All you need to know about The 8 Hours of Sepang

  • 13/12/2019
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Sepang

The first-ever 8 hours endurance race at Sepang in championship history

The 8 Hours of Sepang – the 2nd round of the FIM Endurance World Championship – promises to be an action-packed and spectacular race, with a lot at stake. 50 teams, around 150 riders from more than 20 countries will compete at the Sepang International Circuit, Malaysia. Here’s wrapped all information you need to know to enjoy The 8 Hours of Sepang.

 

| Contents

1. The 8 Hours of Sepang will be a key component for Suzuka 8 Hours

2. Schedule

3. What is Sepang International Circuit?

4. How can I watch?

5. Stay in Touch with FIM EWC

 

| The 8 Hours of Sepang will be a key component for Suzuka 8 Hours

The 8 Hours of Sepang will be new era for FIM EWC. Because the race will be the qualifying round to the legendary Suzuka 8 Hours finale in 2020. The race will have the same format as the Suzuka 8 Hours, with a Superpole Top10 Trial and a finish after nightfall. The Sepang 8 Hours will also be the first qualifying round for all the Southeast Asian and Japanese teams wishing to take part in the Suzuka 8 Hours. It means the finest Asian teams hoping to qualify for Suzuka will be on track in Malaysia together with the permanent FIM EWC teams, who will be invited to Sepang.

 

| Schedule

– Wed. 11th Dec. : Private Testing / Free Practice / Night Practice

– Thu. 12th Dec. : Qualifing / Top 10 Trial

– Sat. 14th Dec. : Race 8 Hours of Sepang (13:00-21:00 Local time)

 

| What is Sepang International Circuit?

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Sepang International Circuit, the Malaysia’s home of motorsport since 1999, has the 5,543 meter long track features 15 corners and 8 straights including two high-speed stretches. With a minimum width of 16 meters, the track allows ample opportunities for overtaking, ensuring a suspenseful and thrilling race. The unique criterion of the circuit is that it can be split in to two circuits when required. The split circuits are situated on both sides of the circuit, the north side, and the south side with lengths of 2.8 km and 2.6 km respectively, thus allowing two races to run concurrently.

 

| How can I watch?

TVRI, national channel of Indonesia, will broadcast live of the 8 Hours of Sepang race on Saturday 14th December.

For broadcasting schedule detail, please go to TVRI official website.

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| Stay in Touch with FIM EWC

For the latest news, you can enjoy on FIM EWC official social media below!

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Also, FIM EWC official app are available, you can enjoy championship anywhere, anytime!

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