Motor Sports

(Motor racing) Chief exec Capito set to leave McLaren: reports

By Reuters - Tuesday, 20 December 2016.

LONDON: McLaren Racing chief executive Jost Capito is set to follow Ron Dennis out of the Formula One team, the BBC and reported on Monday.

(Motorsports) Tame end to season for Akash, Nabil

By Fadhli Ishak - Sunday, 27 November 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: GP2 and GP3 rookies Nabil Jeffri and Akash Nandy experienced contrasting fortunes at the final round in Abu Dhabi this weekend.

(Formula one) Hamilton will still be the champion in his heart

By Reuters - Saturday, 26 November 2016.

ABU DHABI: Lewis Hamilton has indicated that, in his heart at least, he will be the true Formula One world champion even if Sunday’s title-deciding Abu Dhabi Grand Prix goes against him.

(Motorsports) Sasaki to replace Kornfeil in Drive M7 SIC Racing in next season's Moto3

By Fadhli Ishak - Thursday, 27 October 2016.

SEPANG: Drive M7 SIC Racing have named Japanese youngster Ayumu Sasaki as the rider to replace Jakub Kornfeil in the Moto3 team next season.

MotoGP 2016: Ducati Corse riders leave tyre tracks down Jalan Sentul

By Amir Hamzah Hashim - Thursday, 27 October 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: The MotoGP circus has roared back into town.

(Formula One) Malaysia to host round 15 instead of round 16 next year

By Bernama - Thursday, 29 September 2016.

SEPANG: Malaysia has been given the honour of hosting Round 15 of the World Formula One Grand Prix on Sept 17, 2017.

Malaysian riders in FIM Asia Road Racing Championships endure horror journey to India

By LAILI ISMAIL - Thursday, 29 September 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: Two Malaysian riders and 10 other crew members had their patience tried to the extreme after their flight to New Delhi, India turned into a journey of delays and reroutes.

(Motor Sports) Rookie Nabil undaunted by lacklustre start to GP2 Series

By Fadhli Ishak - Thursday, 29 September 2016.

SEPANG: Fading grip levels after three laps saw GP2 rookie Nabil Jeffri settling for 18th out of 21 drivers in free practice at the Malaysian round of the series today.

(Moto2) Hafizh overcomes technical issues to notch 12th in Aragon qualifying

By Fadhli Ishak - Sunday, 25 September 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: Hafizh Syahrin Abdullah again showed his maturity, overcoming technical issues from the final practice to notch 12th in Moto2 qualifying at the Aragon Motorcycle Grand Prix today.

(Formula One) Rosberg eclipses Hamilton for first ever Singapore pole

By AFP - Saturday, 17 September 2016.

SINGAPORE: Nico Rosberg seized his first ever Singapore Grand Prix pole position with a blistering lap on Saturday as he piled pressure on his championship-leading Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton.

(Formula One) Rosberg beats Verstappen to Belgian pole

By AFP - Saturday, 27 August 2016.

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS: Nico Rosberg boosted his hopes of regaining control of the world championship on Saturday when he claimed pole position for Sunday’s Belgian Grand Prix.

(Formula One) Raikkonen tops final Spa practice

By AFP - Saturday, 27 August 2016.

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS: Kimi Raikkonen topped the times for Ferrari ahead of Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo in Saturday’s intriguing final free practice for this weekend’s Belgian Grand Prix.

(Motorsports) Hafizh notches yet another top 10 finish in Moto2 qualifying

By Fadhli Ishak - Saturday, 20 August 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: Hafizh Syahrin Abdullah stayed on track to notch another top 10 finish with a solid performance in Moto2 qualifying at the Czech Republic Motorcycle Grand Prix today.

(Motorcycling) Injured Marquez looking to bounce back at Brno

By AFP - Thursday, 18 August 2016.

BRNO: A week after dislocating his shoulder in a crash, Marc Marquez will seek to extend his overall world championship lead as the MotoGP heads to Brno, one of his least favourite tracks.

(Formula One) Hamilton wins to pull clear in title race

By AFP - Sunday, 31 July 2016.

HOCKENHEIM: Lewis Hamilton extended his lead in the Formula One drivers’ championship to 19 points after winning the German Grand Prix with ease on Sunday, with Mercedes team-mate and title rival Nico Rosberg only fourth.

(Formula One) Rosberg grabs German Grand Prix pole

By AFP - Saturday, 30 July 2016.

HOCKENHEIM: Nico Rosberg regained the initiative in his duel for the Formula One world title with Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton on Saturday, when he grabbed pole position for the German Grand Prix with a dramatic late qualifying lap.

SIC bids farewell to hosting FIM Superbike World Championship

By Fabian Mark - Wednesday, 27 July 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: After three exciting years, the Sepang International Circuit (SIC) today announced their decision to not renew their contract to host the FIM Superbike World Championship (WorldSBK) Malaysian Round.

(Formula One) Rosberg trumps Hamilton in Hungary chaos

By AFP - Saturday, 23 July 2016.

BUDAPEST: Nico Rosberg rode his luck to grab pole position for Sunday’s Hungarian Grand Prix ahead of Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton in a prolonged qualifying session punctuated by rainstorms and red flags.

(Formula One) Crash-victim Ericsson faces pre-race check-up

By AFP - Sunday, 10 July 2016.

SILVERSTONE: Crash-victim Marcus Ericsson faces a medical examination on Sunday morning to determine if he is fit enough to take part in the British Grand Prix.

(Formula One) Hamilton and Rosberg face prospect of team orders

By AFP - Thursday, 7 July 2016.

SILVERSTONE: Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg may face team orders and the eruption of another noisy controversy when they arrive at Silverstone on Thursday ahead of this weekend’s keenly-anticipated British Grand Prix.

(Motorsports) Tough for Malaysian trio at Assen

By Fadhli Ishak - Saturday, 25 June 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: Mixed weather conditions today hampered Hafizh Syahrin Abdullah's chances of securing a strong qualifying position in what was a slow day overall for Malaysian riders in Assen.

Motorcycling: Rossi fresh and ready for Assen test

By AFP - Thursday, 23 June 2016.

ASSEN: Fresh from his second win of the MotoGP season Valentino Rossi heads to one of his favourite circuits this weekend eager to pile more pressure on championship leader Marc Marquez.

Motor racing: Rosberg cruises to victory in Azerbaijan

By Reuters - Monday, 20 June 2016.

BAKU: Nico Rosberg won the first Formula One grand prix held in Azerbaijan on Sunday to turn the championship tide and stretch his lead over frustrated Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton to 24 points.

Motor racing: Vettel vexed by 'suicidal' seagulls

By Reuters - Monday, 13 June 2016.

MONTREAL: Sebastian Vettel offered one of Formula One’s more exotic excuses on Sunday by saying he had lost time in the Canadian Grand Prix by saving two seagulls from being flattened by his Ferrari.

(Motorsports) Rossi wins Grand Prix of Catalonia

By AFP - Sunday, 5 June 2016.

BARCELONA: Valentino Rossi gave his MotoGP world title prospects a massive boost with success in the Grand Prix of Catalonia on Sunday at a sombre Montmelo circuit reeling from the tragic death of Luis Salom.

(Motorsports) Hafizh Syahrin shines in Catalan GP with fourth place

By DEVINDER SINGH - Sunday, 5 June 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: Hafizh Syahrin Abdullah narrowly missed out on a Moto2 podium finish at the Catalan Motorcyle Grand Prix yesterday but matched his best performance of the season after coming in fourth.

(Motorsports) Khairul secures sixth in Catalunya qualifying

By Fadhli Ishak - Saturday, 4 June 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: Despite having to deal with a revised circuit layout, rookie Khairul Idham Pawi did well to keep his hopes of a podium finish within grasp after securing a second row start at the Catalunya round of the Moto3 World Championships today.

(Motorsports) Spanish rider Salom dies after crash in Catalonia GP practice

By AFP - Friday, 3 June 2016.

BARCELONA: Spanish Moto 2 rider Luis Salom has died from his injuries after crashing in Catalonia Grand Prix practice on Friday, race organisers confirmed.

(Motorsports) Top ten for Khairul in Catalunya practice

By Fadhli Ishak - Friday, 3 June 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: Rookie Khairul Idham Pawi is on track for a positive outing at the Catalunya round of the Moto3 World Championships after notching competitive lap times in free practice today.

(Formula One) Ricciardo secures maiden pole for Monaco GP

By AFP - Saturday, 28 May 2016.

MONTE CARLO: Daniel Ricciardo secured his maiden pole position for Sunday’s Monaco Grand Prix with a stunning fastest lap for Red Bull in an incident-filled qualifying session on Saturday.