The Sunday schedule of the Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix will include the remaining Q2 and Q3 sessions of qualifying from 11.00am to 11.33am, ahead of the race at 5pm.
View of Turn 9, general admission and Clark Grandstand from Turn 10 general admission.
Image: Vodafone McLaren Mercedes
There are still some tickets available for what will be known as 'Super Sunday', which can be either purchased either at Gates 2, 3, 5, 8, 9 and 10 or online so that you can print it at home and avoid queuing in the morning.
Being a purpose-built F1 track, the Sepang International Circuit (SIC) offers the first real opportunity of the year to check who's hot and who's not after the season opener in Melbourne.
Over the years, drivers and spectators have grown fondly of the flow of high-speed corners leading onto wide straights and followed by tight hairpins. It gives the cars a noticeable rhythm and also promotes overtaking. The view from most grandstands is a key feature of this venue, as nowhere else can you see so much of the track from your seat.
Since 2012, the support bill has improved to include the first two races of the GP2 championship as well as the Porsche Carrera Cup Asia. In 2013, the after race concert will Guns N' Roses on Sunday.
The Malaysia Grand Prix is very budget friendly and has the cheapest tickets of the Formula 1 season. Accommodation costs can be a real barrier to attending a grand prix weekend and hotels in Kuala Lumpur remain affordable. The city is also the hub for AirAsia, a leading low cost carrier in the Asia-Pacific region, and overall, is reasonably priced. So much so that, coming from Sydney, it is a cheaper event to attend than the Australian GP when booking early (August).
Friday is is a day free for all. You can go to any of the grandstands.
K1 grandstand at Turn 1 and Turn 2 (Image: MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team)
KL is a fascinating city, developing at such an impressive pace that it grants a trip back every year. The atmosphere during the weekend is festive and the city itself quite diverse and charming. It is becoming a great shopping destination, and has a huge selection of cuisines to choose from. For the first timers, a trip to KLCC to see the grandiose Petronas Twin Towers is almost compulsory.