Impressions of Jokowi, Espargaro: Like My Father


Repsol Honda racer Pol Espargaro admitted that he was very happy to be able to come to Indonesia. Moreover, he now knows that Indonesia is a country with many Moto-GP fans.

Espargaro himself is one of the drivers invited by President Jokowi to the Merdeka Palace on Wednesday (16/3). After that, he and other racers joined the parade and met the fans.

“We are like rock stars, happy to come here (Indonesia), to a place where many people ride motorbikes,” said Espargaro in an interview session at the Mandalika Circuit, Lombok, NTB, Thursday (17/3).

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Espargaro also said he was impressed by Jokowi who apparently likes motorcycles. The Spaniard was even amazed by Jokowi’s modified motorbike.

“Look at the President with his motorbike, it reminds me of my father with his motorbike,” said Espargaro. (OL-4)