Fairuz Fauzy will make his first appearance in an official F1 practice session at Sepang this weekend. The Malaysian driver will take over Heikki Kovalainen’s car in the first practice session for the Malaysian Grand Prix tomorrow. Fauzy, the Malaysian-owned team’s third driver, will hand the car back to Kovalainen for second practice. Race drivers … Continue reading Fauzy gets Lotus F1 debut on coin toss
Last year’s Malaysian Grand Prix was abandoned after heavy rain made racing impossible. More rain is expected throughout the weekend at Sepang this year. Whatever the weather Sebastian Vettel will be hungry for victory after leading but losing in the last two races. Can he finally win one this weekend?
McLaren managing director Jonathan Neale says the team accept they made a mistake with Lewis Hamilton’s race strategy at Melbourne but aren’t panicking into making any changes to how they decide race strategy. Speaking to the media on Wednesday he said: Both drivers are getting on very well with their new race engineers. As you … Continue reading Hamilton “on a mission” in Malaysia
Here are the details of the BBC’s live video coverage of the Malaysian Grand Prix and the F1 Fanatic live blogs which will take place during all five sessions this weekend. Unusually, they are splitting the coverage of the race across BBC One and BBC Two, because of some Easter-related programming on BBC One. Why … Continue reading Malaysian Grand Prix TV & live blog times
The F1 teams move from Australia to Malaysia for this weekend’s race but it looks like they won’t escape the rain. Scattered thunderstorms are forecast throughout the Malaysian Grand Prix weekend. As we saw last year and in 2001, these can be heavy enough to stop the race. Last year the combination of a heavy … Continue reading More rain expected at Sepang