Motorsport 101: The Time When We Proudly Had A Formula One Malaysian Driver

                                                             Sauber Petronas Formula One Malaysia

Long before we had a Malaysian driver in Formula One and long before you saw the word and logo of Petronas & Malaysia on the side of the Mercedes AMG Formula One car, we had the Sauber Petronas Formula Team which for me personally has to be one of the beautiful racing cars around.[Click to read the rest] “Motorsport 101: The Time When We Proudly Had A Formula One Malaysian Driver”

Making Malaysia Proud

(Malaysia grown F1 driver – Fairuz Fauzy and hopefully he fairs better than Alex Yoong during the actual racing. Image source: http://www.f1fanatic.co.uk)

TheStar reports:-

The Lotus brand returned to full testing for the first time in 16 years when reserve driver Fairuz Fauzy completed 76 laps in the T127 machine at Jerez on Wednesday.

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Motorsport 101: Formula 1 – Petronas’ All Right Moves

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Although I am of the opinion that money spent on Formula 1 can be spent on something else, but it comes to Petronas and Formula 1, it may be a different story (as long as no public funds slip in)

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Motorsport 101: What is Malaysian F1 Team Deadly Cost?

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(It is not cheap to run an F1 team even for winning teams and they need to keep winning races if they expect good sponsorship to cover their expenses every year – Image source: Forbes)

There are pros and cons to the Government’s latest adventure into Formula 1 (F1). We thought we had a taste of F1 with Petronas’ involvement with Sauber, BMW and Mercedes and with our own Alex Yoong in the driver’s seat but in the Malaysia Boleh spirit, we are getting ourselves one notch up in this very expensive sport

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Formula 1 for 1 Malaysia

After Samy Vellu and Khir Toyo, it is time for Najib to put his hands on public funds…

(It is not cheap to run a Formula 1 team. Image source: http://topnews.in)

With this report from theStar, the multi billion PKFZ scandal may end up looking like peanuts:-

The 1Malaysia F1 Team, a joint venture between the Government and private sector, will participate in the F1 race beginning next year.

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Motorsport 101: PM’s Statement: Where Is The Support for Karamjit, Our Rally Champion?

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(The Flying Singh in action in Australia – the true mark of a consistent racing champion and a statement that tells that he delivers. Picture source: FIA APRC)

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Driving Skills 101: How to drive like a “Schumacher” in the rain?

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(King of the rain – Schumacher is a specialist on slippery roads and very much in control in a very wet race. Image source: Youtube)

There is little doubt that Michael Schumacher is the king of the rain when it comes to Formula One. His very controlled style of driving has won him numerous races in the wet.… [Click to read the rest] “Driving Skills 101: How to drive like a “Schumacher” in the rain?”

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