November 25, 2020, 09.02 PM
The Mandalika project in Lombok, Indonesia is 32.50 percent complete as of mid-November 2020 though more is needed to prepare for its MotoGP 2021 debut. The Mandalika project in Lombok, Indonesia is 32.50 percent complete as of mid-November 2020 though more is needed to prepare for its MotoGP 2021 debut.

The circuit length is expected to be 4.31 kilometers long with 17 turns, which is poised to be a strong contender to Thailand’s MotoGP 2020 participation via its Buriram United International Circuit.

Next year, Indonesia has been scheduled to host the 15th MotoGP series which had previously been held in Malaysia and Thailand.

The Mandalika circuit project in Central Lombok will be equipped with a paddock area for up to 40 garages, a Grand Stand sitting capacity for up to 50,000 people, and a standing area for up to 138,000 people.

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What makes Indonesia’s MotoGP development distinct is that it will be the first street race circuit in the world offering gorgeous views of nature since it is surrounded by hills, beaches, and lagoons.

The Mandalika project will also be the first street race circuit by MotoGP and once the project is completed, it is expected to drive the engines of economic growth for residents.

“PT PP is proud to have been entrusted with the completion of MotoGP’s first street race circuit in the world. We are the first contractor in Indonesia to be given the trust to complete the roads and circuit for a significant event like MotoGP.”

(Writer: Akhdi Martin Pratama | Editor: Erlangga Djumena)

Source: https://money.kompas.com/read/2020/11/25/150100126/mandalika-jadi-sirkuit-motogp-pt-pp-kebut-pembangunan-jalan 

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