Malaysia’s high temperatures combined with Pirelli’s softer 2012 tyres will make life difficult for the drivers this weekend.
Williams reserve driver Valtteri Bottas made his first appearance in an F1 race weekend at Sepang on Friday.
Will McLaren repeat their Melbourne success? It’s time to make your predictions for the second round of 2012.
Pctures of the cars during practice for the Malaysian Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton stayed quickest in the second practice session for the Malaysian Grand Prix.
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Lewis Hamilton led the way in the first practice session for the Malaysian Grand Prix weekend.
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Five F1 Fanatic readers took the opportunity to meet up at the first race of the year in Melbourne.
Pictures from the paddock on Thursday before the start of the Malaysian Grand Prix weekend.
Fernando Alonso says he’s “convinced” Ferrari can be championship contenders in 2012 despite their poor start to the season.
Viewing figures from the first race weekend of 2012 shows a fall of over a million viewers in the UK.
F1 drivers and teams have paid tribute to Moto GP rider Marco Simoncelli, who was killed in a crash in Sepang last year.
Don’t miss any of this weekend’s F1 sessions. Plus the 2012 IndyCar and GP2 series get started.
For the second race weekend in a row the teams have been greeted by heavy rain at an F1 track on Thursday.
McLaren led the way in Australia but the chasing pack wasn’t far behind. Can any of them get on terms with the silver cars this weekend?
Lewis Hamilton says he wasn’t able to ‘switch his tyres on’ as quickly as his team mate was in Australia.
The 2012 F1 statistics pages have been revised and expanded for the new season.
Felipe Massa will have a new chassis for the Malaysian Grand Prix as Ferrari tries to get to the bottom of its troubles with its new F1 car.
Michael Schumacher was keen to keep photographers from snapping his car’s front wing after spinning in final practice in Melbourne.