Hottest Online News Portal

Tag archive

MotoGP

Sepang Circuit Safe For MotoGP Race – SIC

in Latest/Sports

KUALA LUMPUR – The Sepang International Circuit (SIC) has given an assurance that the track will be safe for the Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix (MotoGP) to be held from Oct 27 to 29. SIC chief executive officer Datuk Razlan Razali said daily monitoring and maintenance had been carried out by a team before International Motorcycling…

Keep Reading

Vinales Sets The Pace In Pre-Season Testing At Sepang Circuit

in Latest/Sports

SEPANG – Movistar Yamaha MotoGP riders Maverick Vinales and Valentino Rossi continued to blaze the Sepang Circuit on the final day of the first MotoGP pre-season winter testing, today. Despite challenging track conditions, Vinales topped the time sheet while seven time premier class (600cc and MotoGP) world champion, Rossi finished in fifth place. The team’s…

Keep Reading

Choosing Wrong Tyres Proves Costly For Adam, Khairul Idham

in Latest/Sports

SEPANG – Choosing tyres that were not suitable with the wet surface of the track was the main cause of the poor performance by the country’s two Moto3 riders, Adam Noroddin and Khairul Idham Pawi, in the qualifying round of the Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix at the Sepang International Circuit (SIC) here today. Adam who…

Keep Reading

Dovizioso Secures Second MotoGP Pole Position Of The Season

in Latest/Sports

SEPANG – Italian rider, Andrea Dovizioso secured his second pole position of the season by topping the qualifying session in MotoGP class at the Malaysian MotoGP at Sepang Circuit, today. The 30-year-old rider clocked 2 minutes 11.485 seconds in the humid conditions at the 5.5km length circuit, ahead of two Movistar Yamaha MotoGP riders —…

Keep Reading

Cops Warn MotoGP Fans To Observe Cultural Norms Ahead Of Event

in Latest/Slider

SEPANG: The police have reminded spectators at the upcoming Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix 2016 this weekend to put safety first and observe the cultural norms of the Malaysian community. Sepang police chief ACP Abdul Aziz Ali (pic) also said visitors at the Sepang International Circuit were reminded not to bring drugs or dangerous weapons to…

Keep Reading

Hafizh Syahrin Miss Out On Points In Americas GP

in Latest/Sports

THE third round of the Moto2 World Championship was a race to forget for Hafizh Syahrin after he finished outside the points at the Circuit of the Americas (COTA) on Sunday. Despite COTA being one of his favourite tracks, Hafizh’s campaign there did not materialize as he was hampered by tyre issues that caused massive…

Keep Reading

Khairul Idham Pawi: An Overight Sensation 5 Years In The Making

in Latest/Slider

Khairul Idham Pawi’s sensational win at the GP of Argentina on April 3, 2016 has captivated the nation’s imagination. Overnight, his name flooded the traditional and social media networks. To many, this 17-year-old teenager came out of nowhere to become the first ever Malaysian to win a race at the world level. What few realized…

Keep Reading

Khairul Idham Has Done Malaysia Proud

in Latest/Slider

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said Khairul Idham Pawi had done Malaysia proud as the country’s first rider to win the Moto3, World MotoGP World Championship at the Argentina Motorcycle Grand Prix. “Congratulations Khairul Idham Pawi for creating history as Malaysia’s first rider to win #ArgentinaGP kategori Moto3. You have done us proud,”…

Keep Reading

Khairul Idham Wins MotoGP World Championship, Creates History For Malaysia

in Latest/Slider

KUALA LUMPUR: Khairul Idham Pawi created history by becoming the first Malaysian rider to win the MotoGP World Championship in the Moto3 race category at the Argentina Motorcycle Grand Prix early today. The 17-year-old Honda Team Asia rider clocked 41 minutes and 35.452 seconds in the 21-lap race at the Termas de Rio Hondo Circuit…

Keep Reading

Oliveira Wins Moto3, Keeps Title Chase Alive

in Latest/Sports

SEPANG – Red Bull KTM Ajo rider, Miguel Oliveira won the Moto3 class of the 2015 Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix at the Sepang Circuit here, today. The Portugese clocked 40 minutes and 32.277 seconds. While his team mate, Brad Binder of South Africa was just 0.089s behind and Spain’s Jorge Navaro of Galicia 0,0’s team…

Keep Reading

Repsol Honda Team Grabs Top Two Position

in Latest/Sports

SEPANG – Repsol Honda Team’s riders swept the top two places in qualifying for tomorrow’s Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix race day. Dani Pedrosa snatched pole position ahead of team mate and reigning champion, Marc Marquez in today’s qualifying. The 30-year-old Spaniard clocked a fastest lap of one minute and 59.053 seconds to edge Marquez in…

Keep Reading

Zahid Witness Malaysia Motor GP Qualifying Session

in Latest/Sports

SEPANG – Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi today spent time to witness the Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix qualifying session at the Sepang Circuit here. He was welcomed on arrival by Sepang International Circuit (SIC) chairman Tan Sri Mokhzani Mahathir and SIC chief operations officer Datuk Razlan Razali. Also present was Kedah…

Keep Reading

Still Chance For Podium Tomorrow – Zulfahmi

in Latest/Sports

SEPANG – National racer, Zulfahmi Khairuddin is confident of his chances of a podium finish in the Moto3 class despite having to start from 10th position on the grid at the Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix at the Sepang Circuit tomorrow. In the qualifying round this morning, Zulfahmi succeeded in showing improvement in his time by…

Keep Reading

Tricky Battle In Store At Sepang This Weekend For Rossi, Lorenzo

in Latest/Sports

SEPANG – Movistar Yamaha MotoGP rider Valentino Rossi is claiming that this weekend’s Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix (MotoGP) at the Sepang Circuit will be a tricky battle for him and teammate Jorge Lorenzo. Just two rounds remain to decide who will be crowned 2015 MotoGP World Champion since a mere 11 points separate Rossi and…

Keep Reading

MotoGP Fans Encouraged To Take Rapid KL Shuttle Buses To Sepang

in Latest

KUALA LUMPUR: Motorsport fans are encouraged to use public transport to attend this weekend’s 2015 Shell Advance Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix at the Sepang International Circuit (SIC) for hassle-free travelling to and from the venue. Chief operating officer of Rapid KL bus services, Mohd Azam Omar said fans had an option of travelling directly from…

Keep Reading

Zaqhwan Confident Of Making Impact At Jerez Circuit

in Latest/Sports

KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysia’s Moto2 rider, Zaqhwan Zaidi will enter his first race in Europe and the fourth race of the season at the Grand Prix of Spain at the Jerez Circuit. Zaqhwan believes that the prospects of him putting his best performance of the seasons is good albeit his limited laps due to challenging…

Keep Reading

Ramdan Rosli Qualifies P20 At Portimao

in Latest/Sports

PETRONAS AHM Malaysia’s Ramdan Rosli qualified 20th in the Moto2 European Championship and will start Sunday’s FIM CEV Repsol Championship from sixth row at the Circuito de Algarve, Portimao, Portugal on Saturday. The PETRONAS Talent Development rider who made a switch to Moto2 from Moto3 for 2015 was 20th quickest out of 33 contestants on…

Keep Reading

Ahmad Yudhistira Lays Down The Gauntlet

in Latest/Sports

AHMAD Yudhistira opened his 2015 campaign on a positive note by dominating the FIM Asia Road Racing Championship SuperSports 600cc practice at the Sepang Circuit on Friday. The Manual Tech KYT Kawasaki rider topped the combined timesheets with 1’05.272s midway through FP2, edging out local favourtie, Zamri Baba (Musashi Boon Siew Honda) by 0.084 seconds…

Keep Reading

Upbeat Zamri Calm Ahead Of ARRC Opening Leg

in Latest/Sports

A lean and confident Mohd Zamri Baba said he is calm ahead of the FIM Asia Road Racing Championship opening round as he attempts to battle for the SuperSports 600cc podium at the Sepang Circuit this weekend. The Musashi Boon Siew Honda rider has been earmarked as Malaysia’s best hope to retain the coveted SuperSports…

Keep Reading

Hafizh Syahrin Finishes At 6th Spot In Austin MotoGP

in Latest/Sports

PETALING JAYA: Malaysian Moto2 rider Hafizh Syahrin Abdullah finished Grand Prix of the Americas in sixth spot at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin on Saturday. The Petronas Raceline rider, riding on a steady progression after finishing 12th at the Qatar Grand Prix two weeks ago, finished the 19-lap race in 41:59.733, 14.168 seconds…

Keep Reading

Ratthapong Uses Late Surge To Secure Pole In Thailand

in Latest/Sports

RATTHAPONG Wilairot saved his best for last when he stole pole position ahead of Sunday’s PETRONAS Asia Road Racing Championship race at the Chang International Circuit in Buriram, Thailand. The Thai Honda Racing Thailand rider put an inch-perfect lap in the closing minutes of a hectic SuperSports 600cc qualifying session, roaring to pole in 1’40.460s,…

Keep Reading

No Stopping Hafizh Despite Back Pain

in Latest/Sports

SEPANG – Malaysia’s Moto2 racer Hafizh Syahrin Abdullah wants to go all out for a front finish in the Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix at the Sepang International Circuit here tomorrow despite suffering back pain. Despite the setback, the Petronas Raceline Malaysia rider managed to clinch 18th place on the grid for tomorrow’s race after clocking…

Keep Reading

Marquez Takes MotoGP Pole Position

in Latest/Sports

SEPANG – Repsol Honda Team rider Marc Marquez will start from pole position tomorrow, after clocking the fastest time in the qualifying session of the 2014 Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix at the Sepang Circuit here today. The Spaniard clocked one minute and 59.791 seconds. His teammate, who is also his compatriot, Dani Pedrosa and another…

Keep Reading

Najib Hopes More M’sians Will Excel In Motor Sports

in Latest/Sports

SEPANG – Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said today he hoped Malaysian motor sports athletes would achieve more success on the world stage. He said that since the Sepang International Circuit (SIC) was opened over 15 years ago, homegrown talents had made Malaysians proud of their performance. “This year, we have six Malaysian…

Keep Reading

Zulfahmi Eyes Better Grid Start Tomorrow

in Latest

SEPANG – National Moto3 rider Zulfahmi Khairuddin is confident of starting from a better grid in the 2014 Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix at Sepang Circuit tomorrow. On the second practice session today, the Ongetta-Air Asia racer produced an encouraging performance to take the 14th place clocking 2 minutes 15.11 seconds which was better than the…

Keep Reading

MotoGP: Pedrosa Fastest In Free Practice

in Latest

SEPANG – Repsol Honda Team rider, Dani Pedrosa topped the time sheets on the opening day of the 2014 Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix at the Sepang Circuit, here today. The 29-year-old Spaniard set the fastest time of two minutes 1.379 seconds during the first free practice session, which was done on a dry track. Heavy…

Keep Reading

Faulty Suspensions Halt Hafizh’s Charge On 1st Day Of Moto2

in Latest/Sports

HAFIZH Syahrin Abdullah came in 23rd fastest in the Moto2 opening practice of the Malaysian Grand Prix, posting his quickest lap in 2’09.340s after he struggled with suspension issues at the Sepang Circuit on Friday. The PETRONAS Raceline Malaysia rider’s quickest time was taken from the first practice session after he failed to improve his…

Keep Reading

Hafizh Syahrin Sit Out Australian Race

in Latest/Sports

HAFIZH Syahrin Abdullah had to sit out from the Australian GP as his health conditions prevented him from contesting in the Moto2 finlas in Philip Island, Australia today. The PETRONAS Raceline Malaysia rider was hit by flu that had gotten worse since the qualifyings. Hafizh earlier wanted to go through with the race but had…

Keep Reading

Strong Eleventh For Hafizh, Five Points Grabbed

in Latest/Sports

HAFIZH Syahrin Abdullah again stamped his mark in the Moto2 category by grabbing 11th place in this time in Motorland Aragon, Spain for the Movistar GP today. Starting further behind from grid 17, the PETRONAS Raceline Malaysia rider launched a steady assault taking down one rider at a time before crossing the chequered flash in…

Keep Reading

Brake Issues Handicap Hafiz’s Qualifying Run At Misano

in Latest/Sports

HAFIZH Syahrin Abdullah will start Sunday’s San Marino Grand Prix from ninth row alongside rivals Florian Marino and Azlan Shah Kamaruzaman after he suffered braking issues during the Moto2 qualifying on Saturday. The PETRONAS Raceline Malaysia rider found himself struggling to stop the bike under dry conditions particularly at the corner entry and it cost…

Keep Reading

Go to Top