|1. The Sepang International circuit is located in Sepang, Malaysia, approximately 40km south of the capital Kuala Lumpur.
2. The track was designed by Hermann Tilke and opened in 1999. It is considered as one of the most technical circuits in the world.
3. GP2 has raced in Sepang twice, in 2012 and 2013.
4. The weather conditions, with frequent storms, temperatures above 30º and more than 80% relative humidity, are very challenging for the drivers.
5. The circuit features 15 corners: 10 right-hand and 5 left-hand.
6. In Sepang the pit-lane is 425m long. It is one of the longest in the GP2 championship.
7. In 2013, Racing Engineering’s driver Fabio Leimer began the season by winning the first race in Sepang and ended up wining the championship.
8. Sepang is tough on tires because of its abrasive surface, hard braking and the diverse type of corners.
9. In Sepang, the Kuala Lumpur and Penang straights really stand out with 950m and 870m respectively, which are almost parallel and are joined by a tight corner of 35m in radius.10. The first two corners are slow and critical: a very closed hairpin and then a blind downhill corner.