Brembo Brake Facts 16 – Malaysia

The hardest braking point on the Sepang International Circuit lies after the long straight ahead of turn one, the Formula One drivers have to brake hard, slowing by 243 km/h over just 141 metres in under 1.6 seconds. The calculated braking energy here is 2,828 kW. The driver is subjected to 5.4g and yet has to push with 155 kg onto the brake.

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