Sepang International Circuit (SIC) will be closed for resurfacing and upgrading works from 15th February until 8th May 2016. As part of the requirement by FIA & FIM to ensure SIC remain Grade 1 and Grade A circuit, SIC will resurface the entire 5.54km of the circuit. Reparing and upgrading of the drainage system, kerbs and the run off area and rebuilding the gravel bed at Turn 1 and 15.
“The last 5 years have seen an average 98% usage of the track’s availability throughout the year, from large international events all the way to private bookings. These events have taken the circuit to a whole new level of recognition, and in tandem with this, it is a must for SIC to continue providing the best experience and top levels of safety for all track users. Additionally, our efforts to develop motorsports in Malaysia further underline the need to maintain a top international class circuit in the country,” said Dato’ Razlan Razali, Chief Executive Officer of SIC.
The last upgrade took place in 2007.