MotoGP promoters Dorna officially announced the inaugural Indonesia GP would only take place in 2022.
The Mandalika Circuit was initially due to held the MotoGP this year, but due to the Covid-19 pandemic, all parties involved agreed to hold the official race in 2022.
“Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, all parties involved agreed to hold the first MotoGP World Championship Grand Prix at the track in the first part of the 2022 season, in principle during March,” Dorna said in a statement.
Dorna and FIM recently flew to Indonesia to officially examined the track that is currently being built in Lombok.
“The visit to Lombok was very successful, and we can confirm that the Mandalika International Street Circuit will be one of the most important venues of the calendar in the future.
“Indonesia is a key market for Dorna, and for all the stakeholders of the championship,” said Dorna CEO, Carmelo Ezpeleta.
However, the Mandalika Circuit is expected to host the World Superbike Championship (WSBK) on November 14.