Camel Trophy – overview

December 20th, 2009 by Darren Cottingham

Land Rover and Range Rover’s involvement over its last 10 years


Sepang International Circuit, Malaysia

December 24th, 2007 by Darren Cottingham

One of the more recent F1 specific tracks joining, the calendar in 1999, and seeing the return of Michael Schumacher in the Ferrari after his leg injury sustained at the British Grand Prix. He spent the entire race trying to go ‘slowly’ so that he could help his then team mate Eddie ‘Irv the swerve’ Irvine in the title chase. Even doing so, he made everyone else look like amateurs and somehow found a way to ‘not’ win the race.

Such is Formula One that on April 8, 2007, shortly before the 2007 Malaysian Grand Prix, Formula One president Bernie Ecclestone was quoted in stating that the circuit was getting “shabby” and “a bit tired” from the lack of care, describing it as “an old house that needs a bit of redecorating”. Cheek!

The circuit also sees action from MotoGP and Japanese Super GT racing.

http://www.malaysiangp.com.my/

By Phil Clark