Renault diagnoses Maldonado's engine failure

Renault diagnoses Maldonado's engine failure

Renault has put Pastor Maldonado’s Malaysian Grand Prix retirement down to piston failure. For the second race in a row, the Venezuelan retired while running in the points; whereas his Melbourne retirement was completely through driver error, the Williams man ended his Sepang race in the pit lane with a heavily smoking engine. Read more…

2012 Malaysian Formula 1 Grand Prix
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  1. Wednesday 11 April 2012

  2. Renault diagnoses Maldonado’s engine failure 02:00

    Renault diagnoses Maldonado’s engine failure

    Renault has put Pastor Maldonado’s Malaysian Grand Prix retirement down to piston failure. For the second race in a row, the Venezuelan retired while running…

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  3. Monday 2 April 2012

  4. Horner defends Vettel’s Malaysia remarks 09:30

    Horner defends Vettel’s Malaysia remarks

    Christian Horner has moved to dispel those claiming Sebastian Vettel should receive a sanction for his actions against Narain Karthikeyan in the Malaysian Grand…

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  5. Thursday 29 March 2012

  6. Petrov blames Vettel for Karthikeyan incident 16:32

    Petrov blames Vettel for Karthikeyan incident

    Sebastian Vettel was completely at fault for the incident which cost him any chance of points in Sunday’s Malaysian Grand Prix. That is the opinion of Vitaly…

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  7. Wednesday 28 March 2012

  8. Webber ripped radio connection out of helmet 15:08

    Webber ripped radio connection out of helmet

    Mark Webber has revealed that, like Red Bull team-mate Sebastian Vettel, he suffered major radio problems during the Malaysian Grand Prix. In fact, his issues…

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  9. 11:54

    F1 video: Vettel and Karthikeyan at odds

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  10. Massa searches for answers in Maranello 11:49

    Massa searches for answers in Maranello

    Felipe Massa headed straight to the Ferrari factory from Malaysia, electing to spend more time with engineers after a disappointing start to the season. As…

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  11. Karthikeyan hits back at Vettel remarks 09:31

    Karthikeyan hits back at Vettel remarks

    Narain Karthikeyan has responded to Sebastian Vettel’s ‘idiot’ comment after the pair made contact in the closing stages of the Malaysian Grand Prix. As a…

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  12. Tuesday 27 March 2012

  13. Interview with Williams’ Mark Gillan 11:59

    Interview with Williams’ Mark Gillan

    Williams scored its first points of 2012 in Malaysia, with Bruno Senna picking up eight for sixth place which is already more than the team scored throughout…

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  14. Pérez confident that win will come soon 09:17

    Pérez confident that win will come soon

    Following Sauber’s superb performance in the Malaysian Grand Prix, with Sergio Pérez finishing second and narrowly losing out to the Ferrari of Fernando…

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  15. Interview with Sauber’s Sergio Pérez 09:00

    Interview with Sauber’s Sergio Pérez

    The Malaysian Grand Prix was an incredible affair for a variety of reasons, but none more so than Sergio Pérez hunting down and challenging Fernando Alonso for…

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  16. Monday 26 March 2012

  17. ‘Lotus will do very well on a standard weekend’ 14:30

    ‘Lotus will do very well on a standard weekend’

    Eric Boullier could not hide his feelings at Sepang on Sunday evening, despite Kimi Räikkönen managing to fight back to fifth place in the Malaysian Grand…

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  18. Horner: Vettel couldn’t hear instruction to stop 14:10

    Horner: Vettel couldn’t hear instruction to stop

    Christian Horner has explained the series of seemingly confused radio messages sent to Sebastian Vettel in the closing stages of the Malaysian Grand Prix.…

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  19. 13:00

    F1 video: Interview with Stefano Domenicali

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  20. Sauber: There was no Ferrari team order 12:14

    Sauber: There was no Ferrari team order

    Peter Sauber has categorically denied that Ferrari instructed his team to stay behind Fernando Alonso in Sunday’s Malaysian Grand Prix. During the race, a…

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  21. Sunday 25 March 2012

  22. 23:59

    After Malaysia: Full championship standings

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  23. Karthikeyan penalised for contact with Vettel 14:50

    Karthikeyan penalised for contact with Vettel

    Following a stewards’ inquiry, Narain Karthikeyan has been punished for the incident which resulted in Sebastian Vettel’s puncture during the Malaysian…

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  24. 14:49

    Latest F1 photos: Sunday at Sepang

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  25. Senna ‘really excited’ to come home sixth 14:42

    Senna ‘really excited’ to come home sixth

    After a truly dramatic Malaysian Grand Prix, Williams scored its first points of the year when Bruno Senna came home sixth – the position in which Pastor…

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  26. Schumacher: Mercedes must improve race pace 14:25

    Schumacher: Mercedes must improve race pace

    Mercedes’ poor start to the 2012 Formula 1 season continued in Malaysia. After failing to score a point despite much promise in Melbourne a week ago, Michael…

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  27. De la Rosa delighted as HRT makes step forward 13:51

    De la Rosa delighted as HRT makes step forward

    The Malaysian Grand Prix was a story of ‘what might have been’ for Pedro de la Rosa, whose alternative strategy was ruined when his HRT stalled at the start…

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  28. Force India celebrates double points finish 13:41

    Force India celebrates double points finish

    After a shaky start to the 2012 Formula 1 season for Force India, despite Paul di Resta narrowly picking up a point in Melbourne, the Anglo-Indian team is…

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  29. Still plenty of positives for Red Bull, says Webber 13:31

    Still plenty of positives for Red Bull, says Webber

    Red Bull may have dominated the 2011 Formula 1 season, winning both the Australian and Malaysian Grands Prix with Sebastian Vettel, but the reigning Champions…

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  30. Räikkönen left striving for ‘normal’ race 13:18

    Räikkönen left striving for ‘normal’ race

    Kimi Räikkönen is hoping for a race of ‘normal’ conditions when Formula 1 resumes in China in three weeks’ time. The 2007 World Champion, who salvaged…

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  31. Vergne hails 'great' rise through the field 12:58

    Vergne hails 'great' rise through the field

    Toro Rosso driver Jean-Éric Vergne was left in high spirits after scoring his maiden Formula 1 points in Malaysia on Sunday, crossing the line in eighth place…

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  32. Button: Totally my fault for hitting Karthikeyan 12:53

    Button: Totally my fault for hitting Karthikeyan

    Jenson Button could only smile after losing out on a chance to win in Malaysia on Sunday, through fault which he could only describe as his own. A lap after the…

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  33. Hamilton 'satisfied' with podium finish 12:40

    Hamilton 'satisfied' with podium finish

    Lewis Hamilton was left feeling 'satisfied' with his third place finish in Kuala Lumpur this afternoon, backing up the podium result he recorded in Melbourne…

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  34. Pérez: I definitely could have won today 12:29

    Pérez: I definitely could have won today

    Sergio Pérez is adamant that he could have claimed victory at the Sepang International Circuit on Sunday, with a late error seeing him lose touch with ultimate…

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  35. The win changes nothing, admits Alonso 12:22

    The win changes nothing, admits Alonso

    Fernando Alonso has admitted that he could never have imagined winning this weekend's Malaysian Grand Prix, with Ferrari currently struggling for raw pace with…

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  36. 12:00

    Full Malaysian Grand Prix results

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  37. Alonso fends off Pérez for dramatic Malaysian victory 11:52

    Alonso fends off Pérez for dramatic Malaysian victory

    Fernando Alonso has won a highly dramatic and rain-affected Malaysian Grand Prix, fending off a persistent challenge from the Sauber of Sergio Pérez. On an…

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  38. Malaysian race stopped due to heavy rain 09:52

    Malaysian race stopped due to heavy rain

    The Malaysian Grand Prix has been red-flagged due to a heavy rainstorm at Sepang. Following the deployment of the Safety Car on Lap 7, the race was halted just…

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  39. Grosjean’s race over as rain batters Malaysia 09:25

    Grosjean’s race over as rain batters Malaysia

    Romain Grosjean is the first retirement from the Malaysian Grand Prix, having spun off-track at Turn 6 on the third lap. The Lotus driver, who was about to pit…

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  40. 05:00

    Video of the Day: Lewis Hamilton's pole lap

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  41. 00:00

    Malaysian Grand Prix: Starting grid

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  42. Saturday 24 March 2012

  43. 11:27

    Latest F1 photos: Saturday at Sepang

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  44. Maldonado optimistic despite Turn 11 error 11:26

    Maldonado optimistic despite Turn 11 error

    Pastor Maldonado was the highest-placed car to be eliminated from Q2 in Malaysia, as the Venezuelan compromised his first flying lap by running wide at Turn 11.…

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  45. Massa: I am the first to be unhappy 11:18

    Massa: I am the first to be unhappy

    Felipe Massa has come under maximum scrutiny at Sepang, having failed to out-qualify Ferrari team-mate Fernando Alonso and managing just 12th position on the…

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  46. 11:03

    F1 video: Guide to Sepang with pole-sitter Hamilton

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  47. Webber leads the charge for Red Bull 10:56

    Webber leads the charge for Red Bull

    For the second weekend in a row, Mark Webber has out-qualified Red Bull team-mate Sebastian Vettel. The Australian will start the Malaysian Grand Prix from…

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  48. Pic pleased to reduce gap to Glock 10:51

    Pic pleased to reduce gap to Glock

    Marussia will line up on the penultimate row of the Malaysian Grand Prix grid, with Timo Glock again leading rookie team-mate Charles Pic. Despite this, with…

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  49. Pérez delighted to recover for Q3 10:44

    Pérez delighted to recover for Q3

    Although Sauber team-mate Kamui Kobayashi struggled to the 17th grid slot at Sepang, Sergio Pérez was able to translate a poor opening pair of practice…

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  50. Di Resta 14th and out-qualifies Hülkenberg 10:38

    Di Resta 14th and out-qualifies Hülkenberg

    Although 14th on the grid is not what Paul di Resta had aimed for in Malaysia, the Scottish driver has out-qualified Force India team-mate Nico Hülkenberg for…

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  51. HRT qualifies for the first time in 2012 10:34

    HRT qualifies for the first time in 2012

    Despite rounding out the Sepang grid with 23rd and 24th places, HRT is pleased to have qualified for the first time this year. Pedro de la Rosa leads the way…

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  52. Alonso: Ninth is the best possible result 10:29

    Alonso: Ninth is the best possible result

    Fernando Alonso starts ninth in Malaysia, having struggled to match the speed of the front-runners throughout qualifying. After the session, the Spaniard told…

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  53. Räikkönen lamenting mistakes and penalty 10:21

    Räikkönen lamenting mistakes and penalty

    Qualifying for the 2012 Malaysian Grand Prix will not be remembered as the best for Kimi Räikkönen, who drops to tenth on the grid due to a five-place gearbox…

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  54. Vettel hoping for gains on different strategy 10:16

    Vettel hoping for gains on different strategy

    Sebastian Vettel is looking to tactically find a way into the Malaysian Grand Prix battle by using a different tyre strategy. The Champion, who starts fifth on…

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  55. Re-energised Schumacher starts third 10:09

    Re-energised Schumacher starts third

    A refreshed Michael Schumacher will be McLaren’s closest challenger at the start of Sunday’s Malaysian Grand Prix. The seven-time World Champion, who is the…

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  56. Button annoyed to miss out on pole 10:02

    Button annoyed to miss out on pole

    Jenson Button was delighted to have sealed a second consecutive McLaren front row lock-out in Malaysia, but admitted that he had hoped to be the car at the…

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  57. 09:07

    Malaysian Grand Prix: Full Qualifying results

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  58. Hamilton heads second all-McLaren front row 09:05

    Hamilton heads second all-McLaren front row

    Lewis Hamilton has sealed his second pole position within the space of a week, again heading McLaren team-mate Jenson Button in Malaysia. Michael Schumacher…

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  59. ‘I made a mistake’ – Vergne out in Q1 08:51

    ‘I made a mistake’ – Vergne out in Q1

    Saturday brought a disappointing end to Malaysian qualifying for Jean-Éric Vergne, who found himself on the sidelines at the earliest possible point. The…

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  60. 06:25

    Malaysian GP: Full Practice 3 results

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  61. Rosberg quickest as rain threatens 06:06

    Rosberg quickest as rain threatens

    Mercedes GP driver Nico Rosberg topped final practice in Sepang this afternoon, outpacing Sebastian Vettel by almost half a second with a time of 1:36.877. Mark…

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  62. Friday 23 March 2012

  63. 16:01

    Latest F1 photos: Friday at Sepang

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  64. 16:00

    Sepang Memories: Rainstorm causes chaos, 2001

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  65. 14:33

    F1 video: Pirelli expects three-stop race

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  66. Räikkönen hit with 5-place grid penalty 14:05

    Räikkönen hit with 5-place grid penalty

    Lotus F1 driver Kimi Räikkönen has been handed a 5-place grid penalty for Sunday's Malaysian Grand Prix, after being forced into a gearbox change this…

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  67. Massa confident of large Saturday gains 11:17

    Massa confident of large Saturday gains

    Having spent Friday's practice sessions evaluating a host of setup configurations, Felipe Massa has been left in a positive frame of mind about his and…

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  68. Hamilton 'much happier' with car handling 10:33

    Hamilton 'much happier' with car handling

    Lewis Hamilton says he is feeling much more comfortable at the wheel of his MP4-27 in Malaysia, with the McLaren driver citing car setup issues as the reason…

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  69. Di Resta content despite brake disc fire 09:49

    Di Resta content despite brake disc fire

    Paul di Resta experienced a dramatic day of practice in Malaysia on Friday. Not only did the Scot spin his Force India into the infield at Turn 6, but also ran…

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