Tag Archive: Sepang

Mar 27

Formula One teams Malaysian Grand Prix free practice report

Malaysian Grand Prix Formula One free practice report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Sepang.

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Feb 27

Ducati happy with GP15 debut in Sepang

After three days of intense work for the Ducati Team and its riders, the team are happy with the new GP15 machine’s debut.

Ducati end of day 3 report Sepang 2Andrea Dovizioso and Andrea Iannone’s first experiences of the Ducati Desmosedici GP15, the Italian manufacturer’s new challenger for the 2015 MotoGP World Championship, have concluded with a good degree of satisfaction. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 26

Bradley Smith leaves Sepang full of confidence

Bradley Smith finished the Sepang test 6th in the combined standings, as he made his intentions clear for the 2015 season.

Monster Tech 3 Yamaha end day 3 reportThe British rider had been meticulously testing the 2015 specification Yamaha YZR-M1 across the three days in Malaysia as he made the necessary changes to the setup in preparation for the all important season opener in Qatar at the end of March.

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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 20

MotoGP™ paddock gears up for Sepang 2 Test

As always the time sheets should give us a great indication of who will be where

2012-03-24 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Malaysian Grand Prix - Sepang International Circuit 02 MotoGP™ returns to Kuala Lumpur on Monday for the penultimate 3 day test (Sepang 2), ahead of the season’s opening race in Qatar on the 29th March. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 09

Dani Pedrosa took a step forward in the first preseason test of 2015, in which the Repsol Honda riders topped the final timesheet

Pedrosa on Sepang 1 test: “We are very satisfied”

Pedrosa on Sepang 1 test: “We are very satisfied”After the first test in Malaysia, Pedrosa gave a very positive analysis of the three working days that marked the return from the winter break. Second by only one tenth of a second to his teammate at the test, Pedrosa returned to action in top form. His lap times confirmed the good feeling he has about the work done by Honda and the changes to his crew. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 07

Michelin commences its test season in Sepang

Michelin resumes 2016 tyre development

Michelin motogp French tyre manufacturer Michelin has commenced its MotoGP™ test season at the Sepang International Circuit with a one-day session including the factories’ test riders. 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

Stoner on assisting HRC preparations for Sepang 1

The Australian ex-Grand Prix star explained to motogp.com what the test had involved and how his work can aid HRC

Stoner on assisting HRC preparations for Sepang 1Former MotoGP™ World Champion Casey Stoner last week completed a brief test in Sepang with Honda Racing Corporation, to help prepare Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa’s bikes for the forthcoming MotoGP test. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 02

MotoGP™ 2015 field gathers for Sepang 1 test

The South East Asian country has been the destination of choice for February preseason tests

MotoGP logo After two months away from their bikes the 2015 MotoGP™ grid will be back on track in Sepang as of 4th February for the first test of the year at the Malaysian circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 24

Hernandez to miss first MotoGP™ test of 2015

The Colombian recently suffered a left shoulder dislocation

Hernandez to miss first MotoGP™ test of 2015 Pramac Racing have announced that Yonny Hernandez will not be available for the first MotoGP™ test of 2015 at Sepang from February 4th to 7th, due to a shoulder injury. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 05

Shell Advance Asia Talent Cup 2015 rider line-up announced

After an intense period of analysis

Shell Advance Talent Cup logo Following the selection event held at Sepang at the end of October the 22-rider line-up for the 2015 Shell Advance Asia Talent Cup has been finalised. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 26

Sepang success makes it twelve MotoGP wins for Marquez in 2014

Round 17: Malaysian MotoGP™ – Race
MotoGP - Marc Marquez - Repsol Honda - Malaysian MotoGP race winner Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez equalled Mick Doohan’s premier-class record of twelve wins in one season after the newly-crowned MotoGP champion won a gruelling battle in sweltering conditions at Sepang International Circuit.

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Oct 25

Marquez runs hot in scorching conditions at Sepang to set new circuit record

Round 17: Malaysian MotoGP™ – Qualifying
Marc-Marquez---Repsol-Honda---Malaysian-MotoGP-QP2 Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez was in record-breaking form during qualifying for the Malaysian Grand Prix, as the 2014 World Champion set the quickest ever time at the Sepang circuit to become the first rider to achieve thirteen pole positions in a MotoGP™ season.

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Jun 08

Melandri takes maiden victory on the RSV4 in Race 1

Race two will begin at 16:30 local time.

WSBK - Sepang  - Race 1 podium The first ever race at Sepang for the eni FIM Superbike World Championship was a thriller, with Aprilia Racing Team’s Marco Melandri and Sylvain Guintoli locked in a titanic battle for victory until the flag.

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Jun 07

Guintoli and Cluzel on pole at Sepang

At the end of a hot and humid 15 minutes on track Guintoli secured his second Superpole of the year

WSBK - Guintoli Day 2 With high track and air temperatures the first ever Tissot-Superpole at the Sepang International Circuit has been won by Sylvain Guintoli (Aprilia Racing Team), who will start from pole position for the fourth time in his WSBK career. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 07

Sylvain Guintoli takes Tissot-Superpole in Sepang

Guintoli secured his second Superpole of the year

WSBK - Sepang Tissot-Superpole - Sylvain Guintoli With high track and air temperatures the first ever Tissot-Superpole at the Sepang International Circuit has been won by Sylvain Guintoli (Aprilia Racing Team), who will start from pole position for the fourth time in his WSBK career. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 05

WSBK riders sky high in Kuala Lumpur

The excitement to be racing in Malaysia was clear from everyone

WSBK riders sky high in Kuala Lumpur (1) The Sepang WSBK weekend officially started earlier today with riders representing each of the nine manufacturers visiting the eye catching Twin Towers in downtown Kuala Lumpur. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 03

World Superbike ready for Sepang debut

New Championship leader Tom Sykes  has never raced at Sepang

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo black The eni FIM Superbike World Championship heads to previously unexplored territories as the series will race for the first time at the Sepang International Circuit this weekend.

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