Sepang International Circuit MALAYSIA

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Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix has been part of FIM DORNA Grand Prix Motorcycle Racing since 1991. The first seven series were held at the Shah Alam circuit and followed by one series held in Johor Baru circuit in 1998 while waiting for the construction of newly built circuit completed. Since the 2019 season, Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix is held at Sepang International Circuit located not far from the capital city of Kuala Lumpur.

The Race 

The official name of the race is Shell Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix and this 2018 season, it is scheduled at November 2nd – 4th, making it the second to last race of the season. Sepang International Circuit will also host the second MotoGP official test on January, 28th. Malaysian Grand Prix is known among the most challenging races in MotoGP series mainly to the hot temperature and high humidity from the tropical weather in Malaysia. As the race scheduled in November, there’s big change of rain during the race. 

The Circuit 

Sepang International Circuit is the example modern race track design. It was specifically design for Formula One race while also able to accommodate other races including motorcycle race. The 5.5 Km clockwise track is designed for speed and excitement. It is one of the longest laps in MotoGP. The track also has two long straights, ten medium to high speed corners, and a very challenging hairpin. This is the track where intense race with lots of maneuvers and overtaking. It becomes both the most exciting and most frightening circuits for all riders and teams.

Since the first race in 1999, Valentino Rossi is the most successful rider in Sepang with total seven winning titles including four from MotoGP class. However, his last win was 2010 season and since then, he has been struggling to make a comeback in this circuit’s highest podium. Honda is undeniably the most successful manufacturers in this circuit with total 30 winning titles. 

Enjoying Malaysia 

Sepang International Circuit is more than just a race circuit but also a big multifunctional complex with hotels and even golf course. It can be reached within few hours drive from Kuala Lumpur. The main hub for foreign MotoGP fans will be Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA). During the race days, there are feeder buses from KLIA bust terminal to the circuit. It is also easy to go to Kuala Lumpur using the high speed train from KLIA. 

While the race is the main attraction, don’t miss the opportunity to explore what Malaysia has to offer. Kuala Lumpur is both modern and heritage city. There are beautiful old town with Malayan traditional houses and cultures, there are also little India and Chinatown as well as colonial center in this city. Beyond the city, there are lavish green countryside with many excellent points of attractions from traditional Malay kampong, Hindu shrine, and so many others. Even if you choose to stay in the Sepang International Circuit’s complex, the resort offers great accommodation and many great entertainments to enjoy. 


List of hotels and motel nearby Sepang International Circuit MALAYSIA

1. Napzone KLIA by Sovotel

(1.97 km from Sepang International Circuit MALAYSIA)
Address: SATMZ 14, North Zone, Mezzanine Level, Satellite Building, KLIA, Kuala Lumpur

Located in Sepang, Napzone KLIA by Sovotel is a perfect starting point from which to explore Kuala Lumpur. The property offers guests a range of services and amenities designed to provide comfort and convenience. 24-hour room service, 24-hour front desk, Wi-Fi in public areas, lockers are on the list of things guests can enjoy. Designed for comfort, selected guestrooms offer internet access – wireless (complimentary), smoking policy – non-smoking available, air conditioning to ensure a restful night. The property offers various recreational opportunities. Napzone KLIA by Sovotel combines warm hospitality with a lovely ambiance to make your stay in Kuala Lumpur unforgettable.

2. Sama Sama Express KLIA (Airside Transit Hotel)

(2.28 km from Sepang International Circuit MALAYSIA)
Address: Mezzanine Level, Satellite A Building, KLIA, Kuala Lumpur

Located in Sepang, Sama Sama Express, KL International Airport Transi is a perfect starting point from which to explore Kuala Lumpur. The property features a wide range of facilities to make your stay a pleasant experience. Service-minded staff will welcome and guide you at the Sama Sama Express, KL International Airport Transi. Some of the well-appointed guestrooms feature television LCD/plasma screen, internet access – wireless, internet access – wireless (complimentary), non smoking rooms, air conditioning. The hotel offers various recreational opportunities. No matter what your reasons are for visiting Kuala Lumpur, Sama Sama Express, KL International Airport Transi will make you feel instantly at home.

3. Plaza Premium Lounge (Wellness Spa - KLIA) - Priva

(2.9 km from Sepang International Circuit MALAYSIA)
Address: Level 2, Satellite Building, International Departure, Kuala Lumpur International Airport 1 (Near Gat, Kuala Lumpur

Set in a prime location of Kuala Lumpur, Plaza Premium Lounge (Wellness Spa - KLIA) - Priva puts everything the city has to offer just outside your doorstep. The hotel has everything you need for a comfortable stay. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms, 24-hour security, 24-hour front desk, newspapers are there for guest's enjoyment. Designed for comfort, selected guestrooms offer mirror, slippers, towels, internet access – wireless, internet access – wireless (complimentary) to ensure a restful night. Take a break from a long day and make use of spa, massage. Plaza Premium Lounge (Wellness Spa - KLIA) - Priva combines warm hospitality with a lovely ambiance to make your stay in Kuala Lumpur unforgettable.

4. Sama-Sama Hotel Kuala Lumpur International Airport

(2.91 km from Sepang International Circuit MALAYSIA)
Address: Jalan CTA 4B, 64000 KLIA, Sepang,Selangor Darul Ehsan, Kuala Lumpur

Sama-Sama Hotel Kuala Lumpur International Airport is a popular choice amongst travelers in Kuala Lumpur, whether exploring or just passing through. The hotel offers guests a range of services and amenities designed to provide comfort and convenience. Facilities like free Wi-Fi in all rooms, 24-hour front desk, 24-hour room service, facilities for disabled guests, valet parking are readily available for you to enjoy. Each guestroom is elegantly furnished and equipped with handy amenities. Enjoy the hotel's recreational facilities, including hot tub, fitness center, sauna, outdoor pool, massage, before retiring to your room for a well-deserved rest. Discover all Kuala Lumpur has to offer by making Sama-Sama Hotel Kuala Lumpur International Airport your base.

5. Tune Hotel - LCCT

(2.94 km from Sepang International Circuit MALAYSIA)
Address: Low Cost Carrier Terminal , Lot PT 29, Jalan KLIA S4, Kuala Lumpur

Tune Hotel - LCCT is perfectly located for both business and leisure guests in Kuala Lumpur. The hotel has everything you need for a comfortable stay. Shops, safety deposit boxes, coffee shop, facilities for disabled guests, smoking area are there for guest's enjoyment. Guestrooms are designed to provide an optimal level of comfort with welcoming decor and convenient amenities like in room safe, non smoking rooms, air conditioning, fan, internet access – wireless (charges apply). To enhance guests' stay, the hotel offers recreational facilities such as massage. A welcoming atmosphere and excellent service are what you can expect during your stay at Tune Hotel - LCCT.

6. Tune Hotel KLIA Aeropolis (Airport Hotel)

(2.94 km from Sepang International Circuit MALAYSIA)
Address: Low Cost Carrier Terminal, Lot PT 29, Jalan KLIA S4, 64000 Sepang, Selangor., Kuala Lumpur

Tune Hotel KLIA Aeropolis is conveniently located in the popular Sepang area. Offering a variety of facilities and services, the hotel provides all you need for a good night's sleep. All the necessary facilities, including free Wi-Fi in all rooms, 24-hour security, 24-hour front desk, facilities for disabled guests, luggage storage, are at hand. Internet access – wireless (complimentary), non smoking rooms, air conditioning, fan, in room safe can be found in selected guestrooms. The hotel offers various recreational opportunities. Tune Hotel KLIA Aeropolis combines warm hospitality with a lovely ambiance to make your stay in Kuala Lumpur unforgettable.

7. Snooze KL

(2.99 km from Sepang International Circuit MALAYSIA)
Address: LP5 International Contact Pier Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Kuala Lumpur

Snooze KL is a popular choice amongst travelers in Kuala Lumpur, whether exploring or just passing through. The hotel offers a high standard of service and amenities to suit the individual needs of all travelers. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms, 24-hour security, daily housekeeping, 24-hour front desk, Wi-Fi in public areas are there for guest's enjoyment. Guestrooms are designed to provide an optimal level of comfort with welcoming decor and some offering convenient amenities like air conditioning, wake-up service, desk. The hotel offers various recreational opportunities. A welcoming atmosphere and excellent service are what you can expect during your stay at Snooze KL.

8. Casa Hotel - KLIA

(3.66 km from Sepang International Circuit MALAYSIA)
Address: No.2, 2A & 6-2, Jalan PPS 1, Pusat Perniagaan Salak, Kuala Lumpur

Set in a prime location of Kuala Lumpur, Casa Hotel - KLIA puts everything the city has to offer just outside your doorstep. Both business travelers and tourists can enjoy the hotel's facilities and services. Take advantage of the hotel's free Wi-Fi in all rooms, 24-hour security, 24-hour front desk, car park, family room. Guestrooms are fitted with all the amenities you need for a good night's sleep. In some of the rooms, guests can find television LCD/plasma screen, internet access – wireless (complimentary), non smoking rooms, air conditioning, television. The hotel offers various recreational opportunities. Discover all Kuala Lumpur has to offer by making Casa Hotel - KLIA your base.

9. EV World Hotel Enstek - KLIA

(3.95 km from Sepang International Circuit MALAYSIA)
Address: No. 93, Jalan Timur 6/1B, Timur @ Enstek, Bandar Enstek,Negeri Sembilan, Bandar Baru Enstek

The 2-star EV World Hotel Enstek - KLIA offers comfort and convenience whether you're on business or holiday in Kuala Lumpur. The property features a wide range of facilities to make your stay a pleasant experience. Service-minded staff will welcome and guide you at the EV World Hotel Enstek - KLIA. Comfortable guestrooms ensure a good night's sleep with some rooms featuring facilities such as towels, wooden/parqueted flooring, clothes rack, television LCD/plasma screen, internet access – wireless. The hotel offers various recreational opportunities. EV World Hotel Enstek - KLIA combines warm hospitality with a lovely ambiance to make your stay in Kuala Lumpur unforgettable.

10. Sri Packers Hotel - KLIA

(3.96 km from Sepang International Circuit MALAYSIA)
Address: No.83 Jalan Timur 6/1B Timur at Enstek, Bandar Enstek, Bandar Baru Enstek

Sri Packers Hotel - KLIA is a popular choice amongst travelers in Kuala Lumpur, whether exploring or just passing through. The hotel has everything you need for a comfortable stay. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms, 24-hour front desk, express check-in/check-out, luggage storage, Wi-Fi in public areas are just some of the facilities on offer. Some of the well-appointed guestrooms feature linens, slippers, towels, umbrella, smoke detector. The hotel offers various recreational opportunities. Discover all Kuala Lumpur has to offer by making Sri Packers Hotel - KLIA your base.

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