Motorsports – Autofreaks.com https://www.autofreaks.com Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:46 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.3 BMW Becomes Official Formula E Manufacturer https://www.autofreaks.com/news/bmw-becomes-official-formula-e-manufacturer/ https://www.autofreaks.com/news/bmw-becomes-official-formula-e-manufacturer/#respond Wed, 22 Mar 2017 08:44:50 +0000 https://www.autofreaks.com/?p=123317

BMW announced that the company has been accepted by the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) to become the Formula E manufacturer for season five, six and seven of the championship. The German automaker is among the list of nine manufacturers that submitted their plans to the FIA is in February and have subsequently had them accepted. Besides BMW, ABT, Mahindra, DS, Renault, …

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BMW racers claimed wins in both the Superbike and the Superstock class at Sepang https://www.autofreaks.com/bikes/bmw-racers-claimed-wins-superbike-superstock-class-sepang/ https://www.autofreaks.com/bikes/bmw-racers-claimed-wins-superbike-superstock-class-sepang/#respond Tue, 21 Mar 2017 01:57:00 +0000 https://www.autofreaks.com/?p=123197

It was a successful start for the BMW Motorrad Motorsport racers, with two wins and a further podium finish at the recent 2017 Malaysia Superbike Championship (MSC). The event consists of five rounds and this weekend, the season opener was held at Sepang International Circuit. In the Superbike class (MSC SBK), Muhammad Farid Badrul Hisam (MAS / …

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SIC Announces Changes In 2017 Malaysia Championship Series To Inject Bigger Excitement https://www.autofreaks.com/motorsports/sic-announces-changes-2017-malaysia-championship-series-inject-bigger-excitement/ https://www.autofreaks.com/motorsports/sic-announces-changes-2017-malaysia-championship-series-inject-bigger-excitement/#respond Fri, 10 Mar 2017 09:40:30 +0000 https://www.autofreaks.com/?p=122678

The 2017 Malaysia Championship Series (MCS) opens today at Sepang International Circuit (SIC) with a significant revamp with a new racing format and support of the prominent Yokohama tyres. Eliminating the sprint races, the 3rd edition of the MCS will feature only mini endurance races for all 5 rounds of the competition with competitors for both the …

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Audi RS3 LMS TCR Makes Asian Debut At Sepang International Circuit https://www.autofreaks.com/motorsports/audi-rs3-lms-tcr-makes-asian-debut-sepang-international-circuit/ https://www.autofreaks.com/motorsports/audi-rs3-lms-tcr-makes-asian-debut-sepang-international-circuit/#respond Fri, 10 Mar 2017 02:00:24 +0000 https://www.autofreaks.com/?p=122621

Audi Hong Kong enters an exciting new chapter at the Sepang International Circuit in Malaysia this week, with the unveiling of an Audi RS3 LMS entry into the TCR Asia Series, in partnership with the Hong Kong-based Phoenix Racing Asia team. The TCR version of the Audi RS 3 sedan provides customer sport at Audi with …

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SIC Revises 2017 F1 Petronas Malaysia GP Ticket Price With Up To 82% Price Reduction https://www.autofreaks.com/news/sic-revises-2017-f1-petronas-malaysia-gp-ticket-price-82-price-reduction/ https://www.autofreaks.com/news/sic-revises-2017-f1-petronas-malaysia-gp-ticket-price-82-price-reduction/#respond Thu, 09 Mar 2017 04:13:56 +0000 https://www.autofreaks.com/?p=122597

Calling all F1 and motorsports fans! The F1 Malaysia Grand Prix will take place on 29 September to 1 October 2017 this year, and to encourage more fans to seize the opportunity to watch the race live, Sepang International Circuit (SIC) is offering a reduction of ticket prices compared to last year. Standard ticket prices for the …

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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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