New Organiser for Indonesian MXGP races

MONACO (Principality of Monaco) 16 September 2022 – Infront Moto Racing is delighted to announce that SEG will become the new organiser of two MXGPs held in Indonesia for the next five years.

The new agreement guarantees two MXGP events in Indonesia every season which is an exciting opportunity for MXGP fans in Indonesia to enjoy the FIM Motocross World Championship on home soil and get a chance to meet their racing heroes.

SEG was already involved in the organisation of this year’s MXGP of Indonesia in Samota-Sumbawa which was a huge success thanks to the incredible track that was specifically built for the event, and greatly enjoyed by the riders as well as the support from the local government and community together with the passionate Motocross fans who came to watch the races.

The targeted destinations for the future Indonesian rounds include the Island of Lombok and the Island of Sumbawa which are two locations very passionate about motorsports!

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Infront Moto Racing is delighted to start the cooperation with SEG and look forward to many successful years working together and growing the popularity of motocross in Indonesia.

Infront Moto Racing CEO, David Luongo: “IMR is delighted about this announcement. The last MXGP of Indonesia in Sumbawa has been a fantastic success. The MXGP family has been welcomed in a very unique way with a memorable parade crossing the city and dozens of thousands of Indonesian fans coming to enjoy the racing weekend. The track, surrounded by the sea of Sumbawa, was very spectacular and we are all very excited to come back for the next 5 years for two Grand Prix with the addition of Lombok, next to the MotoGP facilities. I would like to thank SEG and its CEO Muhammad Ihsan Zulkieflimansyah for their strong commitments, the Indonesian authorities, the region of West Nusa Tenggara and IMI for all their support to bring the MXGP to Indonesia and to contribute to its constant growth”.

The controlled condition of the pandemic has certainly strengthened hopes for recovery of the regional economy, especially continuing the various major agendas of developing the priority tourism sector in West Nusa Tenggara. Local event management organisation that is run by youngsters’ creative community is becoming the spearhead on reviving culture and tourism. SEG, which is owned and developed by young spirits, has become the official promoter of 2 MXGP series for the next 5 years in Lombok and Sumbawa.

CEO of Samota Enduro Gemilang (SEG), Muhammad Ihsan Zulkieflimansyah: “We all are vary thrilled to have the opportunity to hold the MXGP 2022 in Indonesia, especially in Sumbawa. To bring the MXGP event to Indonesia has been one of our proudest moments. The public enthusiasm is really impressive, as the audience is not only from local, but also from foreign countries and International MXGP enthusiasts. We are really excited for the next MXGP events, as we have been given the trust by Infront to hold the upcoming 2 series of MXGP that will be held in Sumbawa and Lombok. As MXGP in Samota-Sumbawa recently received MXGP Best Media Opportunity, it’s such a big honour for us to receive this award.

We really appreciate the chance and trust that is given to us by the MXGP family. With the success of the event, we are thanking all the partners such as the government, local sectors, and community who support the event. SEG and team will provide the best effort on executing and organising the upcoming events of MXGP Sumbawa and Lombok in 2023”.

About SEG: SEG is an event-execution based company in West Nusa Tenggara. SEG has been appointed as the Official Promoter in Indonesia to execute 2 Series MXGP in Lombok and Sumbawa for the next 5 years.

Words and image: InFront Moto Racing