Sepang’s Renowned International Circuit – A Seamless Racetrack

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The venue for the Formula One Malaysian Grand Prix, Sepang International Circuit, is a state-of-the-art race track. Found in Sepeng, Selangor, Malaysia, the racetrack has been the venue for major motorsport events. Here’s a little more information on the race track if you’re interested in dropping by!

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Postmortem at Russian WikipediaSepang tribune, marked as public domain, more details on Wikimedia Commons

History

The iconic racetrack 37 minutes from Avani Sepang Goldcoast Resort was designed by a German designer, Hermann Tilke. On 7th March 1999, the circuit was inaugurated by the 4th Prime Minister of Malaysia. The very first Formula One Petronas Malaysian Grand Prix took place in 1999 at the circuit.

Architecture

The circuit covers 260 hectares, and the track is 5,543 metres long. In order to retain the scenic appearance, 5000 palm trees were planted. A unique feature of the circuit is that it can be split into two circuits when required!

Facilities

If you are looking to step out of your Sepang hotel and go exploring, then the International Circuit has plenty of fun things for you to engage in. If you’re looking for an adrenaline rush with your friends, the right place to visit would be the Sepang International Circuit as they provide activities such as Go-karting, paintball and a circuit tour. The guided tour fives you an in-depth understanding about the workings of the motorsport industry and what it really takes to create a world-class sporting event.

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Tony Ng, Super GT 2012 @ Sepang Circuit – panoramioCC BY-SA 3.0

Events and merchandise

Numerous events are lined up for the year, which you can see in more detail on the official website. Merchandise can also be looked up on the website.

Auburn Silver is a travel writer who has a passion for fashion and a deep interest in admiring new and exotic attractions around the world. Google+

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