The hardest braking point on the Sepang International Circuit lies ahead of turn 1. After the long straight the Formula One drivers have to brake hard, slowing by 239 km/h over just 142 metres in under 1.6 seconds. The calculated braking energy here is 2,800 kW. The driver is subjected to 5.4 G and yet has to push with 155 kg onto the brake.
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