Thursday, October 30, 2014
Hong Leong Yamaha Malaysia introduces the awaited Yamaha MT-07 at Shell Advance Malaysian MotoGP with the special appearance of Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi. The Yamaha MT-07 will be priced for RM42k (basic) for the CBU version. CKD version will soon follow on mid 2015 and the price is expected to be cheaper. Yamaha MT-07 is tagged as the 'Rise Up Your Darkness' to show that this bike is different than the rest of the competitor. It is one of the 'Dark' family that include the MT-09 and MT-125. The Yamaha MT-07 is equipped with parallel twin 689cc engine , producing 74.8PS, 68Nm@6,500 RPM. It weighs at 179kg wet weight (Dry weight 164kg).
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Shell Advance Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix in Sepang has seen Suzuki Assemblers Malaysia unveils this beautiful GSR750, the naked bike which will be a great rivals to Kawasaki Z800. The GSR750 which is a naked bike comes with the engine derived from the supersports GSX-R750. The engine has been revised in cam profiles and also on the intake and exhaust tracts. The compression of 12.3:1 is high enough to keep the engine delivering maximum 'kick' to the crankshaft. The engine can revs all the way to the redline at 10,000RPM and churns out 105hp with 80Nm of pulling power at 9,000RPM.
Monday, October 27, 2014
[caption id="attachment_17921" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Johan Stigefelt with Jakub Kornfeil (right)[/caption] The rider line-up for the Sepang International Circuit (SIC) Racing Team 2015 is now complete. This follows Sunday's eagerly awaited announcement that Czech rider, Jakub Kornfeil, will partner Malaysian ace Zulfahmi Khairuddin in the SIC Racing Team next year. The 21-year-old Kornfeil, who began his career at the age of six in motocross, supermoto and mini bikes, first took part in the Czech 125cc class in 2006. He went on to win the Red Bull Rookies Cup in 2009 and made his Grand Prix debut in 2010. SIC CEO, Datuk Razlan Razali, who announced the participation Malaysian team in the world championship two days ago, commented that Kornfeil was an experienced rider. "Despite his age, he comes with an enormous amount of experience and will be a huge asset to the team."
Sunday, October 26, 2014
Round 17 Shell Advance Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Pix Sepang: MotoGP Results – 1st Marquez, 2nd Rossi and 3rd Lorenzo
Shell Advance Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix in the MotoGP class sees Marc Marquez to win followed by Valentino Rossi. The 3rd place is held by the fellow Jorge Lorenzo. On the first few laps, it is Rossi who are leading the race with Lorenzo at the back. Marquez maintain the position on number 3 until 10th lap to overtake Lorenzo. After that, Rossi is next to be overtake. Marquez gets the 1st position and maintained it all the way to the end of the race.
Round 17 Shell Advance Motorcycle Grand Prix Moto2 Result: 1st - Maverick Vinales, 2nd - Mika Kallio and 3rd - Esteve Rabat
A close race in Moto2 of Shell Advance Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix sees Maverick Vinales wins the exciting race. The 2nd place is held by Mika Kallio and the 3rd position is by Esteve Rabat. With 326 points, Esteve Rabat become the early Moto2 Championship winner. Our national rider on the Moto2 championship Azlan Shah finishes at 20th position, while sadly, Hafizh Syahrin who has shown a good performance jumping to 5th position at a time, did not finish the race.
Round 17 Shell Advance Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Pix Sepang: Moto3 Results - 1st Vazquez, 2nd Miller and 3rd Rins
Vazquez wins the Moto3 class of Shell Advance Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix in a exciting race of exchanging position all the way through the last lap. Jack Miller, the pole grid starter manages to get the 2nd position after he has been overtaken in the last lap. Alex Rins gets the 3rd position. Our national rider, Hafiq Azmi, improves his standings with the 13th position. He started on the 16th position. On 20th position is Hafiza Rofa who also improves the standing after starting on 31st position. Zulfahmi and Ramdan DNF.