The 2013 Asian Le Mans Series is taking shape. A round of this championship presented on 14th June 2012 at Le Mans will take place in Indonesia.
An agreement has been signed between the Automobile Club de l’Ouest, the companies S2M and TS Motorsport (promoter and organiser of the Asian Le Mans Series) and the Indonesian Authorities.
One of the six rounds on the 2013 calendar will take place on the Sentul international circuit not far from Bogor on the island of Java on 7th and 8th December 2013.
A delegation from Indonesia came to attend the last Le Mans 24 Hours. It was led by the Indonesian ambassador in France, Mr. Razlan Ishar Jenie, and included the President of the Sentul circuit Tinton Soeprapto and Max Sopacua representing the Indonesian parliament. A draft agreement was ratified with Pierre Fillon, the ACO President, and Rémy Brouard, the ACO director of international development.
In 2013, the Asian Le Mans Series should consist of six rounds: three in China (Zhuhai, Shanghai and Ordos), one in Japan (Mount Fuji) and one in Indonesia (Sentul). The name of the sixth circuit will be announced shortly. The full calendar will be revealed in September.
Photo: LE MANS, ABBAYE DE L’EPAU 15th JUNE 2012. In the presence of Rémy Brouard (left) and President Pierre Fillon (centre), an Indonesian delegation consisting of the Indonesian ambassador in France Mr. Razlan Ishar Jenie, the President of the Sentul circuit Tinton Soeprapto and Max Sopacua representing the Indonesian parliament came to Le Mans to sign a draft agreement with the ACO.