Two Malaysian Riders Shortlist
For MotoGP Sepang
 


Shell Malaysia Trading Sdn Bhd's Managing Director Datuk Mohzani Wahab
and Chairman of Sepang International Circuit Datuk Mokhzani Mahathir
at the launch of the Malaysian MotoGP yesterday.
Photo by Chow KF (chow@malaysiacurrent.com).

30th September, Kuala Lumpur After a hiatus of more than 10 years Malaysia will be sending a Wild Card entries to this year’s MotoGP 125cc event. Elly Idzlianizar Ilias and Mohd Zulfahmi Khairuddin were short listed from the Malaysian Wild Card program which initially started with 16 participants.

The Wild Card is a collaboration between the SIC, Motorsports Association of Malaysia , Automobile Association of Malaysia and Two Wheels Motor Racing. The final Wild Card rider and Malaysian 125cc Wildcard Team will be unveiled on 8th October, at Sepang International Circuit.

Malaysia MotoGP Championship, the most elite motorcycle event in the world is back to thrill Malaysian fans from 23rd to 25th October with 3 days of adrenalin pumping track maneuvers and spectacular displays of speed on two wheels!

The Malaysian leg of the race which is held at the Sepang International Circuit is the penultimate round of the FIM MotoGP World Championship and it is the 19th year that we have played host to this world class motor sport event.

MotoGP is hailed as one of the most widely watched motor sport events with over 200 countries broadcasting it live on the same day and coverage delivered to 337 million households worldwide.

 


MotoGP Unveiled
. Chairman of Sepang International Circuit Datuk Mokhzani Mahathir and CEO of Sepang International Circuit Razlan Razali unveiled MotoGP at the launch. 
Photo by Chow KF (chow@malaysiacurrent.com).

“For the first time, Dorna (the exclusive holder of the commercial and TV rights of MotoGP) will be having an exclusive starting grid passes which money can’t buy where lucky fans will have the opportunity to be up close and personal with the riders before the race starts!” said SIC CEO En Razlan Razali.

En. Razlan Razali added, “This is definitely the most prestigious championship in motorcycle racing and we are proud to be the only country in South East Asia to host such an esteemed event”

Malaysian MotoGP is expected to be the most interactive ever where fans can be more than spectators and be presented with money can’t buy experience and a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to meet the riders and teams through the various activities that will be organized by the SIC.

That is not all, organiser of Sepang International Circuit also prepare off track programmes that visitor and MotoGP fans can looking forward. Amongst the exciting programmes are Bikes Showcases, Guided garage tours, Race side by side the MotoGP riders in a special go kart event, Taxi rides on the track in MotoGP Official Safety Car, 2 wheels stunt shows, Pit walkabout session and Autograph sessions on 24th October

The F&B offering this year also promises to be more tantalizing with a wide selection of brands such as KFC, Pizza Hut, A&W, Ayamas, Secret Recipe as well as local kopitiam favourites that are affordably priced.

To ensure that fans have all the convenience of transportation, SIC has taken the necessary measures to provide circuit transfers in collaboration with SkyBus at strategic pick up points in Klang Valley, Nilai, LCCT and KLIA. Tickets are priced reasonably from RM4 to RM15 per way.

Malaysian MotoGP tickets are only RM80 for Main Grandstand and RM30 for K1 Grandstand. Paddock Village passes is RM2,000 for 2 days access with complete set of hospitality in our Paddock Club suites. These tickets are available at SIC ticket outlets in SIC, KL Sentral, Kiosk in LCCT and www.sepangcircuit.com or visit our ticket agents.

Starting next week a roving team will be going around for a nationwide tour in their Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix tour truck to promote the event and bring it closer to its two wheel fans.

For latest news on MotoGP, log on to www.sepangcircuit.com for more info.
 

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