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2015 Formula 1 Grand Prix Malaysia - Sepang Circuit

Sepang Circuit

2015 Formula 1 Grand Prix Malaysia

First included in the Formula 1 World Championship in 1999, the Malaysian Grand Prix is now one of the first races of the year.

The Sepang International Circuit which has seen many teams racing unsuccesfully through the double hairpin bend at the first corner in order to obtain a position. The race this year will be of no exception in singling out the most outstanding of the world's best F1 drivers.

This year concert will feature the great Artist Lenny Kravitz after the Race on 29 March 2015. It's his first time performing in Malaysia.

Venue of the Concert: Helipad, SIC - 5.00PM on 29 March 2015.

 

 


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Events

Friday 27 March 2015

  • Practice 1
  • Practice 2

Saturday 28 March 2015

  • Practice 3
  • Qualifying

Sunday 29 March 2015

  • Race
  • After Race Concert

Getting there

Air

The Sepang circuit is located 10 minutes from the main airport of the country: Kuala Lumpur International Airport. Shuttle bus or car rental are available at the Airport.

Road

The circuit is connected via major highways and expressways. It takes 1 hour to get to the circuit from Kuala Lumpur (bus, car or taxi).

Train

 There is the KLIA Ekspres train for fast access to the Airport from the main train station in Kuala Lumpur, 35 RM one way, 28 minutes.

 

More information can be found on the Sepang circuit website: http://www.sepangcircuit.com/node/22


Facts

  • Race Date: 30 Mar 2014
  • Circuit Name: Sepang International Circuit
  • Architect:  Hermann Tilke
  • FIA Grade: 1
  • Opened: 7 March 1999
  • First Grand Prix: 1999
  • Turns: 15
  • Number of Laps: 56
  • Circuit Length: 5.543 km
  • Race Distance: 310.408 km
  • Lap Record: 1:34.223 - JP Montoya (2004)

The question of running the race at night at been asked but the Circuit Chef Executive says he prefer the race during daytime. Having the race at night would greatly increase the cost of the show and heavy rain could also be a problem.

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