Tag Archive: Sepang International Circuit

Feb 14

The Island awaits as testing continues

After Sepang comes Phillip Island – one step closer to the start of the season 

Phillip Island 2017 Event Main Sponsor Announced The first official test of the year saw the class of MotoGP™ 2017 out in force at Sepang International Circuit recently, and actions resumes soon at Phillip Island in Australia from February 15th-17th as the countdown to Qatar gets shorter.

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Feb 06

Tardozzi on Ducati’s first test of 2017

Ducati Team manager satisfied following first sessions of the season

Davide Tardozzi – Team Manager, Ducati Team – says the Borgo Panigale factory is feeling positive in the wake of the first Official Test of the year at Sepang International Circuit, with testing direction led by Andrea Dovizioso as new arrival Jorge Lorenzo settles into life in red. Read the rest of this entry »

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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Jan 28

Sepang test: Live programming as 2017 hits the gas

motogp.com’s coverage of the first Official Test of the year

Sepang, circuit resurfacé Sepang International Circuit is the stage, MotoGP™ 2017 the protagonist: the winter break is over and bikes are about to be back on track! Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 26

Start your engines: Sepang test preview!

The time is upon us and the first official MotoGP™ test of 2017 is ready for lights out

After two days testing at the Circuit Ricardo Tormo in November following the final GP of 2016, the long winter break is now finally coming to a close as the grid prepare to take to Sepang International Circuit for the first track action of the new season: January 30th – February 1st.

Jan 23

F4/SEA: Martono bags overall and rookie titles at MERITUS Awards Gala

The first in what is planned as an annual affair, the event saw the crowning of the F4/SEA Championship’s first ever title winner

F4SEA Martono bags overall and rookie titles at MERITUS Awards Gala After 36 races and six events, the Formula 4 South East Asia (F4/SEA) Championship – certified by FIA inaugural season drew to a close on Sunday at the Sepang International Circuit in Malaysia with the MERITUS Awards Gala, presented by Petron. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 07

Drivers complete collective tests ahead of F4/SEA Event 4 weekend

F4/SEA is uniquely designed to help harness and develop Asia’s young motorsports talent

Drivers complete collective tests ahead of F4SEA Event 4 weekend With preparations well underway for the fourth installment of the Formula 4 South East Asia Championship – certified by FIA, the young drivers took to the Sepang International Circuit in a full day’s test session with their race cars on Wednesday. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 29

‘DesmoDovi’ reigns wet Sepang for pole number 2 of 2016

Shell Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix

MotoGP - Andrea Dovizioso Rossi and Lorenzo complete the front row as Crutchlow salvages impressive P5 in a washed out Q2.  Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) took a stunning pole position at Sepang International Circuit, as the Italian veteran sliced half a second off the time at the top and remained unthreatened. Compatriot Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) took P2 on his final lap, just edging out teammate Jorge Lorenzo. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 29

MotoGP™ at Sepang International Circuit until 2021

Shell Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix

MotoGP™ at Sepang International Circuit until 2021Contract renewal sees the classic Malaysian track remain on the calendar for another five years.  Dorna Sports and Sepang International Circuit (SIC) have announced a renewal of their contract that will see the FIM MotoGP™ World Championship remain at the venue until 2021.

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Oct 28

Marquez sits out FP2 but remains Friday’s fastest

Shell Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix

MotoGP - Sepang International Circuit - Marc Marquez 2016 MotoGP™ World Champion heads the timesheets despite illness as rain falls in the afternoon. The first practice session of the day for Moto3™ saw damp patches of the newly-resurfaced Sepang International Circuit hamper early laptimes, before the moisture dried off and times began to fall.

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Oct 27

Shell renews title sponsorship of Malaysian MotoGP™ until 2020 

Shell Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix

Michelin preview: SepangEnergy company signs contract extension with Dorna Sports. Shell and Dorna Sports have announced an exciting four-year extension to the energy company’s title sponsorship of the Shell Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix at Sepang International Circuit (SIC). Read the rest of this entry »

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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Oct 05

2017 MotoGP™ pre-season dates and details!

Recent provisional calendar for next season followed up by pre-season testing details for 2017

2016-09-04-0083 The 2017 pre-season is set to begin in traditional style with the Valencian post-GP test, which will take place on the 15th and 16th November and see riders debut their colours for the season ahead – including Jorge Lorenzo (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) getting his first taste of his new Ducati.

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Sep 30

Hamilton ahead as Mercedes goes clear in Malaysia

Having seen his car go up in flames in FP1, Kevin Magnussen did get back out on course in his Renault
Lewis Hamilton has topped the timesheets on the first day of action for the Malaysian Grand Prix as Mercedes stamped its early mark on proceedings around the Sepang International Circuit.
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Sep 29

Sebastian Vettel praises new track surface at Sepang International Circuit (+photos)

“I walked the track earlier today and from what I see the track surface looks really good”

2016-09-29 - Shell - Sebastian Vettel assesses the new Sepang track surface Sebastian Vettel has praised Sepang International Circuit (SIC) ahead of this weekend’s Malaysian Grand Prix following a repaving of the legendary venue with Shell Cariphalte Racetrack – a high performance bitumen specifically developed for use on racing circuits. Read the rest of this entry »

May 14

Sykes takes record in stunning Tissot-Superpole

KRT pairing split by Lowes on the front row

Tom Sykes smashed the Best Lap at Sepang International Circuit in Tissot-Superpole on Saturday, beating Yamaha’s Alex Lowes and Kawasaki teammate Jonathan Rea to the top spot. The Yorkshireman beat the record after having graduated from Tissot-Superpole 1. Read the rest of this entry »

May 13

WSBK: Sepang Day 1 – Savadori fastest on Friday (updated)

Rookie tops the timesheets as Sykes heads to Tissot-Superpole 1

Aprilia rider Lorenzo Savadori took the top spot on Day 1 in Malaysia IodaRacing rider Lorenzo Savadori went quickest on Friday at Sepang International Circuit, beating Honda’s Nicky Hayden to the top spot by just over two tenths of a second in the final minutes of the second practice session. Kawasaki rider Tom Sykes finds himself outside the top ten on Day 1 and heading through Tissot-Superpole 1 after heading the field in the morning. Read the rest of this entry »

May 11

WorldSBK: Sepang on and off track

Everything happening on the track and at the circuit in Round 6

WorldSBK - Sepang on and off track WorldSBK is back in the East once again for Round 6 of the 2016 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship, as Sepang International Circuit stages another stunning showdown of the world’s fastest production motorcycle racers.

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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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Jan 12

Super GT promoters GTA to work with SRO on the Sepang 12 Hours 2016

The collaboration was announced at Sepang International Circuit

Sepang 12 Hours logo This year’s Sepang 12 Hours is likely to welcome some Japanese competitors following an agreement struck between Super GT promoters, GTA, and co-race organisers, SRO Motorsports Group. Read the rest of this entry »

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