Everything you need to know about the Malaysian Grand Prix

Formula One heads to Malaysia and Sepang for the last time in a while as Lewis Hamilton looks to extend his championship lead.

Venue: Kuala Lumpur

Weather Forecast: The forecast for Friday includes afternoon thunderstorms, while Saturday and Sunday are both expected to be fine, with a chance of showers. Temperatures will peak at 32 degrees, with lows of around 25 degrees expected.

Circuit: Sepang International Circuit


Laps: 56

Track length: 5.543km

Race distance: 310.408km

Lap record: 1:34.223 (Juan Pablo Montoya, 2004)

Tyre allocation: Medium, Soft, Supersoft

DRS Zones: Zone 1 – Back straight, Zone 2 – Main straight


Last five winners in Malaysia

2016: Daniel Ricciardo (Red Bull)
2015: Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari)
2014: Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)
2013: Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull)
2012: Fernando Alonso (Ferrari)

Broadcast schedule:(All times are HKT)

Friday, 29th September
Practice 1 – 10:55-12:35
Practice 2 – 14:55-16:35

Saturday, 30th September
Practice 3 – 13:55-15:05
Qualifying – 16:30-18:30

Sunday, 1st October
Main Race – 14:00-17:45

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