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Toto Wolff says Mercedes will be unrelenting at Sepang in aiming to win the third and final race it failed to achieve victory at in 2015
The Mercedes team principal has overseen a year of almost complete control by the German manufacturer over its F1 rivals by winning 14 of the 15 races so far this season – the only exception being in Spain when Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton took one another out on lap one.
Kentucky Kid takes his first ever WorldSBK victory in stunning wet weather display
Honda World Superbike Team rider Nicky Hayden crossed the line in Sepang on Sunday to take his first ever win in World Superbike. The American, a rookie in the class, took off from the pack in a supreme display of speed and control in difficult conditions. Ducati’s Davide Giugliano came home second after a late charge, ahead of reigning Champion Jonathan Rea.
GP3 Series organisers are pleased to announce the 2016 calendar for the upcoming season. Once again, the Series will be contested over a total of nine rounds – all of which are support events to the Formula One World Championship. Seven rounds will be held on European soil, with two flyaway events concluding the campaign. There is a new venue on the calendar with the addition of Sepang in Malaysia to the category.
After a dramatic end to 2015, the 2016 MotoGP™ World Championship is set to be a hard fought, and record breaking, season
The 2016 season will be the 68th edition of the MotoGP™ World Championship and will run over 18 Grands Prix in four continents and fifteen different countries. After preseason tests in Sepang, Philip Island and Losail the first race will be held in Qatar on the 20th of March, starting an eight-month battle for the title, concluding in Valencia on the 13th of November.
It’s time for another update of the premier Asian Endurance event taking place in Sepang December 11-13th.
Following our earlier press release we are excited to announce more cars confirmed in each class today. More exciting team news to follow later this month, 30+ cars are expected to take part in this year’s edition of the Sepang 12 Hours.
Baiocco and Haslam impress off-track ahead of Round 10 showdown
Ahead of the tenth round of the eni FIM Superbike World Championship, a selection of riders were taken to the Malaysian Handicraft Development Corporation in Kuala Lumpur, a must-see attraction of the region, situated in the Asian country capital city.
After three days of intense work for the Ducati Team and its riders, the team are happy with the new GP15 machine’s debut.
Andrea 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.
Bradley Smith finished the Sepang test 6th in the combined standings, as he made his intentions clear for the 2015 season.
The 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.