Tag: Formula 1

Computer Gamer Headed For Formula 1

Computer Gamer Headed For Formula 1

THE WINNER of a computer game competition is now headed for the real world of Formula One with World Champion Sebastian Vettel’s Infiniti Red Bull racing team.Jann Mardenborough won Nissan’s competition to find a new racing driver by beating his rivals on a racing simulator game. His prize was a […]

SIC gets ready for the 2014 F1 race

SIC gets ready for the 2014 F1 race

The 16th edition of the Formula 1 Petronas Malaysia Grand Prix was officially launched today by Sepang International Circuit (SIC) at Pavilion Kuala Lumpur. The event, to be run on March 30, is listed as one of the major events in the Visit Malaysia Year 2014 (VMY ’14) calendar. As […]

QNEWS: Number 7 and 14 for Ferrari drivers

QNEWS: Number 7 and 14 for Ferrari drivers

Kimi Raikkonen and Fernando Alonso have chosen 7 and 14 respectively as their racing numbers for this year’s F1 season. Both numbers, when used on Ferraris, have proved victorious and the team believes their glory days are ripe for revival. The number 7 first appeared on in the 1953 British […]

Ferrari’s new F1 car for 2014

Ferrari’s new F1 car for 2014

The F14 T is the 60th car built by Ferrari specifically to take part in the Formula 1 World Championship. The name comes from the combination of the current year and the introduction of the turbo-compressor in the power unit (no longer called just the ‘the engine’). Although the traditional […]

Ferrari’s new F1 engine for 2014

Ferrari’s new F1 engine for 2014

Ferrari didn’t have a good year in F1 but that’s past now and looking towards a new season, the team is optimistic that its new engine – the 059/3 – will provide the competitiveness that has been lacking. “As a result of the 2014 regulations, we no longer talk of […]

50% discount for 2014 Malaysian F1 GP tickets

50% discount for 2014 Malaysian F1 GP tickets

As an effort to allow more fans from around the world – as well as Malaysians – to witness the 2014 Petronas Malaysia Grand Prix live at the Sepang International Circuit (SIC), the early bird tickets are currently on offer at 50% discount, with rates from as low as RM41. Fans […]

Sebastian Vettel’s helmet sold for RM380,000!

Sebastian Vettel’s helmet sold for RM380,000!

A helmet used by 4-time Formula 1 World Champion, Sebastian Vettel, was sold for £72,000 (about RM380,000) at a Bonhams Oxford auction yesterday, setting a world record for such items. Signed by Vettel himself, the Arai helmet was designed around Germany’s national colours and worn during the 2013 Nurburgring Grand Prix […]