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The Sepang International Circuit is Malaysia's 'Home of Motorsport'. Designed by famous circuit designer Hermann Tilke, SIC was opened in 1999 at a cost of £50 million with construction being completed in just 14 months. With a length of 5.543 km, the track features 15 turns and 8 straights providing overtaking opportunities and maximum acceleration, to ensure a race full of suspense and excitement. In total, the track can accommodate up to 130,000 spectators at a time and with Malaysian riders being represented in both MotoGP and Moto2, you can be sure for an incredible atmosphere from the passionate local fans.
With the unpredictable weather, which can be anything between a heatwave and a monsoon, the Malaysian MotoGP is always an exciting race which can throw up some unexpected results. The race in 2018 saw Valentino Rossi crash out, Marc Marquez finish first following a 6 place grid penalty and Alex Rins achieve his equal best finish of the season in second.
Located close to Kuala Lumpur’s city centre, the circuit is well provided with transport options and offers quality facilities