DIKSIA.COM - The Indonesian Automobile Association (IMI) together with the Mandalika Grand Prix Association (MGPA) will open the second round of the Mandalika Racing Series on July 15th and 16th, 2023.
In contrast to the first series, all classes are held in the second round, namely Sport 250, Sport 150 and Supersport 600.
In addition, the Underbone 150 and Supersport/Superbike Community classes will be opened as support races.
IMI Motorcycle Sport Commission Member Eddy Saputra said that on the previous round, 18 riders from the Sport 250 class had demonstrated their performance in front of tens of thousands of WorldSBK Mandalika spectators.
“We've had a lot of positive feedback from everyone involved about this championship being part of a driver's career. We hope for the support of all parties so that this event remains a place of orientation and performance,” said Eddy, Thursday (June 7th, 2023).
Offering three classes and two support races will create a new sensation for national riders in conquering the 4.3km Mandalika track.
MGPA Managing Director Priandhi Satria announced that the Mandalika Racing Series is a new entity in the world of Indonesian motorsport as it is a national level championship leading to the world level.
“We at MGPA welcome the Mandalika Racing Series as it proved in the first round that with the support of the manufacturers it can invite the best drivers in the country to compete. Of course, one hopes that there will be more other riders in the second round.” “We will participate as it consists entirely of the National championship class and also takes part in support races,” said Priandhi.
The Mandalika Racing Series is not only a prestigious event, it will also be a benchmark in preparing drivers for the fourth round of the Asian Road Racing Championship (ARRC) in August.
“Furthermore, it is hoped that MRS will become a product development and promotion event for all parties related to the motorcycle industry in Indonesia.” Hopefully, this championship can produce Indonesian riders who are performing well and ready. to face the race at world level,” said Priandhi.