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Malaysian trio set sights on championship title after Japan win

PETALING JAYA: Fresh from winning a World Endurance Championship (WEC) race in Japan, Jazeman Jaafar, Nabil Jeffri and Weiron Tan have set their eyes on the championship title next.

Standing proud: (From fourth left) Nabil Jeffri, Jazeman Jaafar and Weiron Tan on the podium after winning the LMP2 class in the 6 Hours of Fuji at the Fuji Speedway on Sunday.

McLaren's Vandoorne moves to Formula E

LONDON (Reuters) - McLaren's Stoffel Vandoorne will switch to the all-electric Formula E series at the end of the Formula One season, the Mercedes-affiliated HWA RACELAB team said on Monday.

Jazeman, Nabil and Weiron make WEC history

PETALING JAYA: Jazeman Jaafar, Nabil Jeffri and Weiron Tan chalked up a first in their respective careers by becoming the first Malaysian and all-Asian line-up to win a World Endurance Championship (WEC) race.

Setting a benchmark: (from left) Jazeman Jaafar, Weiron Tan and Nabil Jeffri’s success is spectacular, considering they are in their maiden season and racing with the likes of Jenson Button and Fernando Alonso.
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Malaysian team take first ever win in World Endurance Championship race

PETALING JAYA: Jazeman Jaafar, Nabil Jeffri and Weiron Tan made history for Malaysian motorsports by chalking their first ever win at a World Endurance Championship (WEC) race.

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Schumacher's son Mick wins European F3 title

(Reuters) - Mick Schumacher, the 19-year-old son of seven-times Formula One world champion Michael, won the European Formula Three title at Hockenheim on Saturday with a race to spare.

Motor racing - FIA confirms 21-race calendar for 2019

(Reuters) - Formula One's governing body FIA has signed off on the 21-race calendar for the 2019 world championship following a World Motor Sport Council meeting on Friday.

Russell follows in Button's footsteps

LONDON (Reuters) - George Russell will be following in the footsteps of Jenson Button when the 20-year-old Briton makes his Formula One Williams race debut next year, but with more experience than his now-retired world champion compatriot had at the same age.

Motor racing - Russell completes British trio in Formula One

LONDON (Reuters) - George Russell will join Lewis Hamilton and Lando Norris in a trio of British Formula One drivers next season after former champions Williams announced on Friday they had signed the youngster on a multi-year deal.

Esports - Mercedes also dominant on virtual F1 race tracks

LONDON (Reuters) - Formula One champions Mercedes also dominated the sport's virtual racetracks on Wednesday with British driver Brendon Leigh starting the defence of his F1 esports title with two wins in three races.

New all-female series aims to get women to Formula One

LONDON (Reuters) - A new all-female racing series was launched on Wednesday, supported by former grand prix driver David Coulthard and top designer Adrian Newey, with the aim of helping women racers get to Formula One.

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