Malaysia preview: Why I love Sepang

Malaysia preview: Why I love Sepang

David Coulthard previews the Malaysian Grand Prix for AUTOSPORT and explains why the Sepang circuit is one of his favourites. The former Red Bull and McLaren ace also looks at the relative performances of the two teams in Melbourne as we head in to round two this weekend

I was at Sepang circuit on Monday, filming for AMG, and as I drove out on to the track a smile immediately came on my face. It's easy to forget what a great racetrack this is. When you ask drivers for their favourite circuits, you wouldn't expect too many 'Sepang' replies, but it's got undulation, blind crests and a couple of really meaty high-speed corners.

There's nothing quite like hanging on the edge at sixth gear in a Formula 1 car to feel the tightening of one's buttocks and to focus your mind. It's a beautiful thing, and it's what grand prix cars are built for.

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