Lippo Village Street Circuit by Harris Muhammad
The Lippo Village Street Circuit (Lippo Village International Formula Circuit) is a temporary street circuit in Lippo Village, Tangerang, Indonesia. The track was confirmed to host a round of the 2008-09 A1 Grand Prix season, set for the weekend of February 8, 2009.
On August 29, 2008, further details regarding the track were announced. Designed by Hermann Tilke, the track would be made by modifying parts of the village near the Pelita Harapan University and includes the Supermal. It is located at the centre of Lippo Village’s hub. Tilke attempted to keep disruption minimal to the village during the races with ensuring that track’s maximum speed to be more than 308 km/h with the average speed of 176 km/h. Part of the Pelita Harapan University’s planned extensions would be utilized to double the pit lane capacity during the A1GP races. The track would be showcasing Lippo Village and the surrounding businesses.
However, the event removed from the 2008-09 A1 Grand Prix season’s calendar because the local promoter and organisers, who are responsible to the project of track construction, have failed to meet the requisite completion deadlines and the track is not yet able to homologate by FIA before 6–8 February 2009. The track was used for some local racing events, but has since fell out of use. The pits and the track sign remained to this day.