F1 Fansite

F1 News

Magnussen in Malaysia to see son’s second race

Posted on by
Kevin Magnussen talks to the media
Kevin Magnussen talks to the media
Magnussen in Malaysia to see sons second race

Kevin Magnussen in the garage

Jan Magnussen will be in Malaysia this weekend.

The former McLaren and Stewart driver missed his son Kevin’s sensational podium on debut in Melbourne because he was racing a sports car on the other side of the world.

However, the 40-year-old Dane – who became a father at the tender age of 19 – will be at Sepang to watch Magnussen jr, 21, race a McLaren for the second time.

“Being 6000 miles away watching the race was not a lot of fun,” he admitted. “I do not want to do that too often.”

Magnussen admitted the speed of Kevin’s rise to the F1 podium, a feat he never achieved himself in his 25 starts, was surprising.

“He was good immediately but what is most impressive is how he developed and how he keeps getting better and keeps finding ways to improve,” he said.

“For the last couple of years he was extremely fast. The biggest change is how he is using his head and making things happen,” Jan Magnussen added.

As for this weekend at Sepang, “I can’t wait to be there to watch him,” Kevin’s father admitted.

Please share this article & subscribe to our FREE weekly F1 Newsletter

PinIt

Latest F1 News posts:

See older posts in our F1 News Archive »

Free F1 Newsletter

Early Booking Discounts on F1 Tickets

Buy F1 tickets cheaper at F1-Fansite.com '14 & '15 Formula 1 Season Early Booking Discounts are:
F1 Grand Prix
Discount

Book F1 Tickets USA F1 GP USA Available Book Now
Book F1 Tickets Singapore F1 GP Singapore Available
Book Now
Book F1 Tickets Spanish F1 GP Spain 2015 -20%
Book Now
Book F1 Tickets Monaco F1 GP Monaco '15 Available
Book Now
Book F1 Tickets Canadian F1 GP Canada '15 Available Book Now
Book F1 Tickets Austria F1 GP Austria '15 Available Book Now
Book F1 Tickets Austria F1 GP Hungary '15 -25% Book Now
Buy F1 MerchandiseBuy F1 Merchandise of your favourite driver or team.
Online Broker Compare