Round 9 Jempol Petronas AAM Malaysian Cub Prix: Affendi Rosli wins CP130, Zaqhwan takes his maiden championship

Zaqhwan Zaidi celebrating his CP130 title with his team in Jempol

Honda’s Mohd Zaqhwan Zaidi clinched his maiden CP130 title with a comfortable third place finish in Round 9 of the PETRONAS AAM Malaysian Cub Prix Championship in Jempol, Negeri Sembilan on Sunday while Mohd Affendi Rosli won the race with a brilliant performance.

It was a dream weekend for Zaqhwan after the only man who could stop him, Norizman Ismail (Harian Metro Y-TEQ SCK Honda Racing) came in eighth.

The Givi Honda Yuzy Racing rider was in solid form to qualify for front row and made a good start when the lights went off but deteriorating track conditions forced him to be cautious.   Continue reading “Round 9 Jempol Petronas AAM Malaysian Cub Prix: Affendi Rosli wins CP130, Zaqhwan takes his maiden championship”

Round 9 Jempol Cub Prix Practice: Zaqhwan lays down marker en route to Maiden CP130 Title

Zaqhwan Zaidi in action during the CP130 practice sessions in Jempol

Mohd Zaqhwan Zaidi excelled again as he set a scorching pace for Givi Honda Yuzy Racing in the opening practice for Round 9 of the PETRONAS AAM Malaysian Cub Prix Championship in Jempol, Negeri Sembilan on Saturday.

The runaway championship leader who needs to finish second or win tomorrow’s race to clinch the CP130 title covered the newly resurfaced 1.104 kilometre track in 49.853s ahead of Mohd Iskandar Raduan (Yamalube AHM) who posted his quickest lap in 50.533s.

Ahmad Afif Amran (PETRONAS Yamaha CKJ) clocked in third with 50.541s while a fully recovered Mohd Zamri Baba (Harian Metro Y-TEQ SCK Honda Racing) and Mohd Affendi Rosli rounded up top five in 50.564s and 50.753s respectively.   Continue reading “Round 9 Jempol Cub Prix Practice: Zaqhwan lays down marker en route to Maiden CP130 Title”

Jakub Kornfeil joins SIC Racing Team 2015 line-up along with Zulfahmi Khairuddin

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Johan Stigefelt with Jakub Kornfeil (right)

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.”  Continue reading “Jakub Kornfeil joins SIC Racing Team 2015 line-up along with Zulfahmi Khairuddin”

Round 17 Shell Advance Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Pix Sepang: MotoGP Results – 1st Marquez, 2nd Rossi and 3rd Lorenzo

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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.  Continue reading “Round 17 Shell Advance Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Pix Sepang: MotoGP Results – 1st Marquez, 2nd Rossi and 3rd Lorenzo”

Round 17 Shell Advance Motorcycle Grand Prix Moto2 Result: 1st – Maverick Vinales, 2nd – Mika Kallio and 3rd – Esteve Rabat

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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.  Continue reading “Round 17 Shell Advance Motorcycle Grand Prix Moto2 Result: 1st – Maverick Vinales, 2nd – Mika Kallio and 3rd – Esteve Rabat”