Red Bull Racing Looking to Continue Dominance in Malaysian Grand Prix

AF News Desk
04-04-2011, 06:35 PM
By Mike Lawrence (, - 4/4/11

With the first race of the 2011 season off to a spectacular start, the season is expected to be a long road of dilemmas, triumph, and surprise. The field will next head to Kuala Lampur for the Malaysian Grand Prix. (

Last year’s World Champion, Sebastian Vettel ( of Red Bull Racing (, won the Australian Grand Prix ( in Melbourne, with a convincing 22.2 second lead over McLaren (’s 2008 World Champion, Lewis Hamilton. (

The biggest surprise of the race was Renault’s Vitaly Petrov ( earning his first podium finish in a Formula 1 setting. Conversely, Sauber ( was disqualified after the race when Federation Internationale de l' Automobile ( (FIA) Scrutineers noticed their rear wing was in violation of a rule which states that “no part of [this] section in contact with the external air stream may have a local concave radius of curvature smaller than 100mm.”

With the Malaysian Grand Prix up next, fans will likely see a test of technology as teams try to catch the pace of the seemingly unstoppable Red Bull team, who won last year’s constructors championship.

Likewise, it will be an all-out battle of the drivers as this year’s rookies try to show they are a force to contend with.

Stay tuned for coverage of the Malaysian Gran Prix practice and race, less than one week away, right here on

04-26-2011, 08:56 AM
Kinda hopin they don't dominate anymore. I recently did some artwork for Rifat Sungkar he races for another brand so he's pretty much my favorite...if he's in this series I mean :) I get confused.

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