With the 2022 Grand Prix of Malaysia, with new title sponsor Petronas, scheduled for October this calendar year, preparations are underway to welcome the return of global sporting situations to Sepang International Circuit (SIC). Because ISC is the home of Malaysian motorsports, this gives increase to the social media hashtag “welcome home” for this year’s MotoGP, clarifies SIC chief govt officer Aznan Shafriman Hanif.
“The two year’s of not obtaining any big motorsports functions at Speang, especially MotoGP, has been tricky for us and for absolutely everyone. But with God’s grace, we have managed to pull through and we are all wanting forward to the return of MotoGP to Sepang,” claimed Shafriman. “The renewal of the Dorna MotoGP deal and Petronas coming onboard as the new title sponsor, getting more than from Shell, is incredibly fantastic information,” he continued.
Shafriman also stated ticket selling prices for the Petronas Grand Prix of Malaysia, to give the event its complete title, have elevated a bit but reported this was unavoidable due to the amusement tax imposed by the federal government. “There are also expenditures connected to the imposition of pandemic normal running procedures which are unavoidable, far more so in the situation of an function as substantial as MotoGP,” Shafriman mentioned.
“However, with MotoGP coming again, we aim to set on a extra inclusive, household oriented function at MotoGP,” he claimed. “We have many ideas and things we want to apply, pending acceptance from the authorities, but we will be showcasing particular things like Malaysian cuisine and society, owning some household situations and pursuits,” Shafriman reported.
“It ought to be mentioned that SIC ticket prices, irrespective of Buriram in Thailand and the new Mandalika Circuit in Indonesia, remains on par in the location. Increase to that the far better infrastructure we have at SIC, together with the upgraded restroom facilities and so on, lets Sepang to stay the premier motorsports spot for ASEAN,” stated Shafriman.
As for Petronas’ sponsorship heralding a possible return of Formulation 1 to SIC, Shafriman said his guess is as superior as anyone’s at this issue. “That is a little something you have to inquire Petronas,” Shafriman suggests with a smile, “they have their possess programs.”