Malaysian Grand Prix

Formula 1 Grand Prix

The Malaysian Grand Prix is a yearly motor race which takes place in the Sepang International Circuit, near to Kuala Lumpur. Sepang was designed by race track designer, Hermann Tilke, who has designed many new tracks for Formula One. The first Formula 1 race was in 1999, which was won by Eddie Irvine, who drove for the Ferrari team.

Malaysian Grand Prix
Sepang International Circuit
Circuit Sepang.svg
Race information
Number of times held31 (13 under F1)
First held1962, First F1-1999
Most wins (drivers)Hong Kong John MacDonald (4)
Most F1 wins: Germany Michael Schumacher (3)
Most wins (constructors)Italy Ferrari (5)
Circuit length5.543 km (3.444 mi)
Race length310.408 km (192.878 mi)
Laps56
Last race (2011)
Pole position
Podium
Fastest lap

WinnersEdit

Multiple winners (drivers)Edit

Wins Driver Years
4   John MacDonald 1970, 1971, 1973, 1975
3   Michael Schumacher 2000, 2001, 2004
2   Albert Poon 1963, 1965
  Andrew Miedecke 1981, 1982
  Fernando Alonso 2005, 2007
  Kimi Räikkönen 2003, 2008
  Sebastian Vettel 2010, 2011

Active drivers are in bold.
Event that were not part of the Formula One World Championship have a pink background.

Multiple winners (constructors)Edit

Wins Constructor Years Won
5   Ferrari 1999, 2000, 2001, 2004, 2008
4   March 1972, 1977, 1978, 1979
  Ralt 1975, 1980, 1981, 1982
3   Brabham 1970, 1971, 1973
2   Lotus 1963, 1965
  Elfin 1968, 1969
  McLaren 2003, 2007
  Renault 2005, 2006
  Red Bull 2010, 2011

Active constructors are in bold.
Event that were not part of the Formula One World Championship have a pink background.

By yearEdit

Year Driver Constructor Class Track
2011   Sebastian Vettel Red BullRenault Formula One Sepang
2010   Sebastian Vettel Red Bull-Renault Formula One Sepang
2009   Jenson Button Brawn-Mercedes Formula One Sepang
2008   Kimi Räikkönen Ferrari Formula One Sepang
2007   Fernando Alonso McLaren-Mercedes Formula One Sepang
2006   Giancarlo Fisichella Renault Formula One Sepang
2005   Fernando Alonso Renault Formula One Sepang
2004   Michael Schumacher Ferrari Formula One Sepang
2003   Kimi Räikkönen McLaren-Mercedes Formula One Sepang
2002   Ralf Schumacher Williams-BMW Formula One Sepang
2001   Michael Schumacher Ferrari Formula One Sepang
2000   Michael Schumacher Ferrari Formula One Sepang
1999   Eddie Irvine Ferrari Formula One Sepang
1998-
1996
Not held
1995   Paul Stokell ReynardHolden Formula Holden Shah Alam
1994-
1983
Not held
1982   Andrew Miedecke RaltFord Formula Pacific Shah Alam
1981   Andrew Miedecke RaltFord Formula Pacific Shah Alam
1980   Steve Millen RaltFord Formula Pacific Shah Alam
1979   Kenny Smith MarchFord Formula Pacific Shah Alam
1978   Graeme Lawrence MarchFord Formula Pacific Shah Alam
1977   Patrick Tambay MarchBMW Formula Two Shah Alam
1975   John MacDonald RaltFord Formula Atlantic Shah Alam
1974 Formula Pacific Shah Alam
1973   John MacDonald BrabhamFord Formula Pacific Shah Alam
1972   Sonny Rajah MarchFord Tasman Shah Alam
1971   John MacDonald BrabhamFord Tasman Shah Alam
1970   John MacDonald BrabhamFord Tasman Shah Alam
1969   Tony Maw ElfinFord Tasman Shah Alam
1968   Hengkie Iriawan ElfinFord Tasman Shah Alam
1967-
1966
Not held. The Thomson Road circuit now was in an independent Singapore.
1965   Albert Poon Lotus Thomson Road
1964 Cancelled after practice.
1963   Albert Poon Lotus Thomson Road
1962   Yong Nam Kee Jaguar Thomson Road

Event that were not part of the Formula One World Championship have a pink background.

BroadcastingEdit

United KingdomEdit

Year Network Lap-by-lap Colour commentator(s)
2017 Sky Sports F1 David Croft Martin Brundle
Channel 4 Ben Edwards David Coulthard
2016 Sky Sports F1 David Croft Martin Brundle
Channel 4 Ben Edwards David Coulthard
2015 Sky Sports F1 David Croft Martin Brundle
BBC One Ben Edwards David Coulthard
2014 Sky Sports F1 David Croft Martin Brundle
BBC One Ben Edwards David Coulthard
2013 Sky Sports F1 David Croft Martin Brundle
BBC One Ben Edwards David Coulthard
2012 Sky Sports F1 David Croft Martin Brundle
BBC One Ben Edwards David Coulthard
2011 Martin Brundle
2010 Jonathan Legard Martin Brundle
2009
2008 ITV James Allen
2007
2006
2005
2004
2003
2002 F1 Digital+ Ben Edwards John Watson
ITV James Allen Martin Brundle
2001 Murray Walker
2000
1999