F1: Hamilton Turns The Tables On Rosberg; Leads Friday Practice In Malaysia

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Though Nico Rosberg has had the Formula One field by the throat over the last three race weekends, it was his teammate Lewis Hamilton who flipped the script during Friday practice for the Malaysian Grand Prix at Sepang Int’l Circuit.

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 …

F1: Alonso Set for Return to McLaren-Honda in Malaysian Grand Prix

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WOKING, England — official team release — Mark Thompson/Getty Images Europe photo — McLaren-Honda announced on Monday that, subject to a successful final FIA medical assessment on Thursday at the Sepang International Circuit, Fernando Alonso will return to the cockpit of the MP4-30 for this weekend’s Malaysian Grand Prix. “Since his Barcelona testing accident, Fernando has followed a rigorous, specialised training …

MOTOGP: Marquez Ties History; Equals Doohan’s Record With 12th Win of 2014 at Sepang

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SEPANG, Malaysia — official release — MotoGP photo — Marc Marquez equalled history with his 12th MotoGP win of the 2014 season during Sunday’s Shell Advance Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix. The two-time MotoGP champion tied Mick Doohan’s single-season record as more than 80,000 fans looked on at Sepang Int’l Circuit. Despite scorching afternoon heat at the Malaysian track, Marquez brought his …

MOTOGP: Marquez Claims Record-Setting 13th Pole of Season in Sepang

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SEPANG, Malaysia — official release — MotoGP photo — Marc Marquez set a MotoGP record with his 13th pole of the season during qualifying for Sunday’s Shell Advance Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix at Sepang Int’l Circuit. Marquez (Repsol Honda) set a record-breaking time of one minute and 59.791 seconds to secure the pole ahead of teammate Dani Pedrosa, who was …

MOTOGP: Pedrosa Paces Overall Friday Practice Sheets at Sepang

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SEPANG, Malaysia – official release — MotoGP photo — Repsol Honda’s Dani Pedrosa topped the Friday practice charts for the MotoGP Shell Advance Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix at the Sepang Int’l Circuit. Pedrosa recovered from a difficult weekend at Phillip Island immediately in the first practice, able to set competitive times from the start. A time of 2:01.379s from the …

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 …

MOTOGP: Marquez ahead of championship rivals as first Sepang test concludes

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February 7, 2014 — series release — SEPANG, MALAYSIA — Repeating his dominance of the first two days, Marc Marquez concluded the first Sepang test of the 2014 preseason ahead of his rivals, thanks to a rapid early best time. The defending MotoGP™ World Champion wasted no time on the final test day at the Malaysian venue, laying down a …

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 …

MOTOGP: Marquez leads on opening day of Sepang test

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February 5, 2014 — series release — Gigi Soldano / Milagro photo — SEPANG, MALAYSIA — Defending World Champion Marc Marquez topped the timesheets as this week’s Sepang Official MotoGP™ Test began on Tuesday. The Repsol Honda Team rider led the way from Yamaha Factory Racing’s Valentino Rossi and Honda team-mate Dani Pedrosa, with leading Open rider Aleix Espargaro seventh for …