Sepang Internaitional Circuit

The Sepang Internaitional Circuit (SIC) is a racin circuit in Sepang, Selangor, Malaysie. It is the venue usied for the Formula Ane Malaysian Grand Prix, A1 Grand Prix as well as the Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix. It is an aa uised as a venue for mony ither major motorsport events.

Sepang International Circuit
Litar Antarabangsa Sepang
210px Sepang.svg
LocationSepang, Selangor, Malaysie
Time zoneUTC+08:00
Coordinates2°45′38″N 101°44′15″E / 2.76056°N 101.73750°E / 2.76056; 101.73750Coordinates: 2°45′38″N 101°44′15″E / 2.76056°N 101.73750°E / 2.76056; 101.73750
Capacity100,000
FIA Grade1
Brak grund1 November 1997; 22 years ago (1997-11-01)
Appened7 Mairch 1999; 21 years ago (1999-03-07)
AirchitectHermann Tilke
Major eventsFormula Ane
Malaysian Grand Prix (1999–2017)
FIM MotoGP
Malaysian Grand Prix (1999–present)
Malaysia Merdeka Endurance Race
Main Circuit (1999–present)
Lenth5.543 km (3.445 mi)
Turns15
Lap record1:34.080 (Germany Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari, 2017)
Wabsteidwww.malaysiangp.com.my
Sepang International Circuit Sdn Bhd
Govrenment-linked company
Foondit1997; 23 years ago (1997)
HeidquartersJalan Pekeliling, 64000 KLIA, Selangor, Malaysie
Key fowk
Mohamed Azman Yahya, Chairman
Ahmad Razlan Ahmad Razali, Chief Executive Officer
ParentMeenister o Finance Incorporated
Wabsteidwww.sepangcircuit.com

HeestoryEedit

The circuit wis designed bi German designer Hermann Tilke, who wad subsequently design the new facilities in Shanghai, Bahrain an Turkey.

LayootEedit

The main circuit, normally raced in a clockwise direction, is 5.54 kilometres lang, an is notit for its sweepin corners an wide straights.[1] The layoot is quite unusual, wi a very lang back straucht separatit frae the pit straucht bi juist ane very tight hairpin.

Ither configurations o the Sepang circuit can an aa be uised. The north circuit is an aa raced in a clockwise direction. It is basically the first hauf o the main circuit. The course turns back towards the pit straucht efter turn 6 an is 2.71 kilometres lang in tot.

The sooth circuit is the ither hauf o the racecourse. The back straucht o the main circuit becomes the pit straucht when the sooth circuit is in uise, an joins ontae turn 8 o the main circuit tae form a hairpin turn. An aa run clockwise, this circuit is 2.61 km in lenth.

Sepang Internaitional Circuit an aa features kart racin an motocross facilities.

NotesEedit

  1. "Sepang International Circuit Preview". www.forumula1.net. Retrieved 2008-03-20.

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