Everything you need to know about the Malaysia Grand Prix

The latest round of the Formula One Championship heads to Malaysia in what could be a pivotal weekend in the race for the title.

Venue: Kuala Lumpur

Weather Forecast: The forecast for Friday is possible showers early on but more sun than cloud throughout the afternoon. Saturday and Sunday are both expected to be fine, although there is more cloud developing on Sunday afternoon with the risk of showers. Temperature highs will range from 30 to 33 degrees, lows will not fall below 26 to 24 degrees.

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: Hard, Medium, Soft


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


Last five winners in Malaysia


2015: Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari)

2014: Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)

2013: Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull)

2012: Fernando Alonso (Ferrari)

2011: Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull)

Broadcast schedule:

(All times are HKT)

Friday, 30th September

Practice 1 – 09:55-11:30

Practice 2 – 13:55-15:30

Saturday, 1st October

Practice 3 – 13:55-15:00

Qualifying – 16:30-18:30

Sunday, 2nd October

Main Race – 14:30-17:30

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