JAKARTA, NETRALNEWS.COM - Indonesian racer Rio Haryanto is set to conduct a Formula E electric car race at the Ricardo Tormo Circuit in Valencia, Spain, on Wednesday (10/3/2017).
Rio Haryanto's mother, Indah Pennywati, said Rio had left for on Saturday (9/30/2017). According to her, Rio was invited by Formula E to take the test in Valencia
After becoming the most popular rookie racer in F1 history with Manor F1 Team, Rio Haryanto is now evaluating options for the 2018 racing season.
The FIA Formula E Championship was launched in 2014, and the championship is growing rapidly as more cities and big manufacturers from around the world are interested in joining the competition.
The fourth season of Formula E will open in Hong Kong, December 2, 2017.
Rio Haryanto admits he is looking forward to his first Formula E test for himself after watching some of his very exciting races on TV. Formula E always presents tight competition and with so many manufacturers joining, it seems that this championship will continue to grow all over the world.
"It is remarkable if Formula E holds a race on the streets of Jakarta one day to demonstrate the future of motorsport and automotive in general to the community. Indonesia is a large nation with the fourth largest population in the world. Seeing the great enthusiasm of the fans in the country, it is possible if there is a Formula E rider from Indonesia to gets Fanboost in every ePrix, " Rio added.