Category: Domestic Motorsports News

Yoong secures Round 2 win at Audi R8 LMS Cup season-opener

  Reigning Audi R8 LMS Cup champion Alex Yoong stormed back to take a win in Round 2 in front of his home fans at the Sepang International Circuit. The Team Audi R8 LMS Cup driver snatched the lead from pole-sitter Alessio Picariello of MGT by Absolute off the start and never looked back, crossing the line more than a second clear of the Belgian youngster who was carrying 50kg success ballast thanks to his victory in Round 1.

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2017 Audi R8 LMS Cup season opener descends on Sepang Circuit

  The sixth season of Audi R8 LMS Cup championship returns to Sepang Circuit for the opening double rounds. Reigning Champion and home driver Alex Yoong is determined to defend his crown against veterans and newbies alike. Yoong’s main rivals will again be Alessio Picariello and Martin Rump. Former F1 driver Will Stevens starts his first race in Audi’s one and only one-make race in Asia.

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2017 Lamborghini Super Trofeo Asia Series delivers thrilling season-opener at Sepang

  Sepang Circuit hosted the 2017 Lamborghini Super Trofeo Asia season-opener over the weekend. Race two of the first round was another thrilling event. The series is tied to the Blancpain GT Series Asia, which meant there’s a number of Lamborghini Huracán GT3 competing in the opening bout.

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Sepang Circuit receives ISO 20121:2012 Certification

  Sepang International Circuit (SIC) has received the ISO 20121:2012 Sustainable Events Management System certification from BSI, the pioneering international business standards and accreditation organisation. SIC is the first company in Malaysia to receive this certification from BSI Malaysia.

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Record numbers for GT Asia Series in 2016

  As our final feature on Motorsportchannel.com in 2016, we bring you the GT Asia Series by the numbers…

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Sepang International Circuit: Year in Review

  Sepang International Circuit, Malaysia’s one and only Formula 1 track has had its ups and downs through 2016. Due to poor economic situation in the country, the track has experienced low spectator numbers and decline in revenue for both International and domestic events.

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Porsche completes successful season at the Sepang 12-hour race

 2016 Sepang 12-hour Porsche 911 GT3_4 The 2016 motorsport season ended successfully for Porsche at the 12-hour race on the Sepang International Circuit: With a spectacular charge through the field in torrential rain, Porsche works drivers Earl Bamber, Patrick Pilet and Nick Tandy secured second place with the Porsche 911 GT3 R fielded by Manthey Racing.

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Sepang 12 Hours: Audi Sport Team Phoenix claims victory at inaugural Intercontinental GT Challenge

 2016 Sepang 12-hour Audi R8 LMS no.15 The Sepang 12 Hours endurance race saw Audi trio of Christopher Haase, Robin Frijns and Laurens Vanthoor claim victory in wet conditions. The trio from Audi Sport Team Phoenix crossed the line with one lap in hand. That also meant that Vanthoor and Audi became the first champions in the history of the Intercontinental GT Challenge.

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Sepang 12-hour: McLaren factory squad secures second place in qualifying

 2016 Sepang 12-hour McLaren GT3 Factory Driver Alvaro Parente secured P2 on the grid for customer team K-PAX Racing ahead of this weekend’s Sepang 12 Hours, continuing his strong season with the US-based team.

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All systems go for the Sepang 12-hour

 2016 Sepang 12 hours The stage is set for Sepang 12 Hours this weekend where the competitors are ready to thrill the fans for 12 hours nonstop, from noon to midnight. This edition of the Sepang 12-hour will see the debut of the Intercontinental GT Challenge where top GT and Touring cars battle to the last second for the driver’s and manufacturer’s titles.

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