MOTOGP: Casey Stoner Returns to the Track; Turns Testing Laps For Ducati in Malaysia

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SEPANG, Malaysia – official team release — Ducati photo — Casey Stoner had a successful return to the track Saturday on the Ducati Team’s Ducati Desmosedici GP at the Sepang Int’l Circuit in Malaysia. It was a welcome return for the 30-year-old Australian rider and two-time MotoGP world champion, who had not ridden a Ducati since the Valencia round in 2010. …

MOTOGP: Lorenzo Steals the Show; Paces Friday Practice in Malaysia Ahead of Pedrosa

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SEPANG, Malaysia – official series release — MotoGP photo — Jorge Lorenzo ended the first day of MotoGP practice at the Sepang Int’l Circuit on top of the charts, sending a message to his teammate and title rival Valentino Rossi in the process. Lorezno played second fiddle to Dani Pedrosa in the first practice of the day, but the Spainard …

PRO MAZDA: Andretti Autosport Signs Malaysian Weiron Tan For 2015 Season

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INDIANAPOLIS – official team release — Weiron Tan Racing photo — Weiron Tan will be the first Malaysian driver to compete for an open-wheel racing team in U.S. motorsports, as he and Andretti Autosport partner together for the 2015 Pro Mazda Championship presented by Cooper Tires campaign. Kuala Lumpur-born Tan, who has been part of the Caterham F1 Young Driver …

F1: Lewis Hamilton Crushes Field to Win in Malaysia

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March 30, 2014 — official release — Mercedes photo — SEPANG, MALAYSIA — Utter domination. That’s what everyone called the performance of Mercedes AMG Petronas on Sunday at the Sepang International Circuit. Lewis Hamilton had never won in Malaysia until his crushing drive Sunday finally rectified that after an eight-year quest. The 2008 world champion was never troubled, taking the …

F1: Hamilton Claims Rain-Soaked Pole in Malaysia

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March 29, 2014 — Mercedes photo — SEPANG, Malaysia — Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton raced to his second straight pole position of the 2014 season and his 33rd overall in a rain-delayed qualifying session in Sepang on Saturday. With heavy rain making conditions treacherous, it was Hamilton who came to the fore, producing a scintillating lap to edge Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel for …

MOTOGP: Marquez on top again at Sepang during Day Two

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February 6, 2014 — series release — Milagro photo — SEPANG, MALAYSIA — Repsol Honda Team’s Marc Marquez upped the pace as testing continued in Malaysia on Wednesday, while NGM Mobile Forward Racing’s Aleix Espargaro placed an Open specification bike inside the top five for the first time. With conditions just as good as they had been on Tuesday, it was Marquez’s …