Sepang testing available in January and February – Dec 18 05

Date posted on December 18, 2005 · Published by Mark Goddard

Test days are available with the team on the Sepang GP circuit on January 3,4 and 5th and February 6 and 7th. Cost is US$1700 per day, new tyres and insurance not included. The January dates will give drivers the opportunity to test a Formula BMW car prior to the BMW Scholarship trials to be held in Bahrain late January.

Nothing is official yet but it seems it is 99% certain the first round of the Formula BMW Asia 2006 Series will be held at Sepang, supporting the F1 Grand Prix on March 19th. The Provisional Schedule is now

March 19: Sepang F1 GP, Malaysia
May 14: Ansan, Korea
June 11: Goldenport, Beijing, China
July 23: Sentul, Indonesia
Aug 27: Bira, Thailand
Oct 1: Shanghai F1 GP, China
Oct 22: Taichun, Taiwan

The series will once again support two F1 Grand Prix, the other races being part of the Asian Festival of Speed Events.