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Top statistics from the Malaysian GP

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Top statistics from the Malaysian GP
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Translated by: Rachit Thukral
Sep 28, 2017, 7:50 AM

Malaysia will host its last F1 race this weekend at the Sepang International Circuit. Here are some important statistics and figures from this South Asian race.

Data and facts:

Race Malaysian GP
Venue Sepang
Track Sepang International Circuit
Length of track 5,543 km
Race distance 56 Laps / 310.408 Kilometers
Direction of travel Clockwise direction
Turns 15 (5 left, 10 right)
Throttle percentage 73%
Top-speed 316 km/h
Pole position Right sie
Lap Record (Race) 1m34.233s  - Juan Pablo Montoya / Williams / 2004
Lap record (absolute) 1m32.582 minutes - Fernando Alonso / Renault / 2005

Timetable:

  Date Time IST
1. Training 29.09.2017 11:00-12:30 at 08:30-10:00 AM
2. Training 29.09.2017 15:00-16:30 at  12:30-2:00 PM
3. Training 30.09.2017 14:00-15:00 at  11:30-12:30
Qualifying 30.09.2017 17:00-18:00 at  2:30-3:30
Race 01.10.2017 15:00 at  12:30

Statistics 2016:

Fastest time: Practice 1 1m35,227s - Nico Rosberg / Mercedes
Fastest time: Prace 2 1m34.944s - Lewis Hamilton / Mercedes
Fastest time: 3. Training 1m34.434s - Lewis Hamilton / Mercedes
Fastest Time: Qualifying Q1 1m34,444s - Lewis Hamilton / Mercedes
Fastest Time: Qualifying Q2 1m33,046s - Lewis Hamilton / Mercedes
Fastest Time: Qualifying Q3 1m32,850s - Lewis Hamilton / Mercedes
Fastest Lap Of The Race 1m36,424s - Nico Rosberg / Mercedes
Winner Daniel Ricciardo / Red Bull Racing
Total duration of the race 1hr37m12.776s
Average 191.584 km/h
Lead

2.443s

Podium

1. Daniel Ricciardo / Red Bull Racing

2. Max Verstappen / Red Bull Racing

3. Nico Rosberg / Mercedes

Change in lead 4
Overtakes 33
Pit stops 44
Full results Link

Previous winners & podium finishers:

Year 1. 2. 3.
2016 Daniel Ricciardo Max Verstappen Nico Rosberg
2015 Sebastian Vettel Lewis Hamilton Nico Rosberg
2014 Lewis Hamilton Nico Rosberg Sebastian Vettel
2013 Sebastian Vettel Mark Webber Lewis Hamilton
2012 Fernando Alonso Sergio Perez Lewis Hamilton

Previous pole-sitters & fastest lap setters:

Year Pole-Position Fastest Lap
2016 Lewis Hamilton Nico Rosberg
2015 Lewis Hamilton Nico Rosberg
2014 Lewis Hamilton Lewis Hamilton
2013 Sebastian Vettel Sergio Perez
2012 Lewis Hamilton Kimi Raikkonen
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Ferrari's Eddie Irvine won the first ever Malaysian Grand Prix in 1999

Ferrari's Eddie Irvine won the first ever Malaysian Grand Prix in 1999
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Sepang has hosted 18 Malaysian GPs till date. This year's race will be the 19th one.

Sepang has hosted 18 Malaysian GPs till date. This year's race will be the 19th one.
2/14

Photo by: Hazrin Yeob Men Shah

Sebastian Vettel is the most successful driver at Sepang, having won four time (thrice with Red Bull and once with Ferrari)

Sebastian Vettel is the most successful driver at Sepang, having won four time (thrice with Red Bull and once with Ferrari)
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In 2003 a very young Fernando Alonso achieved his first pole position in Malaysia

In 2003 a very young Fernando Alonso achieved his first pole position in Malaysia
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A day later he scored his very first podium finish

A day later he scored his very first podium finish
5/14

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Speaking of podiums, Schumacher tops the charts with five visits to the rostrum

Speaking of podiums, Schumacher tops the charts with five visits to the rostrum
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Photo by: Ferrari Media Center

Hamilton, Vettel and Alonso have four podium each. One of those could equal Schumacher's tally

Hamilton, Vettel and Alonso have four podium each. One of those could equal Schumacher's tally
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Schumacher, however, remains the unmistakable leader when it comes to pole positions (five)

Schumacher, however, remains the unmistakable leader when it comes to pole positions (five)
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Hamilton currently has four poles at Sepang and could equal the German legend's record

Hamilton currently has four poles at Sepang and could equal the German legend's record
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Kimi Raikkonen (pictured) and Hamilton have two fastest laps each at Sepang

Kimi Raikkonen (pictured) and Hamilton have two fastest laps each at Sepang
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Ricciardo won last year's Malaysian GP despite starting from fourth on the grid

Ricciardo won last year's Malaysian GP despite starting from fourth on the grid
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Raikkonen won the 2003 edition from seventh on the grid. No other driver has won this by qualifying lower than Raikkonen

Raikkonen won the 2003 edition from seventh on the grid. No other driver has won this by qualifying lower than Raikkonen
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Hamilton was comfortable leading the last year's race, before his engine blew up.

Hamilton was comfortable leading the last year's race, before his engine blew up.
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Hamilton's titles hopes took a severe blow as Nico Rosberg was able to recover from his first lap incident to finish third

Hamilton's titles hopes took a severe blow as Nico Rosberg was able to recover from his first lap incident to finish third
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Series Formula 1
Event Malaysian GP
Location Sepang International Circuit
Author Stefan Ehlen