Sepang Internaitional Circuit

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Sepang International Circuit
Litar Antarabangsa Sepang
File:Sepang International Circuit logo.png
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
FIA Grade1
Brak grund1 November 1997; 26 years ago (1997-11-01)
Appened7 Mairch 1999; 25 years ago (1999-03-07)
AirchitectHermann Tilke
Major eventsFormula Ane
Malaysian Grand Prix (1999–2017)
Malaysian Grand Prix (1999–present)
Malaysia Merdeka Endurance Race
Main Circuit (1999–present)
Lenth5.543 km (3.445 mi)
Lap record1:34.080 (Germany Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari, 2017)
Sepang International Circuit Sdn Bhd
Govrenment-linked company
Foondit1997; 27 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

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.

Heestory[eedit | eedit soorce]

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

Layoot[eedit | eedit soorce]

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.

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Sepang International Circuit Preview". Retrieved 20 Mairch 2008.

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