Formula 1 - Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia
The first ever formula One Race at the sepang international circuit was held in the year 1999,this event also saw the return of Michael Schumacher after his absence due to leg injury sustained at that years British Grand Prix.
Since 2001,the Formula 1 races at the Malaysian grand prix has been moved to the begining of the schedule from the end.The races at this circuit has seen a lot of action on and off the track,with heavy storm one minute and the heat the next.The conditions in the yaer 2001 were so bad that the two Ferrari's of Michael Schumacher and Rubens Barrichello spun at the same corner.This type of condition add spice at the sepang racing circuit.
All The Formula 1 drivers love the sepang international circuit as it is one of the most technical circuits in the Formula One.The track is also wide and perfect for overtaking and the Malaysia's distinct atmosphere add to this to make it an unique experience in Formula One Race.
Michael Schumacher and Fernando Alonso has been the most successful drivers at the sepang formula 1 international circuit,Both have won the race here on three occasions.Michael Schumacher winning in the year 2000,2001 and in 2004.While Fernando Alonso winning in the year 2005,2007 and 2012.
Sepang Circuit - Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia
Circuit Name -- Sepang International Circuit
First Grand prix -- 1999
No of Laps -- 56
Circuit Length -- 5.543 Km
Race Distance -- 310.408 Km
Lap Record -- 1:34.223 - J.P Montoya(2004)