Tag: Sepang circuit

TCR Asia confirms new venue for 2016 Calendar

2015 TCR series Thailand, Buriram The TCR Asia Series is preparing for it’s second season, after becoming the first regional championship of the new Touring Car concept to compete alongside the International Series last year.

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MotoGP enters 2016 season with updated regulations

2015 MotoGP Assen Valentino Rossi The 2016 Season is expected to be an interesting one with new regulation updates for the upcoming MotoGP campaign. The revised sporting regulations denote a reduced idle time to restart an interrupted race, across all classes. There are also track familiarization and penalties for using engines over allocation in the 2016 sporting regulations rulebook.

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Sepang Circuit due for mandatory refurbishment

2015 Sepang Circuit due for make over Sepang International Circuit (SIC) will be closing its racetrack for resurfacing and upgrading works from 15 February to 8 May 2016. This follows the last closure and track upgrading works in 2007.

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Yoong and Lee share 2015 Audi R8 LMS Cup Wins at Sepang

 2015 Audi R8 LMS Cup grid, Yoong at turn 2 race 1 It is always difficult for a driver to win the double for car races held at Sepang circuit, as was the case for the 2015 Audi R8 LMS Cup, which is part of the Asian Festival Of Speed (AFOS) event over the weekend.

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Shell rides along with Sepang Circuit for the 2015 Malaysian MotoGP

 Shell continues as title sponsors of the Malaysian MotoGP_4 TIME sure flies, and it has already been 25 years since the Malaysian MotoGP (Motorcycle Grand Prix) made its debut in 1991 at the former Batu Tiga circuit in Shah Alam, which saw American 500cc rookie John Kocinski won the first ever 500cc race held in the country ahead of the Australian duo of Wayne Gardner and Michael Doohan.

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WSBK (World Superbike) round hots up Sepang Circuit this weekend

 WSBK World Superbike round in Malaysia_2 The first WSBK (World Superbike) round to be staged in Malaysia was at the Shah Alam circuit in 1990, the third year of the championship. Taking place in November ahead of only the Phillip Island and Manfeild races, it played a crucial role in deciding that year’s world title in favor of Raymond Roche, the first and only WSBK Champion until Sylvain Guintoli clinched his title last year.

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Wyatt claims double win at Ferrari Asia Pacific Challenge

 2015 Ferrari Challenge APAC Round 1 Race 1 start The annual Ferrari Asia Pacific Challenge took place at Sepang International Circuit, over the weekend. In the first two rounds of the Trofeo Pirelli series, twenty one nominated drivers pitted themselves against the technical 5.543 kilometers circuit to see who could come up tops. In all, twenty one drivers participated in the three categories of the Ferrari APac challenge.

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Marquez tops final day of 2nd MotoGP Pre-season test at Sepang

2015 MotoGP 2nd test Marc Marquez day3 Sepang The second MotoGP Pre-season test at the Sepang International Circuit drew to a close yesterday, with Reigning Champion Marc Marquez topping the time sheets on the final day of activities. Jorge Lorenzo finished a close second on both days to Marquez, who also topped the timesheets on the previous day.

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Formula 1 Malaysian GP returns to original flag-off time slot

 2014 Malaysian GP Lewis Hamilton on track Sepang International Circuit has announced the original 3.00 p.m. time slot of the Malaysian Formula 1 Grand Prix. The Malaysian GP is scheduled for 27 – 29 March and represents the second of 20 rounds on the 2015 Formula 1 calendar.

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Marquez secures first MotoGP win at Sepang and 12th of the season

 2014 MotoGP Mas Marc Marquez heads Rossi The Grand Prix of Malaysia saw MotoGP Double Champion Marc Marquez captured his first premier class victory at the 5.543 Sepang International Circuit. With the win, his 12th of the season, the youngest double champion successfully attained the most wins in a season; a feat shared with Mick Doohan. Second and third were Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo who battled long and hard with the Repsol Honda’s front man.

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