Malaysia’s Sepang International Racing circuit is one of the bigger names in the motorsport. Set outside of Kuala Lumpur, offering back stage access to areas normally restricted for visitors is a unique means to satisfy true motor fans’ wishes.
Living in the fast lane! If a fast-paced lifestyle may give you an adrenaline rush, Sepang should be able to quench your thirst for speed. Away from a more corporate approach of moving forward, the racing circuit of Sepang has drawn a crowd year in, year out since its opening in 1999. Home of the internationally renowned Formula One races, the tracks can now fulfil everyone’s dream of feeling the atmosphere as you follow in the slipstream of actual F1 racers. Situated south of Kuala Lumpur, within a stone’s throw from the international airport, Sepang International Circuit has launched various experiences for the avid speed seeker. Driven by horse power and the will to better your performance lap by lap, this exploration of Sepang’s meticulously maintained asphalted grounds, grid and pit stop areas can be yours to conquer after the pros have left the track and move to new speeding grounds. Get behind the scenes where experts who live the dream of becoming the Fast and the Furious character out of you with this exhilarating touring option for the whole family.With its out-of-town location, guests may expect transfer times between Kuala Lumpur city centre and the holy grounds of the Malaysian motor sport industry up to 50 minutes. Situated right next to the International Airport, the Sepang International Race circuit has long been a part of the Formula One caravan where the big names in this fast-moving sport have left their marks and tire tracks. Alongside the Formula 1, major other racing events are regularly held on these grounds, including MotoGP and sub categories of this popular branch of motor sport. Afinados may feel the roaring sounds of motors revving up once they arrive at the meeting point for an exclusive behind-the-scene tour of Sepang. Guided by employees who know all the corners, procedures and have met the big (ger) names in the sport will explain the procedures on how races are managed. The 1.5 hour takes guests in the inner sanctum of this racing paradise: walk along the Grand Stand, take a peek in the corporate suites, the race control room and the paddock area. Also important areas, hardly seen on televisions such as the media room and the time keeping room are yours to explore. The enclosed National Automobile Museum is part of the racing circuit and before ending your tour, get your picture take at the actual podium where many have popped champagne and celebrated their victory.On top of this all, before making your way back to Kuala Lumpur, guests will even catch a glimpse of one of the most exclusive suites on Sepang, reserved only for royalties and foreign dignitaries. It is time to head back to Kuala Lumpur (approximately 50 minutes by car, depending on traffic conditions) and to your accommodation.