The 2017 Malaysia Championship Series (MCS) enters its second round at Sepang International Circuit (SIC) recently; offering an action packed programme together with the inclusion of three prestigious international series in the three-day schedule, featuring top racing drivers, teams and classy racing machines.
While the Blancpain GT Series Asia, Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo Asia plus the China Formula Masters Series will be commencing their 2017 season with regards to their opening rounds with the Malaysian track, the Touring Car Series in Asia (TCSA) is resuming battle for Round 3 and 4 after completing its initial couple of rounds earlier recently with the opening round from the MCS.
“Die-hard fans can anticipate a feast of motor racing actions this weekend in Sepang. Were attracting some of the finest international series, the top drivers and racing teams with the region as an element of our continual initiative to advertise motorsports affinity for Malaysia. We’d like to welcome fans to join us within the circuit to enjoy the presentation,” SIC Chief Executive Officer Dato’ Razlan Razali said within a media statement today.
Fans can catch the many actions and like the entire three-day event without cost on the Main Grandstand as SIC continues its efforts to advertise motorsport one of many masses.
“To be nearer to those things, fans can get the special Paddock Passes at RM85, which could permit them the means to access Paddock and to the covered roof-top of our own pit building and have an aerial examine what,” Dato’ Razlan said, adding which the passes will likely be sold in the paddock entrance.
“We also are selling season paddock passes in the process, that can allow fans to affix us on the paddock for a lot of our prestigious national championships including the Sepang 1000 Kilometer Endurance Race along with the Sepang 12 Hours,” he added.
The 2017 Blancpain GT Series Asia is dependant on the thouroughly tested British GT Championship format, recognised as among the best national GT series worldwide. It should bring together GT3, GT4 and GTC machinery. To own for six rounds, the series features two drivers towards a car as well as 60-minute endurance races for each and every round.
After Sepang, the series moves to Chang International Circuit in Buriram Thailand before proceeding to Suzuka International Circuit and Fuji Speedway in Japan, Shanghai International Circuit in China before closing in Zhejiang Circuit, China in October.
Like the Blancpain GT Series Asia, the five-legged one-make Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo race would also have two races with Race 1 scheduled on Saturday and Race 2 on Sunday within similar one-hour endurance format. After Sepang, the series would also move to Buriram, Thailand; to Suzuka and Fuji in Japan before closing in Shanghai in September.
The single-seater Formula Masters Series returns to Sepang after two successful sessions of pre-season testing which it had conducted earlier in February and March in the Malaysian F1 track. The series features aspiring young drivers from the region as they quite simply chase dreams being Formula 1 drivers. To own for five rounds, the series is co-hosted as support races of major motorsport events to maximize exposure for that teams and young drivers.
After a vibrant opening two rounds, the TCSA is back in Sepang because of its next two rounds; promising another two rounds of thrilling actions. Round 5 and 6 are likewise staged in Sepang prior to a series proceeds to Mexico to the closing rounds C two rounds at Inje Speedium plus the final 2 races on the Korea International Circuit.
For the MCS, Round 2 will feature free practice and qualifying sessions on Friday prior to being then a one-hour endurance Race 1 on Saturday and yet another endurance battle for Race 2 on Sunday.
Fans may also catch the race action via live streaming at SIC Official Facebook. Or along with this, they’re able to benefit from the actions live at the circuit.
RACE PROGRAMME C ROUND 2?
Friday, 7 April 2017
0930 hrs C 1000 hrs Formula Masters Series Free Practice (30 min)
1015 hrs C 1115 hrs Lamborghini Super Trofeo Free Practice (1 hour)
1130 hrs C 1200hrs Touring Car Series In Asia Free Practice 1 (30 min)
1215 hrs C 1300 hrs Blancpain GT Series Asia Free Practice (45 min)
1430 hrs C 1500 hrs Malaysia Championship Series Free Practice (30 min)
1515 hrs C 1530 hrs Formula Masters Series Qualifying 1 (15 min)
1535 hrs C 1550 hrs Formula Masters Series Qualifying 2 (15 min)
1605 hrs C 1650 hrs Blancpain GT Series Asia Free Practice 2 (45 min)
1705 hrs C 1735 hrs Touring Car Series In Asia Free Practice 2 (30 min)
1750 hrs C 1805 hrs Lamborghini Super Trofeo Qualifying 1 (15 min)
1815 hrs C 1830 hrs Lamborghini Super Trofeo Qualifying 2 (15min)
1840 hrs C 1910 hrs Malaysia Championship Series Qualifying (30 min)
Saturday, 8 August 2017
0815 hrs C 0845 hrs Blancpain GT Series Asia Free Practice 3 (30 min)
0910 hrs C 0940 hrs Formula Masters Series Race 1 (25 min)
0955 hrs C 1025 hrs Touring Car Series In Asia Qualifying (30 min)
1040 hrs C 1055 hrs Blancpain GT Series Asia Qualifying 1 (15 min)
1105 hrs C 1120 hrs Blancpain GT Series Asia Qualifying 2 (15 min)
1230 hrs C 1325 hrs Lamborghini Super Trofeo Race 1 (50 minutes plus leader)
1415 hrs C 1445 hrs Touring Car Series In Asia Race 1 (10 laps)
1510 hrs C 1615 hrs Blancpain GT Series Asia Race 1 (One hour plus leader)
1640 hrs C 1710 hrs Formula Masters Series Race 2 (25 min)
1735 hrs C 1840 hrs Malaysia Championship Series Race 1 (An hour plus leader)
Sunday, 9 April 2017
1000 hrs C 1020 hrs Formula Master China Series Race 3 (15 min)
1050 hrs C 1120 hrs Touring Car Series In Asia Race 2 (10 laps)
1145 hrs C 1250 hrs Blancpain GT Series Asia Race 2 (60 minute plus leader)
1410 hrs C 1505 hrs Lamborghini Super Trofeo Race 2 (50 minutes plus leader)
1530 hrs C 1600 hrs Formula Masters Series Race 4 (25 min)
1625 hrs C 1730 hrs Malaysia Championship Series Race 2 (60 minutes plus leader)