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Saturday, 12 February 2022 – 15:24 WIB

VIVA – Watching motorcycle racing events such as MotoGP is something that is loved by many people, including young people, old people, and children. In addition, Indonesia is currently preparing to hold a MotoGP event at the Mandalika Circuit, West Nusa Tenggara. Well, this MotoGP event often uses terms that may not be known by the public, such as chicane.

Unlike other sports, this term in MotoGP is quite difficult for some people to understand when watching it. This world-class motorcycle racing has several terms that are often issued by commentators. Well, adapting from several sources, here is a review of the terms in the MotoGP event.

1. Curbstone

Curbstone or so-called kerb is a line along the jagged edge of the track. Utility curbstone This is to guide the racer and can be used to make it easier for the racer to start the engine of a motorbike that dies when it falls on the side of the track. At the Mandalika Circuit, the sidewalks are given three colors, red, white and green.

2. Chicane

This term is used to refer to a section of the track where two or more straight bends are in close proximity. When viewed from above, this bend will form the letter “S”.

3. Hairpin

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