March 16, 2022, 07.32 PM


JAKARTA, KOMPAS.com – Indonesia’s MotoGP race is expected to see a large crowd of spectators as 60,000 tickets have been sold for the three-day sporting event from March 18-20 on the holiday island of Lombok.

This was revealed by Indonesian President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo after he flagged off the convoy of the 20 MotoGP racers in front of the Merdeka Palace in Jakarta on Wednesday, March 16.

The convoy attracted hundreds of people along the main road of Thamrin in the heart of the capital city.

Alhamdulillah [praise be to God], our target of 60,000 tickets has been sold,” Jokowi said.

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“This is a new brand for our country. Indonesia now has a MotoGP circuit we can be proud of. I will see you in Mandalika,” the President added.

Launched on November 12, 2021, the newly built Mandalika circuit features 4.31 km with 17 corners. The grandstand can accommodate 50,000 seats, while the standing tribune can hold 138,000 people.

When asked about the profit Indonesia will gain from the event, Jokowi said that wait until the event is over.

He also assured the public that plenty of accommodations is still available near the Pertamina Mandalika International Street Circuit.

It has been 25 years since Indonesia hosted the MotoGP motorcycle-racing event. The race took place at Sentul Circuit in Bogor, West Java.

(Writer: Dian Erika Nugraheny | Editor: Egidius Patnistik)

Source: https://nasional.kompas.com/read/2022/03/16/12332001/jokowi-target-penjualan-60000-tiket-motogp-mandalika-terjual-semua.

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