MAS - MALAYSIA
SEPANG
Description  
Location Sepang
SGR - Selangor - Penisola Malese / Malay Peninsula
Location  
Latitude - Longitude + 2°45'37"     +101°44'12"
2.760278     101.736667
UTM Coordinates X = 804287.523  -  Y = 305446.184  -  Zone 47N
Aerial photo / Map (*) Aerial photo / Map (*) OpenStreetMap  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Google Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Bing Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Flash Earth  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Wikimapia
Altitude AMSL 43 m - 141 ft
Inauguration 1999
Closing  
Designer Tilke
Hermann Tilke
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) English World Motor Racing Circuits: A Spectator’s Guide (page 162)Author: Peter Higham, Bruce Jones - Published by: Andre Deutsch - year: 1999 - ISBN: 0-233-99619-2
Description
(2) English ForumForum --> Chat in English --> Aerials of circuits [ENG]
(3) Japanese supergt.net/supergt/circuit
(4) English supergt.net/supergt/circuit/indexen.htm
(5) English www.malaysiangp.com.my/tracks.htm
(6) Italian Autosprint 9/2000 (page 16)FIA changes measuring measuring system: new official lenght

(*) NOTE: a complete and detailed view of the circuit can be found (if available) on Street View by Google Maps and/or Bird's Eye and 3D views by Bing Maps for Enterprise (former Microsoft Virtual Earth): both can be reached using their own link in Aerial photo / Map cell.

(**) For on-line not-English speaking sources, click on each small flag and you open the corresponding Google Translator page with automatic translation.

Motocross Track
Description  
Years  
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit  
Type Motocross
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page July 24th 2002
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  

Kart Track
Description  
Years  
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit  
Type Kart track
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page March 23rd 2006
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 1247  m 4091  ft 0.775  mi   (5)
Width 10  m 33  ft      (5)

Sepang
Description  
Years 1999÷...
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit YES
Type Permanent
Inauguration 1999
Closing  
Last update of this page July 24th 2002
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Pangkor Laut Chicane - Langkawi Curve - Genting Curve - KLIA Curve - Berjaya Tioman Corner - Kenyir Lake Corner - Sunway Lagoon Corner - Panang Straight - Kuala Lumpur Straight
length 2706  m 8878  ft 1.681  mi North Course (5)
length 2609  m 8560  ft 1.621  mi South Course (5)
length 5542  m 18182  ft 3.444  mi Official track length until 1999 (in 2000 FIA changed measuring system) (1)
length 5543  m 18186  ft 3.444  mi Official track length from 2000, when FIA changed measuring system (track unchanged) (5)
length 5557  m 18232  ft 3.453  mi Temporary track length (beginning of 2000), when FIA was changing measuring system (track unchanged) (6)
Min width 16  m 52  ft      (5)
Straight length 927.543  m 3043  ft 0.576  mi Longest straight (5)





Updates
Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
May 8th 2007     Guido de Carli     Update Description
March 23rd 2006 Kart Track   Guido de Carli     New Description
March 23rd 2006 Motocross Track   Guido de Carli     New Description
March 23rd 2006   1999÷... Guido de Carli     Update Description
September 21st 2005     Guido de Carli     Update Description
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