Tag Archive: Malaysian Grand Prix

Apr 03

Fans unhappy with the new Formula 1

50,000 fans expressing an opinion

2014-01-16_0333 The poll which began a few days ago on www.ferrari.com to sound out people’s opinion on the show put on by the new Formula 1, has come to an end with over 50,000 fans expressing an opinion. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 02

F1 legend Moss backs Massa over team order

“In his shoes I’d have done exactly the same as Massa.”

2014-03-16 - Williams F1 Team - Australia - Felipe Massa 04 F1 legend Sir Stirling Moss says he would have behaved just as Felipe Massa did in the Malaysian grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 02

Frentzen has fix for ‘processional’ F1

“I would give them ten more litres in the tank, and I’d drill a hole in the exhaust”

Heinz-Harald Frentzen A bit more fuel and a drill — that is how former F1 driver Heinz-Harald Frentzen would spice up the 2014 spectacle. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 31

Red Bull continued to grapple with fuel flow problems in Sunday’s Malaysian grand prix

More fuel flow problems for Red Bull

2014-02-28 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Bahrain - pit stop 04 While Sebastian Vettel finished third, it was his teammate Daniel Ricciardo’s sister RB10 – disqualified in Melbourne over the very same issue – that was once again affected. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 31

Hamilton claims he ‘blew Rosberg away’

“I have no idea why Nico could not drive at Lewis’ level.” – Niki Lauda

2014-03-17 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Australia - Nico Rosberg - Lewis Hamilton 01 Lewis Hamilton has ramped up his rivalry with teammate Nico Rosberg by claiming he “blew him away” at Sepang on Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 31

Williams to discuss team orders with Massa

“They were both told to cool it.”

2014-03-16 - Williams F1 Team - Australia - Felipe Massa 00 Felipe Massa will be told what Williams “expects” him to do when instructions are issued during subsequent grands prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 30

Sticky: Formula One teams Malaysian Grand Prix race report

Malaysian Grand Prix Formula One race report

150x80-flagworldf1 Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Sepang. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 29

Formula One teams Malaysian Grand Prix qualifying report

Malaysian Grand Prix Formula One qualifying report

150x80-flagworldf1 Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Sepang.

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Mar 29

Rosberg admits team orders ‘inevitable’

“But we’ve discussed it and we know where we stand”

2014-03-17 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Australia - Lewis Hamilton - Nico Rosberg 02 A year ago, the Malaysian grand prix sparked the infamous ‘Multi 21′ team orders scandal. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 28

Formula One teams Malaysian Grand Prix free practice report

Malaysian Grand Prix Formula One free practice report

150x80-flagworldf1 Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Sepang.

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Mar 27

Button doesn’t like sound of Vettel’s critique

“Daniel (Ricciardo) showed in Melbourne that the car is fast on a wet track”

2014-03-16 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Australia - Sebastian Vettel 99004 Sebastian Vettel on Thursday admitted a dubious weather forecast for the Malaysian grand prix is making him excited, not nervous. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

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 »

Mar 20

Pedro de la Rosa wants to step down as president of the F1 drivers’ association, the GPDA

De la Rosa wants to step down as GPDA chief

Ferrari - Pedro de la Rosa Speed Week said the Ferrari reserve driver’s decision became clear last weekend in Australia, with a vote on his successor likely to take place next week ahead of the Malaysian grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 21

Departing Webber not ready for ‘red wine’ with Vettel

“Looking back I’m pretty proud of myself”

2013-10-13 - Red Bull Racing - Mark Webber - 99001Mark Webber is not ready to spill the beans on the intriguing story of his “f***ing intense” title battle with Sebastian Vettel in 2010. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 11

Pedrosa close to record pace on opening day of Malaysian MotoGP™ action

Round 15: Malaysian MotoGP™ – Free Practice One & Two

MotoGP - Dani Pedrosa - Repsol Honda - Sepang MotoGP FP2Repsol Honda’s Dani Pedrosa set a sizzling time of 2’00.554 in this afternoon’s Free Practice 2 session to finish half a second clear of his closest rival in the first day of practice at the Malaysian Grand Prix in Sepang.

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Apr 14

Alonso back on track as Webber’s woes deepen

“At moment I think Ferrari, Red Bull, Lotus and Mercedes are similar” – Alonso

Fernando Alonso - phto © Jean-Francois Galeron WRI2 Fernando Alonso put his championship campaign right back on track in China, while Mark Webber’s spectacular woes continued. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 12

Massa’s form not worrying sarcastic Alonso

Then he became sarcastic.

Felipe Massa - photo © DPPI  Eric Vargiolu Fernando Alonso eased the heat on Sebastian Vettel in China by driving away from his theory the German might have been to blame for their Sepang clash. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 12

Mercedes also scraps team orders – Lauda

“Yeah, we’ve definitely discussed it and it’s all sorted for the future”

2012-06-10_0513Like Red Bull, Mercedes has also scrapped team orders in the wake of the recent Malaysian grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 09

Webber should accept number 2 status – Wurz

“But at the moment I think he will swallow the bitter pill.”

2013-03-23 - Red Bull Racing - Malaysia - Mark Webber (1)Mark Webber should be able to cope with life as a highly-paid and rated ‘number 2′. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 08

Raikkonen enjoys motocross during F1 break

“One of our drivers is famous for doing pretty much what he wants”.

Kimi Raikkonen filled in the time between the recent Malaysian grand prix and round three in China this weekend with a spot of motocross. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 03

Three teams beat old McLaren pitstop record

The previous record has stood since Germany last year

2013-03-03 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Barcelona - Sergio Perez 08Red Bull claims it beat McLaren’s all-time record for the fastest ever tyre pitstop during the recent Malaysian grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 25

Vettel ‘surprised by his own brutality’ – the fallout

“I didn’t mean to ignore the call”

2013-03-23 - Red Bull Racing - Malaysia - Sebastian Vettel (3)The victim of Sebastian Vettel’s decision to ignore his team’s instructions, Mark Webber predicted on Sunday that Red Bull would “protect” its triple world champion “as usual”. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 25

“There were a lot of things going through my head in those closing laps” – Mark Webber

Old habits die hard!

Mark Webber logoA controversial Malaysian Grand Prix ended with Mark coming home in second place. He crossed the line four seconds behind team-mate Sebastian Vettel, but the talk after the race was of how Vettel had disobeyed team orders. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 24

Vettel apologises for stealing Webber’s win

“I did a big mistake and I’m not proud of it”

Webber-Vettel-podium MalaisieF1 erupted in controversy on Sunday, after Sebastian Vettel ignored a team order to win the Malaysian grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 21

Marussia F1 Team partners with brokerage company InstaForex

High speed trading

11 - Marussia F1 TeamThe Marussia F1 Team is pleased to announce that it has concluded an agreement with a second Russian partner for the 2013 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 21

Formula One teams Malaysian Grand Prix preview

Malaysian Grand Prix Formula One preview

Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Sepang.

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Mar 18

Hulkenberg to use new chassis in Malaysia

“I’m bitterly disappointed but at the same time I’m not blaming anyone”

2013-02-23 - Sauber F1 Team - Barcelona - Nico Hulkenberg 04Nico Hulkenberg will tackle this weekend’s Malaysian grand prix with a new Sauber chassis. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 28

2015 could be last Malaysian GP – boss

Razlan Razali, the boss of the Malaysian grand prix, has admitted that 2015 could be the Sepang circuit’s last formula one race.

2011-04-09 - Mercedes GP Petronas F1 Team - Malaysia - Petronas Tower2011-04-09 - Mercedes GP Petronas F1 Team - Malaysia - Sepang International Circuit 02He told Isportconnect it is “too early to even think” about whether the existing contract will be extended. “I think for the event to be successful and to even consider the event going beyond 2015, and paying lots of money to formula one, FOM must help the circuit to try and allow us to do as much as possible to get spectators to come to the circuit,” said Razali. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 23

Sepang MotoGP™ debrief with Masao Azuma

Track conditions varied greatly over the weekend, with riders experiencing from fully wet to fully dry

MotoGP - Start of the 2012 Malaysian Grand PrixMotoGP - Bridgestone engineers in the Repsol Honda boxThis year’s Malaysian Grand Prix was affected by an intense tropical downpour that resulted in the race being red-flagged after thirteen laps. Repsol’s Honda Dani Pedrosa claimed victory at a soaked Sepang ahead Yamaha Factory Racing’s Jorge Lorenzo in second place and teammate Casey Stoner who finished third. Read the rest of this entry »

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