Sepang International Circuit articles on F1 Fanatic archive
Is Istanbul Park the best Tilke track? 8th May 2008, 20:05
Is Istanbul Park the best F1 track Hermann Tilke has designed? Bernie Ecclestone’s track designer of choice gets a lot of flak from fand for building dull circuits. But Istanbul’s mix of gradients, a pair of decent overtaking opportunities, and the impressive four-apex turn eight make it one of his more popular efforts. How do […]
2010 F1 calendar may have 5 night GPs 26th March 2008, 13:00
If Bernie Ecclestone gets his way (and how often does that not happen?) five Formula 1 Grands Prix will be held under floodlights by 2010 – which by then will probably be a quarter of the calendar. It’s an ambitious target given that the first F1 night Grand Prix at Singapore hasn’t even been held […]
Malaysian Grand Prix Facts and Stats 24th March 2008, 9:00
Kimi Raikkonen matched Stirling Moss’s victory record with his Malaysian Grand Prix win. Here’s a round-up of the statistics from yesterday’s race – post your findings in the comments below…
2008 Malaysian Grand Prix review: Raikkonen routs the opposition 23rd March 2008, 14:43
There was an irresistible inevitability about Kimi Raikkonen’s Malaysian Grand Prix victory. No distractions deflected him from his course – not the embarrassment of running out of fuel during first practice, not his team mate’s fuel-aided pole position. It was McLaren’s turn to feel the pain Ferrari suffered in Melbourne as both their drivers were […]
Video: Lewis Hamilton and Heikki Kovalainen investigated over blocking 22nd March 2008, 9:26
Lewis Hamilton and Heikki Kovalainen have been summoned to appear before the Malaysian Grand Prix stewards to answer questions about why they apparently delayed BMW’s Nick Heidfeld and Renault’s Fernando Alonso on their final qualifying laps. The penalty for delaying other drivers in qualifying is typically five grid places – which would move the back […]
Ferrari bounced back from the disappointment of Melbourne in the best possible way by locking out the front row of the grid for the Malaysian Grand Prix. McLaren line up behind them – but an incident involving Nick Heidfeld in qualifying may lead the stewards to penalise Lewis Hamilton and Heikki Kovalainen.
Malaysian GP practice: McLaren v Ferrari 21st March 2008, 15:00
Who’s ahead in the battle at the top? Lewis Hamilton was fastest of all in practice but Ferrari seem to be quicker over long stints…
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2008 Malaysian Grand Prix video preview 20th March 2008, 6:57
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2008 Malaysian GP preview: rain & road 19th March 2008, 20:30
The prospects of a wet Malaysian Grand Prix are growing every day. And the new surface at Sepang will make the race even harder to predict.