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MH370 tragedy casts pall over Malaysian GP

Malaysia will host the most sombre race in its 15-year F1 history as the mystifying MH370 plane tragedy overshadows an incident-packed start to the season. With aggrieved Champions Red Bull this week issuing a veiled threat to quit, and new rules prompting an immediate shift in the pecking order, Formula One has rarely been so eventful. But the initial focus will be off the track as Malaysia mourns the 239 people aboard ill-fated Flight MH370, with planes and ships scouring the treacherous Indian Ocean for wreckage. The Sepang racetrack is geographically close to Kuala Lumpur's international airport, where the Malaysia Airlines flight took off on 8 March and vanished from radar screens...
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