School returns to Malaysia for a third World Finals in the country

It's Malaysia for the F1 in Schools STEM Challenge World Finals 2017The largest global educational initiative, the F1 in Schools STEM Challenge, will hold its 13th annual World Finals event in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 22nd to 27th September, alongside the 2017 FORMULA 1 PETRONAS MALAYSIA GRAND PRIX.

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Apr 29

Malaysia F1 chief feels ‘suckered’ by Ecclestone

The upcoming race in October set to be the last for now at the Sepang International Circuit after a 19-year stint

Malaysia F1 chief feels ‘suckered’ by EcclestoneThe chief of the Malaysian Formula 1 race, Razlan Razali, says he feels “suckered” by former sport CEO Bernie Ecclestone as Sepang prepares to host its final grand prix in 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 30

Stoner on top for Ducati as rain cuts Day 1 short in Malaysia

First track action in Sepang ends early with Australian test rider and former Champion fastest

Stoner on top for Ducati as rain cuts Day 1 short in Malaysia Ducati Team test rider and double FIM MotoGP™ World Champion Casey Stoner led the way at the top of the timesheets on the first day of the first Official Test of 2017 – ahead of Ducati race rider and 2016 Malaysian GP winner Andrea Dovizioso as the Italian factory locked out the top.

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Jan 29

Keep your engines running – MotoGP™ gets back in business

MotoGP Official Test Sepang – Preview

Start your engines: Sepang test preview!History was made in 2016 with nine different winners, and engines are now preparing to fire up for 2017 as the first Official Test gets underway on Monday at Sepang International Circuit in Malaysia.

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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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Oct 05

Tales from the paddock – Daniel Juncadella: “Maybe I can step up a few rungs on the podium in the DTM finale”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2016 season

Flying move: From Sepang International Circuit in Malaysia, Formula 1 swiftly proceeds to Suzuka for the Japanese Grand Prix. In the meantime, the marque with the three-pointed star has been enjoying success elsewhere.  Read the rest of this entry »

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May 10

“Did You Know?” – Pre-Round stats and facts about WorldSBK in Malaysia

Some stats and facts about WorldSBK in Malaysia ahead of the Fassi Malaysian Round

Some stats and facts about WorldSBK in Malaysia ahead of the Fassi Malaysian Round 44 – Last year Sepang was the stage of Max Biaggi’s last podium finish: he became the oldest rider to climb on the rostrum (Race 1) at 44 years, 1 month and 7 days of age. Read the rest of this entry »

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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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Mar 04

GP2 Series 2016 season calendar confirmed

New season made of eleven support events of Formula OneTM World Championship
2015-11-20-Friday The 2016 GP2 SeriesTM calendar was confirmed today. Once again, it will consist of eleven rounds in total, all support events of the Formula OneTM World Championship. Eight rounds will be held in Europe with three flyaway events to complete the calendar: new venue Baku in Azerbaijan, the return of Sepang in Malaysia, and Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi. Read the rest of this entry »
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Mar 04

GP3 Series 2016 season calendar unveiled

Nine events alongside Formula One including a new venue for the Series

GP3 Series 2016 season calendar unveiledGP3 Series organisers are pleased to announce the 2016 calendar for the upcoming season. Once again, the Series will be contested over a total of nine rounds – all of which are support events to the Formula One World Championship. Seven rounds will be held on European soil, with two flyaway events concluding the campaign. There is a new venue on the calendar with the addition of Sepang in Malaysia to the category.

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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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Dec 18

Shields says: If you can’t stand the heat…

Nicki Shields analyses what caused the reliability issues in the Putrajaya ePrix

Nicki Shields analyses what caused the reliability issues in the Putrajaya ePrixFigures recently released by the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) show that out of the 10 hottest years on record, nine of them happened in the last decade and 2015 is now officially the hottest year ever recorded.

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Dec 05

Oliver Rowland replaces injured Heidfeld

Nick Heidfeld to miss Punta del Este ePrix following minor hand surgery

Nick Heidfeld to miss Punta del Este ePrix following minor hand surgeryOliver Rowland has stepped in to replace Nick Heidfeld at Mahindra Racing for the Julius Baer Punta del Este ePrix after the German driver picked up an injury in Malaysia. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 07

Di Grassi keeps his cool to win in Putrajaya

Abt Schaeffler driver wins incident-filled race in Malaysia

Abt Schaeffler driver wins incident-filled race in MalaysiaLucas di Grassi claimed his second FIA Formula E Championship win in a race at Putrajaya in Malaysia that was packed with incident from start to finish. Read the rest of this entry »

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