Category: Domestic Motorsports News

Zen Low is first Malaysian to pilot the new Ferrari 488 in 2017 Ferrari Challenge Series

  The distinct roars of Ferrari supercars filled the Sepang International Circuit over the weekend, as they geared up for Round 5 of the Ferrari Challenge Asia-Pacific 2017. Naza Aylezo Team formally introduced driver Zen Low as the sole Malaysian participating in the race series.

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Inaugural Toyota Vios Challenge ready to rock Penang

  The inaugural Toyota Vios Challenge is all set to roar as the series hits the Island State of Penang on 12 – 13 August. The local one-make series is initiated by UMW Toyota with the support of appointed partners, namely official tyre supplier, TOYO Tires.

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Porsche confirms 2017 Sepang 12-Hour entry

  Porsche has confirmed its participation at this year’s Sepang 12-Hour at the country’s one and only Formula 1 track on 7 – 10 December. This confirmation follows the Stuttgart-based marque’s commitment to support teams at each of this season’s four Intercontinental GT Challenge rounds.

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More entries for the inaugural Toyota Vios Challenge in August

  The inaugural Vios Challenge will now see an expanded field of 40 cars take to the starting grid when the Toyota Gazoo Racing (TGR) Racing Festival kicks off the series in Penang this August.

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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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