Tag Archive: Sepang

Apr 29

Malaysia F1 chief feels ‘suckered’ by Ecclestone

The upcoming race in October set to be the last for now at the Sepang International Circuit after a 19-year stint

Malaysia F1 chief feels ‘suckered’ by EcclestoneThe chief of the Malaysian Formula 1 race, Razlan Razali, says he feels “suckered” by former sport CEO Bernie Ecclestone as Sepang prepares to host its final grand prix in 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 06

Will Stevens adds Blancpain Asia & Audi R8 LMS Cup campaigns to European programme

Joel Camathias at Sepang Blancpain Gt Asia with Craft Bamboo

Will Stevens adds Blancpain Asia & Audi R8 LMS Cup campaigns to European programmeJoining Audi Sport customer racing Asia programme means near 40-race programme in 2017 for Briton. Joel Camathias called by Craft Bamboo Racing to race at Sepang in the Blancpain GT Asia. Read the rest of this entry »

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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 01

Viñales continues pre-season domination at Sepang

MotoGP Official Test Sepang – Day 3

MotoGP - Viñales continues pre-season domination at SepangMovistar Yamaha newcomer finishes the first test of 2017 fastest. First it was Ducati test rider Casey Stoner, then Team Suzuki Ecstar’s Andrea Iannone – but it was the fastest man from the Valencia test, Maverick Viñales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP), who hit back on Day 3 to head the timesheets.

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Jan 31

The ‘Maniac’ strikes back: Andrea Iannone fastest on Day 2

MotoGP Official Test / Sepang Day-2

The 'Maniac’ strikes back Andrea Iannone fastest on Day 2 Suzuki take the top spot as testing continues in Malaysia. Andrea Iannone (Team Suzuki Ecstar) made the timesheets fantastic reading for his new home Suzuki on Day 2 of the Sepang test, as he smashed Ducati test rider Casey Stoner’s Day 1 pace to set the fastest lap of the test so far.

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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 »

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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.

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Jan 17

F4/SEA: Inaugural season to conclude with Sepang finale

The season finale at the Sepang International Circuit in Malaysia is scheduled to take place from 21 – 22 January 2017.

F4SEA Inaugural season to conclude with Sepang finaleAfter completing five events in its inaugural season, the Formula 4 South East Asia (F4/SEA) Championship – certified by FIA now approaches the final stretch with the sixth and final event of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

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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 »

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Dec 06

F4/SEA returns to Sepang with high hopes for Malaysian contingent

Hosting the fourth event in the six-event F4/SEA championship season

F4SEA returns to Sepang with high hopes for Malaysian contingent After hosting the curtain raiser round last August, Sepang is set to see the return of Formula 4 South East Asia (F4/SEA) Championship – certified by FIA this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 30

#DoviOnCloud9: Dovizioso storms Sepang as ninth winner of 2016

Shell Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix

MotoGP - Valentino Rossi The unbelievable becomes the reality once again this season as ‘DesmoDovi’ emerges from the spray to be crowned the ninth winner. Read the rest of this entry »

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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 06

Hamilton refuses to be drawn to Sepang conspiracy

Lewis Hamilton has shrugged off any theories of Mercedes favouring Nico Rosberg by reiterating his belief in his team ahead of the Japanese Grand Prix.

Hamilton refuses to be drawn to Sepang conspiracyFocusing on bouncing back at Suzuka, a race he’s won for the past two years, Hamilton feels he was happy with his performance in Malaysia and aside from the pain of being denied the win by engine failure he hasn’t dwelled on the disappointment.
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Oct 05

Mercedes still searching for engine break cause

“Malaysia was a bitter pill to swallow. We let Lewis down in a big way” – Lowe
Mercedes still searching for engine break causeMercedes technical boss Paddy Lowe says the team is still undergoing a complete investigation into what caused Lewis Hamilton’s engine blowout while leading the race at Sepang.
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Oct 02

Formula One teams Malaysian Grand Prix race report

Malaysian Grand Prix Formula One race report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Sepang. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 01

Formula One teams Malaysian Grand Prix qualifying report

Malaysian Grand Prix Formula One qualifying report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Sepang. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 30

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. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 29

Formula One teams Malaysian Grand Prix preview

Malaysian Grand Prix Formula One preview

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Sepang. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 28

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

“Mercedes must keep pushing to right wrongs of 2015” – Wolff

Wolff: Mercedes must keep pushing to right wrongs of 2015The 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. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 23

Alessio Lorandi joins Jenzer Motorsport in GP3

Italian will drive for Swiss outfit for final two races

Alessio Lorandi joins Jenzer MotorsportWe are pleased to announce a new driver in our team for the next race of the GP3 Series, taking place at Sepang (Malaysia) in one week’s time as a support event in the Formula 1 race program: Alessio Lorandi, 18-years old, from Salò, Italy.

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