Tag Archive: Sepang Circuit

Oct 29

Malaysian MotoGP™ debrief with Masao Azuma

Extremely hot and humid temperatures over the race weekend created trying conditions for the riders

MotoGP logoIn sweltering conditions at Malaysia’s Sepang Circuit last Sunday, Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez won his twelfth race of the 2014 season ahead of the determined Movistar Yamaha MotoGP duo of Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo who finished in second and third place respectively.

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Apr 10

Vettel says McLaren ‘the team to beat’

McLaren remains “the team to beat” despite the topsy-turvy outcome of the recent Malaysian grand prix.

2012-03-23 - Malaysian Grand Prix - Sebastian Vettel 2990232012-03-24 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Malaysian Grand Prix - Jenson Button 03That is the claim of reigning world champion Sebastian Vettel, having slumped to sixth in the drivers’ standings after a dire weekend in Malaysia. The formerly-dominant Red Bull driver now lags a Ferrari and even a Sauber, after Fernando Alonso and the unlikely Sergio Perez proved the cream of the slippery Sepang circuit.

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Apr 04

KERS ‘not necessary’ for Red Bull in Australia – Marko

Red Bull did not use KERS in Australia because it was “not necessary”, the team’s advisor Dr Helmut Marko has admitted.

2011-03-27 - Red Bull Racing - Australia - Sebastian Vettel2011-03-27 - Red Bull Racing - Australia - Sebastian Vettel 1Officially, the team said its decision to run without the energy-recovery technology to dominate in Melbourne was due to its system not being fully reliable. But Marko told Auto Bild in Germany: “Just look at the problems the others have had with KERS. Why should we use it if it’s not necessary?” Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 03

AFOS Korea cancelled

Motorsport Asia has already made alternative arrangements for the three affected Championships.

afosMotorsport Asia announced today that they recently received notification from CKMP, the Asian Festival Of Speed (AFOS) Promoter in Korea, that they are unable to proceed with the AFOS event scheduled for 8th May 2011, due to problems with the circuit owner KAVO. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 03

McLaren ‘F-duct’ working well at fast Sepang

Hamilton’s flaws are McLaren’s fault – Whitmarsh

2010-03-27 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Lewis Hamilton 09McLaren’s ‘F-duct’ air inlet and rear wing system is working well on the long straights of Malaysia’s Sepang circuit. Lewis Hamilton was quickest in both practice sessions on Friday, helped in no small part by a sizeable straight-line speed advantage. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 09

Indy Lights: Hildebrand travels the world in search of seat time

J.R. Hildebrand showed good speed in his second A1GP rookie outing

J.R. Hildebrand recently joined Team USA at the A1GP World Cup of Motorsport weekend in Taupo, New Zealand, driving in both rookie test sessions. Read the rest of this entry »