Malaysian GP fuel weights and strategies

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Here are the starting weight of each car and their projected first stint length. At Sepang the cars use fuel at a rate of approximately 2.38kg 2.64kg per lap (figures revised below accordingly).

Grid Qualifying Name Weight Fuel (kg) First stint (laps)
1 1 Jenson Button 660 55 20
2 2 Jarno Trulli 656.5 51.5 19
3 5 Timo Glock 656.5 51.5 19
4 6 Nico Rosberg 656 51 19
5 7 Mark Webber 656 51 19
6 8 Robert Kubica 663 58 21
7 9 Kimi Raikkonen 662.5 57.5 21
8 4 Rubens Barrichello 664.5 59.5 22
9 10 Fernando Alonso 680.5 75.5 28
10 11 Nick Heidfeld 692 87 32
11 12 Kazuki Nakajima 683.4 78.4 29
12 13 Lewis Hamilton 688 83 31
13 3 Sebastian Vettel 647 42 15
14 14 Heikki Kovalainen 688.9 83 31
15 15 Sebastien Bourdais 670.5 65.5 24
16 16 Felipe Massa 689.5 84.5 32
17 17 Nelson Piquet Jnr 681.9 76.9 29
18 18 Giancarlo Fisichella 680.5 75.5 28
19 19 Adrian Sutil 655.5 50.5 19
20 20 Sebastien Buemi 686.5 81.5 30
Malaysian Grand Prix drivers' first stint projections (click to enlarge)
Malaysian Grand Prix drivers' first stint projections (click to enlarge)