Indonesia, the largest market for motorcycle industry will be the latest venue in South East Asia to host the MotoGP and Superbike World Championship in year 2021; DORNA Group, the exclusive commercial and TV rights holder for MotoGP & WSBK, and ITDC, Indonesia’s largest tourism developer and operator, jointly announce the great news.
Mr Carmelo Ezpeleta, CEO of DORNA and Mr Abdulbar M. Mansoer, CEO of ITDC both sealed the agreement at DORNA’s office in Madrid Spain on the 28th January 2019 that confirms Indonesia will be the host for both MotoGP and WSBK championship in 2021 in Mandalika, Lombok, Indonesia.
“What a unique project this will be, having an urban, world class circuit in a country where MotoGP has such a huge following. Indonesia is a key market for us with a considerable percentage of motorsport fans living here and the MotoGP atmosphere will be even stronger once the circuit is complete. Also, by including Lombok to the WorldSBK calendar makes this offer more attractive for local fans having two World Class events in the area during the year,” said Carmelo Ezpelete, CEO of DORNA Group.