Kuala Lumpur, Tuesday 5 August 2017 – In preparation for the Formula 4 SEA opening event at the Malaysian F1 GP the exclusive race team MERITUS.GP is in the final stages of preparing the cars for the 2017-18 season.
The photograph shows a disassembled FIA F4 homologated race car. Race preparation is well under way and the latest FIA F4 updates are included in order to ensure that the F4 SEA race cars meet with the stringent global FIA specs.
Peter Thompson, F4 SEA Promoter: “We are really excited about the 2017 -18 championship and the cars are almost ready for the next collective test on 21-22 August. Champioship Registration opened on 1st of July and there is good regional and international interest this season.”
Sepang will host both the opening and closing rounds of the F4 SEA 2017-18 Championship, making it the perfect track for the pre-season collective tests. With its challenging corners and straights, the Malaysian track will provide plenty of experience for the young rookie drivers.
Sharli Mohd, Logistics Manager: “We know from experience that whoever is quickest in testing at Sepang will come away with the championship”
All you need to know
The penultimate test at Sepang, will see all the potential drivers test their metal and prepare for the championship to come.
- Event: F4 SEA 2017: Collective test 3
- Date: 21-22 Aug 2017
- Sessions: 8x1hr
- Location: Malaysia
- Circuit: Sepang International Circuit
The action-packed schedule calls for a total of 8x1hr sessions, with time to data debrief in between sessions. The seat and car set-up will be done on Sunday evening/Monday morning.
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Sepang International Circuit
The Sepang International Circuit can well lay claim to setting the template that all modern Grand Prix circuits have followed in the 21st century.
- Length: 543km
- Corners: 15
- Straights: 2
- Type: Permanent road course
- Direction: Clockwise
- Top speed: 218km/h
The weather calls for thunderstorms, so you better have those wets ready! Check out the link for up to the minute forecasts: https://www.accuweather.com/en/my/sepang/229918/august-weather/229918.
If you are interested in joining our pre-season collective test on 21-22 August, please contact:
Formula 4 SEA
Is F1 your dream? FIA F4(Formula 4 SEA) is the first step! F4SEA is a 30 race 5 event championship, designed to transition karters to formula racing. The championship focuses on training young drivers while supporting events like Formula 1 and Asian Le Mans.