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Hats off to Sebastian Vettel and the Red Bull Racing team as they win the constructors' championship for the third time in a row after the U.S. Grand Prix.
David Coulthard Gives us the Inside Track on Austin Nov 16, 2012
Get ready for a wild ride around the new Austin circuit in this test drive with David Coulthard and exclusive POV clip shot ahead of the US Grand Prix.
Sebastian Vettel, the 25-year-old Red Bull Racing driver, will start his 100th grand prix when he lines up on the grid in Austin, Texas, on Sunday.
What a day as the Korean Grand Prix saw Sebastian Vettel take control from the start to win, and take the lead in the championship race for the first time in 2012.
- Kuala Lumpar, Malaysia
- MAR 23, 2012 at 12:00 AM
- MAR 25, 2012 at 11:59 PM
The state-of-the-art circuit, Sepang International Circuit was officially opened on March 9, 1999 having been completed in a record 14 months and with the recognition of its ultramodern facilities, it was given the honour to incorporate the F1 logo in its name.
Situated 85km from the Kuala Lumpur city centre it is ideally situated for world-class international events. With a length of 5.543 km, the track features 15 turns and 8 straights with access speeds of more than 300kph. Designed with thrill-seekers in mind there are ample opportunities for overtaking, ensuring action-packed races full of suspense.
In all, SIC can accommodate up to 130,000. The Main Grandstands and 18 air-conditioned Corporate Suites have a capacity of 32,000. The 1.3km long double frontage main grandstand presents a view of the circuit’s longest straight and was purposely constructed for comfort along the east-west alignment, to ensure shade from the sun’s glare at all times.
The heart of the circuit and focal point is the three-storey Pit Building, facing the grandstand. With 33 Pits, Race Control Room, Time Keeping Room, luxurious Paddock Clubs and Management Offices you'll struggle to find better anywhere in the world.
For more details go to Red Bull Racing