Chairman of the Indonesian Motor Association (IMI) Bambang Soesatyo said that the groundbreaking for the construction of the F1 International Circuit in Lagoi Bintan, Riau Islands Province will be carried out in March 17, 2022. The Central IMI targets the Bintan F1 International Circuit to be the grandest circuit in Western Indonesia. “DED Bintan F1 International Circuit matches the concept of the Circuit in Mandalika which emphasizes natural scenery. The Bintan F1 International Circuit is designed to offer beautiful Bintan sea views,” said Bamsoet in his statement, Monday (14/3/2022).
The Bintan F1 International Circuit will be used to hold various world automotive events. Starting from sports car racing, MotoGP motorcycle racing to Formula 1. “The construction of the Bintan F1 International Circuit will have a major impact on economic growth and local revenue for the Bintan region. As many local and foreign tourists enter from Singapore, Malaysia, and other countries, it will also support automotive sports tourism in western Indonesia,” said Bamsoet.
To build the Bintan F1 International Circuit, an area of 75 to 100 hectares has been prepared. The construction of the Bintan F1 International Circuit has been through the study of a team of consultants from England, Populous, who have designed many motorsport arenas in various countries around the world.
March 14, 2022, detikOto