24 Jul '15, 2am

KL City Grand Prix – concerns raised about the race

KL City Grand Prix – concerns raised about the race

Just two weeks to go before the inaugural KL City Grand Prix takes place on August 7-9 – event organiser GT Global Race is making final preparations for the street race, which it says is expected to draw a crowd of around 100,000. However, not everyone is in the same buoyant mood, The Malay Mail reports. Publicity on the event has been sparse thus far, and many of those working, conducting businesses and living around the race zone are claiming that they are in the dark about the event and are thinking of alternatives to brave the expected traffic congestion. Taxi drivers have voiced their grouses too, complaining of a loss of income during the race weekend as roads around the area will be closed off. The police are also reportedly unimpressed with the safety aspects, adding there have been more questions than answers in the way things have developed thus far. Concrete bar...

Full article: http://paultan.org/2015/07/24/kl-city-grand-prix-concerns...

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