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Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo wins in 59-degree track temperatures at Sepang with a two-stop strategy

STRATEGIES INFLUENCED BY THREE VIRTUAL SAFETY CARS TWO DRIVERS STOP ONLY ONCE AND FINISH IN THE POINTS AT AN ACTION-PACKED MALAYSIAN GRAND PRIX The Malaysian Grand Prix, won by Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo, got underway with 59 degrees of track temperature: the hottest race conditions seen all year. Two stops ...>

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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton claims pole position using the soft tire, close to the fastest-ever lap of Sepang

FALLING TRACK TEMPERATURES AFFECT TRACK EVOLUTION AND TIRE BEHAVIOUR DURING LATE-AFTERNOON QUALIFYING SESSION TWO STOPS THE MOST LIKELY STRATEGY FOR THE GRAND PRIX Following record track temperatures in excess of 60 degrees centigrade yesterday, qualifying today got underway in the cooler conditions of late afternoon with 43 degrees centigrade. Mercedes ...>

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Record track temperatures registered in excess of 60 degrees during the afternoon

Drivers and teams use free practice to assess new asphalt: over a second between the medium and soft tires Cloudy weather expected tomorrow with possibility of rain for the race The highest track temperatures in recent memory were recorded at Sepang in Malaysia at the start of FP2, hitting the ...>