Motorsports – Autofreaks.com https://www.autofreaks.com Mon, 27 Feb 2017 00:56:19 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.2 Toyota To Field Three Cars At Le Mans This Year https://www.autofreaks.com/motorsports/toyota-to-field-three-cars-at-le-mans-this-year/ https://www.autofreaks.com/motorsports/toyota-to-field-three-cars-at-le-mans-this-year/#respond Fri, 03 Feb 2017 04:35:42 +0000 https://www.autofreaks.com/?p=120095

After coming so incredibly close to winning last year’s Le Mans 24 Hours, Toyota is expanding its TS050 Hybrid lineup to three cars, in hopes of finally securing victory this year. The team are also expanding their driver line-up with José Maria López recruited to partner WEC race winners Mike Conway and Kamui Kobayashi in the N07 TS050 Hybrid …

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Aylezo Ecotint Racing bags best finish in the season at 4 Hours of Sepang https://www.autofreaks.com/motorsports/aylezo-ecotint-racing-bags-best-finish-in-the-season-at-4-hours-of-sepang/ https://www.autofreaks.com/motorsports/aylezo-ecotint-racing-bags-best-finish-in-the-season-at-4-hours-of-sepang/#respond Wed, 01 Feb 2017 04:00:02 +0000 https://www.autofreaks.com/?p=119839

After a long and arduous season, team Aylezo Ecotint Racing finally reached the final round of the 2016/2017 Asian Le Mans Series which took place at the 5.543km Sepang International Circuit. Although the race was now on their own backyard, they did not take the challenge easily as the level of competition has always been …

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Grab Your Early Bird Tickets For The 2017 Malaysia MotoGP Today! https://www.autofreaks.com/motorsports/grab-your-early-bird-tickets-for-the-2017-malaysia-motogp-today/ https://www.autofreaks.com/motorsports/grab-your-early-bird-tickets-for-the-2017-malaysia-motogp-today/#respond Thu, 26 Jan 2017 02:21:14 +0000 https://www.autofreaks.com/?p=119957

MotoGP fans, be sure to grab discounted tickets for the seat of your choice before they start selling out! From now until 31 March 2017, Sepang International Circuit (SIC) is offering tickets for the 2017 Shell Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix at discounted Early Bird prices. Fans can grab tickets from as low as RM44.25. “With …

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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

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 …

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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

For 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 …

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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

  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 …

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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

Malaysia’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 …

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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

Malaysia 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 …

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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

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 …

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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

  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 …

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