Malaysia is famous for its racing circuits where many International races take place during the year. Motor GP racing is yet another racing event commonly hosted in Malaysia, it sure is an attention grabber, especially if you are a bike rider and a racing fanatic.
The Sepang International Circuit is one of the most advanced circuits with modern facilities that was opened in 1999. The track is a massive 5,543 meters long with 15 corners and 8 straights with two high speed stretches. A highlighted feature of the track is that it is possible to split the track into two when necessary. Also, the track is equipped with 27 cameras allowing the race to be monitored in the control room. If you are worried about accommodation options, there are plenty of luxury hotels like AVANI Sepang Goldcoast Resort in the vicinity, so take your pick!
Grand Prix Motorcycle Racing
Starting back in the 20th century, Motor GP racing has taken the world by storm. It is a racing event that will leave you excited from start to finish. In 2012 the IFM received applications from 16 new teams to join in the fun. If you are looking for things to do in Sepang, why not give head over to the track to watch this amazing race?
The race is divided into categories for different types of motorcycles. The vehicles are categorised based on engine size, a separate category for sidecars and other individual motorcycle models. Bike brands like Honda, Suzuki, and Yamaha come forward with their unique models and well-trained racers to take part in the competition.
Other interesting facts
Made up of three columns, the starting grid will include 20 riders, the positions on the grid are determined in descending order deduced by the speed at which riders’ race during the qualifying rounds. This means that the rider with the fastest speed recorded will be on the first pole. The race is approximately 45 minutes long without any pit stops in the middle or a change of tyres.
Filled with wanderlust that seeks to explore distant shores and captivated by the colors and vibrancy of exotic cultures, Kanya Mae writes on the beautiful, exciting, and enchanting wonders of the world. She is a writer who not only has a passion for travel, but also has a background in fashion, art and media. Google+