Experience F1 like never before!
Sepang International Circuit (SIC) has incorporated new world-class entertainment and attractions at the 2015 Formula 1 PETRONAS Malaysia Grand Prix – in making the 17th edition the most spectacular in its history. Offering tickets from as low as RM80, Sepang hosts Round 2 of the 2015 Formula 1 PETRONAS Malaysia Grand Prix from 27th – 29th March.
The excitement kicks off in the Kuala Lumpur city centre with the Malaysian Grand Prix Gala 2015 featuring The Jacksons on 26th March (Thursday). Held at the Plenary Hall at KLCC Convention Centre, the Gala will feature a concert open to the public – with tickets starting from as low as RM390.
What can you look forward to with just one race ticket?
Here’s the lowdown:
1. A Giant Ferris Wheel
Located at the heart of the circuit, it’ll allow you to view the race from 50ft above and provide the perfect message that a carnival is in town in support of the world’s biggest motorsports event – giving the fans combined entertainment in the form of motor racing and a host of carnival activities next weekend in Sepang.
Concurrent to the opening of the track activities on 27th March (Friday), the F1 Carnival opens its doors as well. Meanwhile, on Saturday and Sunday (28th and 29th March), the F1 Carnival will be complemented by a host of other extreme-style activities at designated zones around the circuit called the Xtrack – from drifting to karting to rallying.
3. F1 Carnival & F1 Village
Fun activities lined up under the F1 Carnival umbrella include ‘The Haunted House” for the brave of heart, an Inflatable Olympic Course and a Cool Zone water games area for the children, a host of carnival games and street performances around the Mall Area and a wide choice of F&B outlets.
Fans can also enjoy themselves at the “F1 Village”, a dedicated retail area where they can get exclusive Formula 1 team merchandise and includes a fully air-conditioned game zone with F1 simulators for them to show off their skills and win great prizes. It will also house a unique bazaar of interesting motorsports-themed and team merchandise for the fans’ shopping pleasure.
4. The Pit Walk
Among the highlights of Friday’s programme will also be an educational Pit Walk where the first 1,500 fans will be allowed to have a close view of the pit garages. The guests will have an opportunity to get a rare experience and see what goes on behind the scenes at the team garages and even take photographs with the cars, teams, and possibly the attending drivers as well.
While track action will open with the second of the 2 support races – the Malaysian Championship Series (MCS) formerly known as the Malaysian Super Series (MSS) and the newly-launched TCR International Series, the F1 carnival and its supporting activities will commence as early as 9am before a host of exciting activities in the official off-track programme starts free only for F1 ticket holders.
5. Drivers’ Autograph Session
The hugely popular one-hour Drivers’ Autograph Session is scheduled from 11am for an exclusive meet-and-greet with the F1 drivers. Fans will not just have the opportunity to get up close and personal with their racing idols but also get them to autograph their personal memorabilia and posters.
6. Press Con & M&G With The K-Pop Groups
Come Saturday and Sunday (28th and 29th March), fans can also relax in front of the Main Stage at the Mall Area and enjoy a host of performances throughout the 2 days starring top local DJ acts, local performers as well as dance performers. On Race Day (29th March), the Main Stage in the Mall Area will see star power from 12pm with a special press conference and meet-and-greet session for lucky winners with the K-Pop idol groups from the After-Race Concert – SNSD Girls’ Generation and SHINee.
7. Drivers’ Parade
90 minutes before the race, the 22 competing drivers will be formally introduced to the spectators as they are paraded around the 5,543-metre track in an open-top bus. This will be followed by the starting grid presentation where fans can join Malaysia’s jazz queen Datuk Sheila Majid in delivering the National Anthem.
Most importantly, unlike the past few years, they’ll starting this year’s race at 3pm, and the contest will run for 56 laps and is to finish by 5pm.
8. The F1 After-Race Concert
That would immediately be followed by the After-Race Concert at the SIC Helipad, which will feature top K-Pop groups SNSD Girls’ Generation and SHINee as the joint main act. For the first time, the concert will be open to all ticket holders at no extra charge. The concert will also start earlier with gates opening at 4:30pm and estimated to end by 8pm, to enable families with young children to better enjoy the race and the entertainment programme lined up.
So be sure to hurry to grab your F1 ticket! With just one ticket, you can experience a thrilling race, the exciting after-race concert, and enjoy the F1 Carnival activities and the adrenaline rush of the Xtrack, besides being rewarded with great promotions with One Ticket Unlimited benefits.
If you asked us, it’s value for money like never before ;)
Ticket prices begin from RM80 – with tickets ranging from RM340 to RM1,770 for seats in the Main Grandstand, RM440 for the Tower, RM280 to RM660 for Grandstands F and K1, and RM80 to RM160 for Hillstand tickets. Tickets can be purchased online here or by calling the ticket hotline at 603-8778 2222.
They can also be purchased at SIC’s promotional kiosk at Nu Sentral, KLCC, and Paradigm Mall.
For more information, visit their official website.