TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – The international electric car racing event Formula E or Jakarta E-Prix was completed on Saturday, June 4, 2022. Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy Sandiaga Uno also said that the Formula E event received great enthusiasm from the public.
“Of course we will hope that this is part of the economic revival, an activity-based (economic) revival,” said Sandiaga in his statement, Saturday.
Sandiaga also appreciated the successful collaboration between the DKI Jakarta Provincial Government, Jakarta Propertindo (Jakpro) and various other parties in presenting Formula E, which is a new innovation from car racing competitions that utilize electric cars. “(Formula E) Hopefully, it will bring a new technology that Indonesia will lead to (environmental) sustainability. We hope that business opportunities and job opportunities will be opened as wide as possible with new technologies and innovations,” he said.
According to Sandiaga, the Central Government, especially the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy, also provides support for the implementation of Formula E, especially regarding licensing. “Formula E was successfully held with the collaboration of all parties. The central government facilitated starting from licensing, CHSE guidelines and we hope that this collaboration between the government and the business world can continue,” he said.
Formula E was successfully held at the Jakarta International E-Prix Circuit Ancol. The event was attended by around 60 thousand spectators, according to DKI Jakarta Governor Anis Baswedan. The race which was participated by 22 drivers was won by a racer from New Zealand, Mitch Evans. Meanwhile, the second position was occupied by Jean-Eric Vergne and the third place was filled by Edoardo Mortara.
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