Formula BMW Pacific – Through the Lens Part 2

A view of the main straight at the Sepang International Circuit. The trio of Daniil Kvyat, Carlos Sainz Jr. and Michael Lewis of Team Eurointernational lead the train of cars under braking into Turn 1.

Continuing from the the 1st part of the series, Part 2 brings more photos from last weekend’s Formula BMW Pacific at the Sepang International Circuit. Formula BMW is definitely an important step for aspiring young drivers and we could be watching a glimpse of the future superstars battling it out for the title. It has produced many excellent driving talents, with 7 of the current Formula 1 drivers such as Sebastian Vettel, Nico Rosberg, Nico Hulkenberg, Sebastien Buemi, Bruno Senna, Adrian Sutil and Timo Glock graduated from the series.

Carlos Sainz Jr. (above) heading into Turn 9 with the K2 Grandstand in the background.

Indonesian Dustin Sofyan forms one out of the four driver lineup for Team Meritus.

On the grid. Two spectators can be seen standing on top of the pit building waiting for the start of the race.

Off to the formation lap. The amount of heat generated by the 140 bhp, in-line, four-cylinder engines can be seen clearly in this photo.

Russian Daniil Kvyat (above) and teammate American Michael Lewis (below) lead the way for Team Eurointernational.

Malaysia’s Calvin Wong from Team PETRONAS Mofaz Racing negotiates Turn 2 followed by Dustin Sofyan from Team Meritus. Another Malaysian, Nabil Jeffri driving for Team Eurasia Motorsport heads into Turn 1 in the background.

Daniil Kvyat leads the field into Turn 1.

Michael Lewis delighted with a 2nd place finish in Race 4.

Thailand’s Pasin Lathouras driving for Team Meritus.

Calvin Wong from PETRONAS Mofaz Racing finishes in 3rd place in Race 3.

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