Malaysian Grand Prix

  • Lotus re-emerge as Formula One points contender 31-03-2014 04:42 PM

    Sepang: Lotus showed they is ready to be a regular Formula One points contender, as they shook off a dismal start to the season with an encouraging performance at Sunday's Malaysian Grand Prix. The team may have come away from the race empty-handed and having suffered yet another engine failure...
  • Formula One standings after the Malaysian Grand Prix 31-03-2014 01:49 PM

    With two wins from two races under their belt in the new Formula One season, Mercedes are powering confidently toward another speedster's paradise in Bahrain this week, albeit with a watchful eye on fast improving rivals Red Bull. Lewis Hamilton's pole-to-flag victory on Sunday ahead of team mate Nico Rosberg...
  • Flying Mercedes worrying only about complacency 30-03-2014 11:13 PM

    Mercedes worried only about becoming complacent on Sunday as they celebrated two wins in two races and a first one-two finish since 1955 in their title sponsor's home Malaysian Formula One Grand Prix. Lewis Hamilton claimed a pole-to-flag victory in Malaysia, and made sure of the fastest lap as well,...
  • Valtteri Bottas frustrated after Felipe Massa defies Williams order 30-03-2014 11:09 PM

    Williams Chief Operations Engineer Rod Nelson said the team felt Bottas had fresher tyres than Button and would have been able to challenge the Briton better than Massa, whose rising engine temperature was causing concern. The Brazilian didn't see it that way and said he had been surprised to hear...
  • Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo handed 10-place grid penalty 30-03-2014 05:40 PM

    Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo was handed a 10 place grid penalty for next week's Bahrain Grand Prix after Formula One stewards ruled he had left the pits in an unsafe manner in Sunday's Malaysian race. The Australian driver, who had been in fourth place, pulled away from a stop before...
  • Force India's Hulkenberg finishes fifth in Malaysia 30-03-2014 05:03 PM

    Sepang: Force India's Nico Hulkenberg impressed once again, securing fifth position in the Malaysian Grand Prix at the Sepang International Circuit on Sunday. Teammate Sergio Perez failed to start the race due to an engine problem. Hulkenberg had finished sixth at the season opening Australian Grand Prix, earning his team...
  • Massa stands by decision to ignore team orders at Malaysian GP 30-03-2014 04:46 PM

    Sepang: Williams driver Felipe Massa stood by his decision to ignore team orders to let teammate Valtteri Bottas pass him in the closing stages of Sunday's Formula One Malaysian Grand Prix, saying the team should recognise that he has his own interests to pursue in the drivers' championship. Massa was...
  • Lewis Hamilton wins Malaysian Grand Prix in Mercedes' 1-2 finish 30-03-2014 03:08 PM

    Sepang: Lewis Hamilton broke his drought at Formula One's Malaysian Grand Prix and led a one-two finish for the Mercedes team on Sunday. Hamilton beat team-mate Nico Rosberg by 17.3 seconds at the Sepang International Circuit, with defending world champion Sebastian Vettel of Red Bull third. Hamilton got away well...
  • Alonso delighted to qualify on second row at Malaysian GP 29-03-2014 11:13 PM

    Fernando Alonso, a three times winner in Malaysia, was happy with fourth place on the starting grid on Saturday after steering his battered Ferrari through the rain. The double Formula One world champion, winner of 32 races in his career, felt fortunate just to be on the second row after...
  • Force India's Hulkenberg finishes 7th in qualifying, Perez 14th in Sepang 29-03-2014 08:09 PM

    Sepang: Sahara Force India driver Nico Hulkenberg qualified at seventh place while his team-mate Sergio Perez finished 14th in the qualifying session of the Malaysia Grand Prix of the Formula One Championship on Saturday. On a wet afternoon at the Sepang International Circuit, Hulkenberg's VJM07-04 clocked 2:01.712 in Q3 while...
  • Lewis Hamilton takes pole position for the Malaysian Grand Prix 29-03-2014 03:35 PM

    Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton took pole position for the Malaysian Grand Prix on Saturday to tie the record for most qualifying wins by a British driver in Formula One. Tropical rains delayed the start of qualifying for 50 minutes, but even the wet track at the Sepang International Circuit could...
  • Mercedes again sets the pace at Malaysian GP 29-03-2014 12:18 PM

    Sepang: Mercedes drivers set the two fastest times in Saturday's pre-qualifying practice sessions at the Formula One Malaysian Grand Prix, showing they are the team to beat again for pole position and in Sunday's race. Nico Rosberg, who won the season-opener in Australia, led the way with a time of...
  • Red Bull have more fuel dramas at Malaysian GP 28-03-2014 05:14 PM

    Sepang: Red Bull experienced more issues with the contentious fuel-flow sensors during practice at the Malaysian Grand Prix on Friday, raising the prospect of another showdown with Formula One officials similar to the one that resulted in the team's disqualification in Australia. Daniel Ricciardo was excluded from the results in...
  • Tyre trouble hinders Mercedes advantage at Sepang 28-03-2014 05:04 PM

    Heavy tyre degradation caused by the searing Sepang temperatures has limited Mercedes' advantage over their Formula One rivals at the Malaysian Grand Prix, according to championship leader Nico Rosberg. Rosberg was still quickest in practice but only 0.2 seconds separated the top six at the Sepang circuit on Friday where...
  • Red Bull seek guide on sensors at Malaysian GP 28-03-2014 02:25 PM

    Sepang: Red Bull team principal Christian Horner says the team will talk with Formula One race director Charlie Whiting before deciding on it use of fuel sensors for this weekend's Malaysian Grand Prix, following on from its disqualification in Australia. Daniel Ricciardo was disqualified in Melbourne, after finishing second, because...
  • Rosberg quickest in second Malaysian practice 28-03-2014 01:55 PM

    Mercedes' early season strength was again evident with German Nico Rosberg going fastest in Friday practice for the Malaysian Grand Prix as a number of Formula One teams suffered teething problems on a tricky day. Rosberg, who won the season opening race in Australia two weeks ago, clocked a best...
  • Lewis Hamilton fastest in first practice at Malaysian Grand Prix 28-03-2014 09:23 AM

    Sepang: Lewis Hamilton set the fastest time in Friday's opening practice for the Formula One Malaysian Grand Prix, reinforcing Mercedes as favorite to win Sunday's race. Hamilton was 0.15 faster than Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen, who put in an improved showing after the team's mediocre performance in the season opener in...
  • McLaren confident of more podium places in Malaysia 27-03-2014 06:02 PM

    Sepang: McLaren duo Jenson Button and Kevin Magnussen believe a lack of pace will not stop them vying for more podium spots on Malaysia's notoriously fast track after promising shows at the season-opener in Australia. The two drivers were promoted to second and third in Melbourne two weeks ago after...
  • Drivers split on F1's new silent era 27-03-2014 04:48 PM

    Sepang: Formula One drivers are as divided as the sport's fans over the muted sound of the cars' new engines. Asked on Thursday about the soft purr of the V6 turbos compared with the old roar of the V8s, world champion Sebastian Vettel gave a one-word expletive as an answer,...
  • Hamilton up for the fight at F1 Malaysian GP 27-03-2014 04:35 PM

    Sepang: Nico Rosberg may be the Formula One championship leader but Lewis Hamilton remains the bookmakers' favorite to win the title, and the Briton said on Thursday that he is relishing the chance to get the better of his Mercedes teammate at this weekend's Malaysian Grand Prix. Rosberg won the...
  • Formula One heads to Malaysia dogged by off-track troubles 27-03-2014 09:00 AM

    Formula One heads to its second race of the season this weekend in Malaysia with the reigning champion team threatening to withdraw from the sport, the result of the first race still under protest, and race promoters in revolt over the sound of the cars. The off-track strife has obscured...
  • Force India wary of warm weather factor in Sepang 25-03-2014 07:48 PM

    Sepang: Force India are wary of a relatively warm weather in Sepang, which the Silverstone-based F1 team says can impact the result of Sunday's Malaysian Grand Prix. Nico Hulkenberg says the second race of the season will be a good test for all the teams. "Malaysia is going to be...
  • Weather a factor for Force India in Malaysian GP 24-03-2014 07:40 PM

    Sepang: Sahara Force India is wary of a relatively warm weather in Sepang, which the Silverstone-based F1 team says can impact the result of Sunday's Malaysian Grand Prix. Nico Hulkenberg says the second race of the season will be a good test for all the teams. "Malaysia is going to...
  • Young shuttlers to lead Indian challenge in Malaysia 24-03-2014 12:57 PM

    Johor Bahru: With top brass skipping the tournament, young guns of Indian badminton, including Sourabh Varma and Arundhati Pantawane, will brace up for the challenge when they begin their campaign at the USD 120,000 Malaysian Grand Prix Gold, starting with the qualifiers at Pasir Gudang on Tuesday. After back-to-back tournaments,...
  • McLaren see glimmerings of hope 25-03-2013 10:15 PM

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