Tag Archive: Sepang

Jun 16

Pirelli announces compound choices and mandatory sets for the 2016 Grand Prix of Malaysia

These are the tyres that Pirelli has said must be used at some point in the race

2016-03-10 - Pirelli announces compound choices and mandatory sets for the 2016 Grand Prix Of SpainPirelli will bring the following three compounds to the sixteenth round of the 2016 Formula One season in Malaysia*, to be held (September 29 – October 2) on the Sepang circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

May 15

Spectacular Hayden wins in the wet (updated)

Kentucky Kid takes his first ever WorldSBK victory in stunning wet weather display

Spectacular Hayden wins in the wet 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. 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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Apr 01

Marquez flies as Lorenzo struggles

Mighty Marc Marquez fended off all challengers to hold onto the top spot of FP2 ahead of Pedrosa and Viñales.

MotoGP - Marc Márquez Temperatures soared for MotoGP™ FP2, the track reaching a staggering 53°C with ambient temperatures at 32.2°C the session proved as much of a physical challenge as any session in Sepang. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 04

GP2 Series 2016 season calendar confirmed

New season made of eleven support events of Formula OneTM World Championship
2015-11-20-Friday The 2016 GP2 SeriesTM calendar was confirmed today. Once again, it will consist of eleven rounds in total, all support events of the Formula OneTM World Championship. Eight rounds will be held in Europe with three flyaway events to complete the calendar: new venue Baku in Azerbaijan, the return of Sepang in Malaysia, and Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 04

GP3 Series 2016 season calendar unveiled

Nine events alongside Formula One including a new venue for the Series

GP3 Series 2016 season calendar unveiledGP3 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.

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Mar 01

Winter almost gone, one last MotoGP test in Qatar

The end of winter rapidly approaches; just one final test remains before the season gets underway

MotoGP™ riders prepare for final pre-season testAfter three days in both Sepang and Phillip Island, the MotoGP™ World Championship head to Losail International Circuit for one last test. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 16

MotoGP returns to the scene of the #TheIslandBattle

Phillip Island is infamous for being a rider’s circuit

MotoGP logo After a surprising and revealing Sepang test, the MotoGP™ paddock heads to Phillip Island, the track that witnessed the epic 2015 race in Australia in search of more data and knowledge. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 25

MotoGP™ 2016: A quest for records

After a dramatic end to 2015, the 2016 MotoGP™ World Championship is set to be a hard fought, and record breaking, season

2016: A quest for recordsThe 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. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 08

Reigning champions part of ever increasing entry list

It’s time for another update of the premier Asian Endurance event taking place in Sepang December 11-13th.

Sepang 12 Hours logo 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.  Read the rest of this entry »

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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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 30

WorldSBK stars show their creative side in Sepang pre-event

Baiocco and Haslam impress off-track ahead of Round 10 showdown

WSBK - 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. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

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