Jakarta - To continue to compete in the Formula 1, Rio Haryanto still need funds to pay off the deficit for the sponsor to be paid to the Manor Racing, although Solo rider has competed in two races.

Until now, the Rio, a new deposit cash advance of 3 million euros of a total of 15 million euro to be able to get a car and a chance to compete at the Manor F1 2016 season.

Pertamina as the main sponsor Rio has agreed provide 5 million euros. To help the rest of this funding shortfall, various ways to do the Rio and the Ministry of Youth and Sports.

One of the efforts done by some societies is to sell shirts assorted themed design support to Indonesia first rider who appeared in Formula 1 at the Indonesia International Motor Show (IIMS) 2016, JIExpo Kemayoran, Jakarta.

"It's official, the money from the sale of one hundred percent straight for Rio Haryanto," said the guard booth Djanti S told AFP on Tuesday.

According Djanti, to date, there are nine design shirts sold. For short-sleeve T-shirt sold for Rp125,000 while the long sleeve shirts sold Rp150ribu. There are also stickers are priced at a price of Rp5,000.

The enthusiasm of the visitors were quite high since the sale on April 8, 2016.

"Many are enthusiastic about for auxiliary Rio. Most busy shoppers at weekends," he said.

T-shirts that can be found at booth IIMS. "It's made specifically for the IIMs, so buy online as well not exist," said Djanti.

Support donation to Rio can also be done by transferring funds directly to the bank on behalf of the Rio Haryanto at Bank BCA or 122.0000.882.012 account with account number 0153551593.

People can also make a donation via SMS by RIO format to 7788 for all carriers at a cost of Rp 5,000 starting 17 April.

Translated by : adhe