Tag Archive: Sepang International Circuit

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 »

Nov 24

Sepang 12 Hours sets up exciting Intercontinental GT Challenge

2015 Edition of Sepang 12 Hours officially launched in Shah Alam

Sepang 12 Hours sets up exciting Intercontinental GT Challenge The Sepang 12 Hours, a joint organisation between the Sepang International Circuit and the SRO Motorsports Group, will be part of the new Intercontinental GT Challenge, to be launched in 2016. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 25

Unstoppable Pedrosa takes dominant victory at the Malaysian Grand Prix

Round 17: Malaysian MotoGP™ – Race

Dani-Pedrosa---Repsol-Honda-Team---Malaysian-MotoGP-race-winner Repsol Honda Team’s Dani Pedrosa converted his record-breaking pace in qualifying into a race winning performance at today’s Malaysian Grand Prix, the Spaniard scoring his second victory from the last three races. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 24

Perfect lap puts Pedrosa on pole position for the Malaysian Grand Prix

Round 17: Malaysian MotoGP™ – Qualifying

Dani-Pedrosa---Repsol-Honda-Team---Malaysian-MotoGP-QP2 Repsol Honda Team’s Dani Pedrosa produced one of his best ever qualifying performances to smash the Sepang Circuit Best Lap record and claim pole position for tomorrow’s Malaysian Grand Prix at Sepang International Circuit.

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Aug 18

Shell confirmed as Title Sponsor of Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix

Penultimate round of the MotoGP™ World Championship

Shell Malaysia Motorcycle Grand PrixShell is pleased to confirm it has renewed its title sponsorship of the Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix, having reached an agreement with Dorna Sports, the MotoGP™ rights holder, to support the FIM MotoGP World Championship and the Sepang International Circuit’s hosting of the Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix for the 2015 and 2016 championship seasons. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 02

Davies denies Rea’s title celebrations, Jacobsen takes maiden WSS win

0.091s between the two riders at the flag as Torres equals personal best in third.

WSBK - Chaz Davies and Jonathan Rea (GBR) side by side at the final turnChaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati SBK Team) has won the second WorldSBK race of the 2015 Pirelli Malaysian Round after a spectacular last-lap battle with Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team), which saw the two riders separated by 0.091s at the line.

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Aug 02

Perfect racecraft gives Rea the win in Sepang opener

The series leader edges Davies as Biaggi makes historic return to podium

WSBK - Jonathan Rea (GBR) a fraction ahead of fellow Briton Chaz Davies at the line. Championship leader Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) won the opening encounter at the Sepang International Circuit after a race of two halves, which saw Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) slip to fifth at the flag after leading for the first eleven laps.

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Aug 01

Maiden WSS pole for Jacobsen in Sepang

Series leader Sofuoglu and Cluzel lock out front row

WSBK - PJ Jacobsen (USA) on course to his maiden pole position PJ Jacobsen (CORE’’ Motorsport Thailand) has claimed the World Supersport Pole Position in today’s sole qualifying session at the Sepang International Circuit in Malaysia.

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Aug 01

Tom Sykes claims Malaysian Tissot-Superpole

Torres and Guintoli on front row, Rea to start from seventh place on the grid

WSCK - Tom Sykes (GBR) will head the grid on a WorldSBK race day for the 28th time The tenth Tissot-Superpole of the 2015 eni FIM Superbike World Championship season was claimed in emphatic style by Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) after a tense Superpole 2 in 34 degrees heat at the 5.543km Sepang International Circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 31

Biaggi remains quickest following afternoon downpour at Sepang

Davies fastest in drying Free Practice 2 and second overall ahead of Rea and Sykes

WSBK - Max Biaggi (ITA) set the fastest lap-time of the day in his third quick lap attempt Two-time WorldSBK Champion Max Biaggi (Aprilia Racing Team) has topped the combined timesheets on the opening day of action at the Sepang International Circuit.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 27

World Superbike heads to Malaysia for Round 10

Sepang International Circuit stages the Pirelli Malaysian Round

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo white For the second time in its history, the Sepang International Circuit is all-set to host a round of the eni FIM Superbike World Championship. Just a stone’s throw from Kuala Lumpur International Airport, the venue first featured on the calendar last year. It now returns two months later in the year than it did in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 23

Fernando Alonso to return to the cockpit in Malaysia

McLaren Honda announcement

05 - McLaren Mercedes McLaren-Honda is pleased to announce that, subject to a successful final FIA medical assessment this Thursday 26th March at the Sepang International Circuit, Fernando Alonso will return to the cockpit of his MP4-30 car for this weekend’s Malaysian Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 25

Marquez tops second Sepang MotoGP test to continue pre-season dominance

Sepang International Circuit, Malaysia
MotoGP - Marc Marquez - Repsol Honda Team - Second Sepang MotoGP test 2015 Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez signed off the second Sepang test with the quickest overall time as the reigning MotoGP™ champion clocked a 1’59.115 on the final day of action to once again set the pace in pre-season testing. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 06

Marquez sets quickest ever lap at Sepang to top first official MotoGP test

Sepang International Circuit, Malaysia

MotoGP - Bridgestone Motorsport technical area in MotoGP paddock Current World Champion Marc Marquez emphatically underlined his title credentials for the upcoming season by setting a scorching time of 1’58.867 at the first MotoGP™ group test of 2015 at Malaysia’s Sepang International Circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 05

Sepang pace improves for Ducati Team pair

Both Ducati Team riders, present in Malaysia with the latest version of the Desmosedici, the GP14.3

Ducati Team Sepang1 Day2Ideal weather conditions greeted the MotoGP™ riders for the second of three days of pre-season tests at the Sepang International Circuit near Kuala Lumpur. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 03

Bridgestone prepares for the first MotoGP™ group test of 2015

Like last year, the MotoGP regulations for 2015 provide concessions on rear tyre choice

Bridgestone BATTLAX MotoGP front slick tyres The riders contesting this year’s MotoGP™ World Championship will get their first taste of Bridgestone’s 2015 specification tyres at Malaysia’s Sepang International Circuit from February 4-6, as the world’s largest tyre maker embarks on its seventh season as the official tyre supplier to the series. Read the rest of this entry »

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