10 Apr '11, 7pm

Battle for home fans' hearts: The split has led to a legal battle between Fernandes' team and Proton - who own B...

SEPANG - It is one of the most punishing races on the calendar, with the searing conditions inflicting a huge toll on the drivers, and if Friday's experience at Sepang was anything to go by, then the 2011 Malaysian Grand Prix looks set to test the physical fitness of the principal actors to the limit in the second act of this year's Formula 1 season. At least it will match the intensity of the duel between the three teams with local ties here, which has divided loyalties in Malaysia. When Air Asia boss Tony Fernandes launched Team Lotus - they made their Formula 1 debut last year - he wanted to use the outfit to unite a nation. The cars carried the government's 1Malaysia slogan, but the rallying cry seems to have been drowned out after local carmakers Proton withdrew their support and decided to back Lotus Renault this season. The split has led to a legal battle between Fe...

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