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Engineer's guide to Sepang

The track surface is very abrasive, particularly in comparison to Albert Park, which is very smooth. High speed stability is an essential requirement in Malaysia due to the circuit layout, which contains some long straights and quick direction changes.E22 set upFront WingThe threat of understeer is not as prevalent as in Albert Park so teams can run with slightly less front wing.Rear WingDownforce levels are very similar to the levels in Melbourne.SuspensionSepang requires a good all round car. There are high speed straights. There are very high speed change of direction in turns five and six. There are some reasonable traction events with some very low speed tight double hairpin at turn...
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