Motorsports – Autofreaks.com https://www.autofreaks.com Thu, 19 Jan 2017 08:42:19 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.5.3 Valtteri Bottas Joins Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport For 2017 https://www.autofreaks.com/motorsports/valtteri-bottas-joins-mercedes-amg-petronas-motorsport-for-2017/ https://www.autofreaks.com/motorsports/valtteri-bottas-joins-mercedes-amg-petronas-motorsport-for-2017/#respond Tue, 17 Jan 2017 09:38:15 +0000 https://www.autofreaks.com/?p=119464 Valtteri Bottas ;

Valtteri Bottas;It’s been 45 days since Nico Rosberg dropped the bombshell of his immediate retirement from Formula One. And it left the team with a conundrum: how to best fill the vacant seat alongside three-time champion Lewis Hamilton in order to defend the Constructors’ Championship? Today Mercedes have finally confirmed that they have signed Valtteri Bottas …]]> https://www.autofreaks.com/motorsports/valtteri-bottas-joins-mercedes-amg-petronas-motorsport-for-2017/feed/ 0 Aylezo Ecotint Racing finishes at eighth position in Buriram https://www.autofreaks.com/motorsports/aylezo-ecotint-racing-finishes-at-eighth-position-in-buriram/ https://www.autofreaks.com/motorsports/aylezo-ecotint-racing-finishes-at-eighth-position-in-buriram/#respond Sat, 14 Jan 2017 02:00:29 +0000 https://www.autofreaks.com/?p=119276 track_1For the third leg of the 2016/2017 Asian Le Mans Series, team Aylezo Ecotint Racing packed their bags and traveled to Thailand to compete on yet another circuit designed by the great Hermann Tilke. The Chang International Circuit features 12 corners over a length of 4.554 km and although this was not the team’s first …]]> https://www.autofreaks.com/motorsports/aylezo-ecotint-racing-finishes-at-eighth-position-in-buriram/feed/ 0 Experience The 2016 Motul Sepang 12 Hour Endurance Race Happening This Weekend! https://www.autofreaks.com/motorsports/experience-the-2016-motul-sepang-12-hour-endurance-race-happening-this-weekend/ https://www.autofreaks.com/motorsports/experience-the-2016-motul-sepang-12-hour-endurance-race-happening-this-weekend/#respond Fri, 09 Dec 2016 04:16:28 +0000 https://www.autofreaks.com/?p=117261 2015 Race Start  This coming Saturday (10th December) marks the 17th running of the famous Sepang 12 Hour endurance race at the Sepang International Circuit and it is expected to be bigger and better than previous years, ensuring race fans of all ages some of the most exciting racing seen in Malaysia. Four Malaysians will be racing with …]]> https://www.autofreaks.com/motorsports/experience-the-2016-motul-sepang-12-hour-endurance-race-happening-this-weekend/feed/ 0 Hafizh Syahrin To Compete In Pirelli Malaysia Superbike Championship This Weekend https://www.autofreaks.com/motorsports/hafizh-syahrin-to-compete-in-pirelli-malaysia-superbike-championship-this-weekend/ https://www.autofreaks.com/motorsports/hafizh-syahrin-to-compete-in-pirelli-malaysia-superbike-championship-this-weekend/#respond Tue, 29 Nov 2016 03:50:52 +0000 https://www.autofreaks.com/?p=116403 Image_1Malaysia’s Moto2 star Hafizh Syahrin Abdullah will put his superbike skills to the test this weekend as he takes up an offer from Project X Racing Team to compete in the season-ender of the Pirelli Malaysia Superbike Championship (MSBK) at Sepang International Circuit (SIC) on 2 to 4 December 2016. The 22-year old rider from …]]> https://www.autofreaks.com/motorsports/hafizh-syahrin-to-compete-in-pirelli-malaysia-superbike-championship-this-weekend/feed/ 0 Malaysia Will Drop Formula One Grand Prix After Contract Ends in 2018 https://www.autofreaks.com/motorsports/malaysia-will-drop-f1-gp-after-contract-ends-in-2018/ https://www.autofreaks.com/motorsports/malaysia-will-drop-f1-gp-after-contract-ends-in-2018/#respond Tue, 22 Nov 2016 03:30:41 +0000 https://www.autofreaks.com/?p=115735 Sepang International Circuit - Track ClosureMalaysia will no longer host the Formula One Grand Prix in Sepang once its current agreement expires in 2018, confirmed Tourism and Culture Minister, Nazri Abdul Aziz. Nazri said that the government has no plans to renew the contact after it ends in 2018, due to poor ticket sales. The government spends RM300 million per year for the …]]> https://www.autofreaks.com/motorsports/malaysia-will-drop-f1-gp-after-contract-ends-in-2018/feed/ 0 Porsche Unveils The New 911 RSR For Le Mans https://www.autofreaks.com/motorsports/porsche-unveils-the-new-911-rsr-for-le-mans/ https://www.autofreaks.com/motorsports/porsche-unveils-the-new-911-rsr-for-le-mans/#respond Fri, 18 Nov 2016 04:02:21 +0000 https://www.autofreaks.com/?p=115421 Porsche 911 RSR (7)Next year, Porsche will contest this new mid-engined 911 RSR in the FIA World Endurance Championship, including the Le Mans 24 Hours as well as the American IMSA Weathertech Championship. The new 911 RSR will make its first debut at the Daytona 24-hour race in January 2017. “While retaining the typical 911 design, this is the biggest evolution by …]]> https://www.autofreaks.com/motorsports/porsche-unveils-the-new-911-rsr-for-le-mans/feed/ 0 Leona Chin Finishes 2nd Overall in Clio Cup China Series https://www.autofreaks.com/motorsports/leona-chin-finishes-2nd-overall-in-clio-cup-china-series/ https://www.autofreaks.com/motorsports/leona-chin-finishes-2nd-overall-in-clio-cup-china-series/#respond Wed, 16 Nov 2016 02:09:59 +0000 https://www.autofreaks.com/?p=115138 A78A7674  Malaysian racer Leona Chin became a “champion” in her own right after finishing 2nd overall in the full season of the Renault Clio Cup China Series. It was the best ever achievement by a female driver in Asian competitive racing. She was officially announced winner as season’s 1st runner-up after completing the series’ final 2 rounds at …]]> https://www.autofreaks.com/motorsports/leona-chin-finishes-2nd-overall-in-clio-cup-china-series/feed/ 0 A Record of Firsts in This Year’s Shell Malaysia MotoGP https://www.autofreaks.com/burning-questions-on-fuel/a-record-of-firsts-in-this-years-shell-malaysia-motogp/ https://www.autofreaks.com/burning-questions-on-fuel/a-record-of-firsts-in-this-years-shell-malaysia-motogp/#respond Tue, 15 Nov 2016 02:00:57 +0000 https://www.autofreaks.com/?p=114959 The first-ever Shell Advance Ride Thru Oil Change was popular with biker...The recently concluded 2016 Shell Malaysia MotoGP was a memorable one for the growing legion of fans and Shell Advance. Ducati Corse rider Andrea Dovizioso’s first MotoGP win in 7 years capped a perfect outing for the best-selling motorcycle engine oil brand in Malaysia. Shell Advance decided to reach out to the thousands of motorcycle-owning MotoGP …]]> https://www.autofreaks.com/burning-questions-on-fuel/a-record-of-firsts-in-this-years-shell-malaysia-motogp/feed/ 0 Leona Chin Wins First Runner Up At Clio Cup China Series https://www.autofreaks.com/motorsports/leona-chin-wins-first-runner-up-at-clio-cup-china-series/ https://www.autofreaks.com/motorsports/leona-chin-wins-first-runner-up-at-clio-cup-china-series/#respond Tue, 08 Nov 2016 02:10:10 +0000 https://www.autofreaks.com/?p=114386 A78A6359  Malaysian racer Leona China continued her impressive all-year-long performances at the Renault Clio Cup China Series by winning double second place finishes at the penultimate leg in Zhuhai International Circuit (ZIC) on the 27-30 October. Rounds 9 and 10 of this leg were held as support races to the Asian Le Mans, with a …]]> https://www.autofreaks.com/motorsports/leona-chin-wins-first-runner-up-at-clio-cup-china-series/feed/ 0 Alex Yoong Claims 3rd Consecutive Championship In The Audi R8 LMS Cup https://www.autofreaks.com/motorsports/alex-yoong-claims-3rd-consecutive-championship-in-the-audi-r8-lms-cup/ https://www.autofreaks.com/motorsports/alex-yoong-claims-3rd-consecutive-championship-in-the-audi-r8-lms-cup/#respond Mon, 07 Nov 2016 08:08:41 +0000 https://www.autofreaks.com/?p=114345 Alex Yoong (MAL) Audi TEDA Racing Team celebrates Pole Position in Parc Ferme at Audi R8 LMS Cup, Rd11 and Rd12, Shanghai International Circuit, Shanghai, China, 4-5 November 2016.Malaysian star race driver Alex Yoong of Audi TEDA Racing Team has done it again; claiming 3rd consecutive championship in the Audi R8 LMS Cup, just 1 point ahead of Alessio Picariello of MGT Team by Absolute. Heading into the final race of the season at the Shanghai International Circuit, Alex had a one-point lead over rookie …]]> https://www.autofreaks.com/motorsports/alex-yoong-claims-3rd-consecutive-championship-in-the-audi-r8-lms-cup/feed/ 0