The MotoGP race held at the Mandalika Circuit now has an official name. In collaboration with Pertamina as a sponsor, the king of the motor racing event is entitled Pertamina Grand Prix of Indonesia. The inauguration of the official name of Pertamina Grand Prix of Indonesia occurred after Pertamina signed a partnership with Dorna. The signing was carried out directly by the President Director of Pertamina, Nicke Widyawati, and the Managing Director of Dorna Sports, S.L, Carlos Ezpeleta (online). The Minister of Stated-Owned Enterprises, Erick Thohir, also witnessed the signing in Jakarta, Wednesday (9/2/2022).
Pertamina has also become the main sponsor of the Mandalika Circuit. The agreement between the two parties made the name of the Mandalika Circuit officially changed to Pertamina Mandalika International Street Circuit. Pertamina Grand Prix of Indonesia” is expected to help the national economic recovery, increase tourism potential, and advance the motorsports ecosystem in Indonesia. “Hopefully the presence of this SOE synergy will provide a multiplier effect and become part of the national economic recovery, as well as an opportunity for broad global market penetration for Pertamina, BUMN, and SME products located in Mandalika and other areas,” said Nicke Widyawati.
Dorna Welcomes Pertamina
Carlos Ezpeleta positively welcomed the inclusion of Pertamina as the main supporter of the Grand Prix of Indonesia. Previously, Pertamina had been wara-wiri in the Grand Prix racing event by supporting the SAG Pertamina Mandalika team that competed in the Moto2 World Championship.”Dorna Sport is proud to announce a cooperation agreement for the Pertamina Grand Prix of Indonesia. And will ensure that Pertamina, Indonesia, and Lombok Island are at the forefront and become the center of attention on the international stage,” said Carlos.