July 14, 2016 @ 03:04 PM

Road closure at Dataran Merdeka from 15-17 July

Stretch to be shut down over entire weekend for supercar drag race.

The Kuala Lumpur Supercar Drag Race will be held over the 16-17 July 2016 weekend and city hall will be closing the Dataran Merdeka stretch beginning 6pm on 15 July (Friday) till midnight of 17 July (Sunday).

Over 1,500 supercars are expected to turn up for this first-of-its-kind race in the heart of Kuala Lumpur and visitors are expected to breach the 10,000 mark over the weekend. Admission is free for spectators.

The organising committee chairman, Nazir Hussin Akthar Hussin, has said that this weekend’s race is the first of four legs with the remaining three set to take place in September, November and December on the following dates:

* 16-18 September 2016
* 4-6 November 2016
* 2-4 December 2016

Qualifying will commence at 8am on Saturday before the main race takes place beginning 3pm on Sunday. 

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