Thursday, 10 February 2022 – 12:53 WIB
VIVA – After undergoing quarantine, a number of MotoGP riders have started to get acquainted with the Pertamina Mandalika Circuit track since last Wednesday, February 9, 2022. Their presence in Mandalikan is in preparation for the pre-season test session at.
Aprilia team racer Aleix Espargaro enjoys a “track walk” in Mandalika by cycling around. “Hello Indonesian fans. I’m here, first lap at the Mandalika Circuit. Today on a bicycle,” said Espargaro in the IG Story video themandalikagp.
“This circuit is so beautiful, I can’t wait to ride a motorbike for the first time this week and one more month of course to see this grandstand full of people, full of Indonesian fans, 25 years after the last GP in Indonesia,” he continued.
Meanwhile, Ducati riders Francesco Bagnaia and Marco Bezzechi of the VR46 team chose to walk around the circuit. They didn’t forget to greet the fans with “ciao Indonesia.”
KTM team racer Miguel Oliveira also wanted to get acquainted with the new track on the MotoGP calendar. Meanwhile, Andrea Dovizioso seemed to wrap his head with a cloth to protect himself from the hot sun while on the track.
Alex Rins also started busy in the Suzuki team garage. A number of racers have also enjoyed their time on the island of Lombok, including Fabio Quartararo who enjoys the panoramic view of Seger Beach.
Last season’s world champion also went viral when he was caught buying a starter pack at a counter in Central Lombok. Meanwhile, Jorge Martin from Pramac Racing team enjoys fresh young coconut in front of a warung.