With 5 weeks to go before the showcase ‘F1NALE’ event, Sepang International Circuit is revving into high gear to promote what will be the final F1 race at the Malaysian race track.
True to its promise of making the event accessible to all Malaysians and making it the grandest F1 Grand Prix ever staged in its history, SIC, the promoter and organiser of the 2017 Formula 1 PETRONAS Malaysia Grand Prix will be introducing a cluster of activities for all ticketholders and fans attending the race. Fans will be treated to a countdown of celebration to the 19 years of Formula 1 in Malaysia.
Early this year, SIC has announced a revised ticket structure, offering up to 82% price reduction and a special discount for Malaysians. Tickets are now selling at a flat price of RM613.68 for the Main Grandstand with a discounted price of RM336.18 for all MyKad holders.
Two promotional ‘F1NALE’ booths have been opened in the the city, located at Nu Sentral and Suria KLCC Mall respectively to provide access for fans to purchase tickets at a nearby location.
To accommodate fans attending the event, from September 29 to October 1, SIC is collaborating with KLIA Ekspres rail service and Rapid KL bus service as its public transportation partners. This collaboration offers convenience of direct connectivity from KL Sentral, KLCC, KLIA and KLIA2 to the race circuit.
Similar to previous years, a free bus shuttle service will also be provided during the 3-day race weekend which loops the race circuit grounds, conveniently connecting the many parking bays with the various entry gates and seating areas.
The three team tribunes, Mercedes, Ferrari and RED BULL RACING with seated zone facing the team’s pit garages have already sold out in May. Tribune ticket holders gets an exclusivity to the Friday Pit Lane Walk and team merchandises in the package.
Besides this, other seats within the 32,000-seating Main Grandstand are on a free seating basis for the convenience of the fans to roam. Tickets are selling fast and fans are encouraged to purchase their race tickets earlier to not miss the final race.
Beyond the world class racing action on track, F1NALE will also feature a two-day F1 Music Festival where fans can enjoy the best of South East Asia and local music performances.
The F1 Fan Zone, which has been the circuit’s attraction for F1 events over the past few years, will be bigger and better with exciting new activities to enjoy.
In promoting the event, SIC is organising F1 roadshows in Penang and Johor to woo the crowd as well as a special F1 school programme as part of its Corporate Responsibility programme to further promote motorsports in the country.