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)