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Indonesia to Host Formula E Racing in 2020
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Indonesia to Host Formula E Racing in 2020

Indonesia capital city of Jakarta is scheduled to host Formula E racing next year, Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan stated.

The Jakarta governor's statement came up after he concluded the talks with Formula E co-founders Alexandro Agag and Alberto Longo in Formula E racing series held in New York's Brooklyn on Saturday.

"Thank God, we made it! Jakarta will be one of world's cities to host the prestigious Formula E racing in mid-2020," the governor confirmed in his Instagram social media account.

Anies said the Formula E event in Jakarta would use Street Circuit concept with observation processes related to the race location and its facilities have been completed by the Formula E team on July 8 to 9.

He added that the international racing event would generate some 1.2 trillion rupiah (about 85.6 million U.S. Dollars) of economic activities in the capital city.

The Formula E racing is a prestigious international car racing event comparable to Formula 1. Cars used in Formula E use environmental-friendly electric engines.

Former top Formula 1 racers now race in Formula E, include Felipe Massa, Pascal Wehrlein, Stoffel Vandoorne, Sebastian Buemi and Jean-Eric Vergne.


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