Indonesian Grand Prix

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For the motorcycle race, see Indonesian motorcycle Grand Prix.
Indonesian Grand Prix
Sentul International Circuit
Sental International Circuit.svg
Race information
Laps 2 x 20 laps
Circuit length 4.12 km (2.56 mi)
Race length 164.8 km (102.4 mi)
Number of times held 2
First held 1976
Last held 1993
Most wins (drivers) no repeat winners
Most wins (constructors) no repeat winners
Last race (1993)
Pole position
Podium
Fastest lap

The Indonesian Grand Prix was an open-wheel racing car motor race, held intermittently as motorsport ambitions varied in Indonesia. Held originally at the Ancol Circuit near Jakarta in 1976 as part of the burgeoning Rothmans International Grand Prix Trophy series for Formula Pacific open wheelers, the race disappeared as quickly as it arrived. While motorcycle racing continued to enjoy support in Indonesia, car racing fluctuated. The early 1980s saw a burst of enthusiasm import some Australian teams briefly in a demonstration but no race eventuated. Finally a second Grand Prix was held in 1993 for the Australian Formula Holden category. It was planned as a demonstration for attracting the Formula 1 world championship and a mixed grid of local and Australian driver raced at Sentul International Circuit. The experienced Australians dominated with Mark Larkham claiming victory in a Reynard 91D. Sentul was too small for Formula One and the money to build a circuit never appeared and the race disappeared again.

Winners of the Indonesian Grand Prix[edit]

Year Driver Constructor Location Formula Report
1993 Australia Mark Larkham Reynard-Holden Sentul International Circuit Formula Holden Report
1992
-
1977
Not held
1976 Ancol Formula Pacific Report

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