The Shell Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix is still six months out but ticket sales have been fast selling for the penultimate round of the Grand Prix this year.
Ticket sales for the November 2-4 event at the Sepang International Circuit (SIC) have seen an increase of 41% compared to the same period in 2017. Tickets for Marc Marquez Tribune and F Grandstand have been sold out while Main Grandstand and Premier Roving tickets are selling fast with less than 400 tickets to grab. All ticket prices will be sold with 0% GST starting June 1, as per government announcement.
“This is exciting news that we like to share with our fans out there,” said Sepang International Circuit Chief Executive Officer Dato’ Razlan Razali. “We truly appreciate the support we have right now from our fans but we expect it to get bigger as we get closer to the event. We encourage fans to purchase their tickets earlier and not wait until the race month. With the presence of our own MotoGP rider Hafizh Syahrin Abdullah, I’m sure we can have yet another sell-out crowd this year at Sepang,” he added.
While tickets for the Main Grandstand are selling fast, the much-affordable tickets for Hafizh Syahrin Tribune and SIC Racing Team Tribune are still up for grabs. With fantastic view of the circuit to watch the heart-pumping action and tribune kits includes the riders and team merchandise with every purchase, it’s an opportunity not to be missed.
Malaysia will have a representative in the Moto3 class through Adam Noroddin (Petronas Sprinta Racing) and also in the Moto2 class through Khairul Idham Pawi (Idemitsu Honda Team Asia). As a way for fans to show their support towards the Malaysian riders challenging for honours at their home race, SIC have earlier introduced the #KamiGearKe7 campaign.
Following the concept of fans as the 12th man on the pitch on football matches to support their teams, the #KamiGearKe7 will provide the avenue for fans to show support for Malaysian riders during the Malaysian GP. Activities for the #KamiGearKe7 campaign include social media engagements, video dedications, on-ground activities and contests.
“It has always been about the fans, that is what makes the MotoGP big, we know how important it is for the fans to show their support to their favourite riders, and how it means for the riders to see the amount of support they receive, we are calling all fans of MotoGP to not miss the race and be part of the excitement this year” said Dato’ Razlan.
Activities for the #KamiGearKe7 campaign include social media engagements, video dedications, T-shirt giveaways, on-ground activities and contests.
“This is something new that we want to try out for the Malaysian GP this year. We know how important it is for the fans to show their support to their favourite riders, and how it means for the riders to see the amount of support they receive,” said Dato’ Razlan.
As always with the Malaysian GP, SIC has always prioritised for more fan engagement activities such as the Riders Autograph Session, Fan Forum, Pit Walk, Live Viewings and the one event that is not to be missed besides the excitement on the track is the Mega MotoGP Carnival happening at the Mall Area. With over 80 vendors operating at the 90 booths available, there will surely be something for everyone at the Shell Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix.
Besides the staple display of motorcycles from manufacturers and distributors like Hong Leong Yamaha, Boon Siew Honda, Kawasaki, Benelli, Suzuki and BMW, fanswill also find products like motorcycle accessories from Racing Boy, MKA Motorparts, lubricants from Petronas and Motul, apparels from Rahbar Ventures, and last but not least, special booth from energy drink Monster and MotoGP rider Hafizh Syahrin.
“As with the previous years, the Mega MotoGP Carnival is the place to be when the racing is not happening on the track. “I’m happy to announce that we have an expanded the carnival this year and we believe fans from all walks of life will have something for them to take home,” said Dato’ Razlan.
Tickets are available online through www.sepangcircuit.com, at SIC’s Customer Service Centre or call SIC’s ticket hotline at 03-8778 2222 for information. For a limited time only in celebrating the upcoming festive season, every purchase of RM50 and above will be entitled to a free SIC ‘sampul duit raya’ to be collected from Customer Service Centre. This promotion will start in June, whilst stock lasts.