March 2-4, 2018   |   Chang International Circuit, THAILAND

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CIRCUIT INFO

The Buriram International Circuit (known as Chang International Circuit (ช้าง อินเตอร์เนชั่นแนล เซอร์กิต) for commercial purposes, but listed by its non-commercial name because of alcohol restrictions in some countries) is amotorsport race track in Buriram, Buriram Province, Thailand. The circuit was opened in 2014. This is the first FIAGrade 1 and FIM Grade A circuit in Thailand. The track’s primary corporate sponsor is Chang Beer, named the track as part of the sponsorship. (However, because of rules in France and Qatar, the circuit uses the non-commercial name in FIM documentation.)

The Japanese Super GT has visited Buriram since 2014. Also, the TCR International Series, TCR Asia Series and GT Asia Series is scheduled to race at Burinam in October 2015, and the World Touring Car Championship in November 2015, and the Asian Le Mans Series in January 2016.

On March 22 2015, the first ever Thailand round of the World Superbike Championship was held at the circuit. Both of the Superbike races were won by UK rider Jonathan Rea and the World Supersport race was won by Thai rider Ratthapark Wilairot, much to the delight of the Thai spectators.[2]

On June 23 2015 it was announced that the Porsche Carrera Cup Asia series would be visiting the circuit for the seventh and eighth rounds of the one-make series.[3]

On March 12 2016, the second Thailand round of the World Superbike Championship was held. UK rider Jonathan Rea again won race 1, UK rider Tom Sykes won race 2. The World Supersport race was won by the French riderJules Cluzel. [4]

On March 11 2017, the third Thailand round of the World SuperBike Championship took place. UK rider Jonathan Rea scored his hattrick of race 1 wins at the circuit and also won race 2. The World Supersport race was won by Italian rider Federico Caricasulo, local Thai rider Decha Kraisart came second. [5]

In September 2017, Dorna Sports confirmed that MotoGP will be held at Buriram International Circuit (Because ofThaiBev naming rights sponsorship being prohibited in some countries, Dorna is not permitted to use naming rights alcohol sponsorship on the circuit in official statements) in the name Thailand motorcycle Grand Prix starting since season 2018.[6]

Location :Buriram, Isan, Thailand  |  Major events :FIM MotoGPSBK, WTCC, Super GT, Porsche Carrera Cup Asia  |  Lenght : 4.554 km (2.830 mi)  |  Turns : 12  |  Grade :FIA 1 &

FIM A  |  Surface : Asphalt  |  Opened : 4 October 2014  |  Lap record :1:25.441 (Daiki Sasaki, Kondō Racing, 2014, Super GT)  |  Capacity :50,000 (grandstand) + 50,000 (berm) = 100,000 total capacity[1]

Website : www.bric.co.th

RACE PROGRAMME

DAY/TIME ACTIVITIES/CLASS STATUS PROGRAMME
Thursday – 1st March 2018
1400 – 1700 Registration, Technical & Sporting Checks
Team Set up & Others Formalities
Asia Road Racing
1700 Riders Briefing SS600, AP250, UB150
Friday – 2nd March 2018
0900 – 0930 (30min) UB150 Practice 1
0940 – 1010 (30min) AP250 Practice 1
1020 – 1100 (40min) SS600 Practice 1
1110 – 1140 (30min)  UB150 Practice 2
1150 – 1220 (30min) AP250 Practice 2
1230 – 1310 (40min) SS600 Practice 2
BREAK
1410 – 1440 (30min) UB150 Qualifying
1450 – 1520 (30min) AP250 Practice 3
1530 – 1610 (40min) SS600 Practice 3
Saturday – 3rd March 2018
0900 – 0910 (10min) UB150 Warm Up
0920 – 0950 (30min) AP250 Qualifying
1000 – 1040 (40min) SS600 Qualifying
1050 – 1120 (30min) UB150 Top 15 Riders SuperPole
1140 – 1240 (40min) Chang International Circuit Activities (Track & Paddock)
1310 UB150 Race 1 – 8 Laps
1405 AP250 Race 1 – 10 Laps
1505 SS600 Race 1 – 18 Laps
Sunday – 4th March 2017
0930 – 0940 (10min) UB150 Warm Up
0950 – 1000 (10min) AP250 Warm Up
1010 – 1025 (15min) SS600 Warm Up
1040 – 1055 (15min) SS600 Warm Up
1100 – 1230 (90min) Chang International Circuit Activities (Track & Paddock)
1310 UB150 Race 2 – 8 Laps
1405 AP250 Race 2 – 10 Laps
1505 SS600 Race 2 – 16 Laps
* As of 12th February 2018 **Subjected To Changes

RACE INFO

2017 REVIEW

Pos Race 1 Time Race 2 Time
1 Apiwat Wongthananon 29’58.173 Apiwat Wongthananon 29’53.158
2 Anthony West 29’58.353 Anthony West 29’55.549
3 Thitipong Warokorn 29’58.488 Azlan Shah Kamaruzaman 29’59.060
4 Chalermpol Polaimai 29’58.670 Chalermpol Polaimai 29’59.543
5 Azlan Shah Kamaruzaman 29’59.564 Thitipong Warokorn 29’59.656

 

ENTRY LIST

NO NAME TEAM NAME NAT MAKE COMP NO
1 Anthony West Webike IKAZUCHI Racing AUS Yamaha 13
2 Irfan Ardiansyah. Astra Honda Racing Team INA Honda 16
3 Azroy Hakeem Anuar Musashi Boon Siew Honda MAS Honda 20
4 Md Zaqhwan Zaidi Musashi Boon Siew Honda MAS Honda 21
5 Taiga Hada Idemitsu Honda Racing India by T.Pro Ten10 JPN Honda 23
6 Decha Kraisart YAMAHA Thailand Racing Team THA Yamaha 24
7 Azlan Shah Kamaruzaman Manual Tech KYT Kawasaki Racing MAS Kawasaki 25
8 Andi Farid Izdihar Astra Honda Racing Team INA Honda 27
9 Patrick Li Webike IKAZUCHI Racing AUS Yamaha 29
10 Md Ramdan Rosli Team Hong Leong Yamaha Malaysia MAS Yamaha 32
11 Ahmad Yudhistira Manual Tech KYT Kawasaki Racing INA Kawasaki 33
12 Ratthapong Wilairot YAMAHA Thailand Racing Team THA Yamaha 56
13 Keminth Kubo Yamaha Racing Asean THA Yamaha 64
14 Muhammad Ibrahim  Norrodin SIC Junior ZK Racing MAS Kawasaki 66
15 Yuki Ito Yamaha Racing Asean JPN Yamaha 76
16 Md Afiq Azmi ONEXOX TKKR Racing Team MAS Yamaha 80
17 Keisuke Kurihara AP Honda Racing Thailand JPN Honda 88
18 Md Muzakkir Mohamed ONEXOX TKKR Racing Team MAS Yamaha 92
19 Thitipong Warokorn*** Kawasaki Thailand Racing Team THA Kawasaki 100
20 Passawit Thitivararak AP Honda Racing Thailand THA Honda 123
21 Kasma Daniel Kasmayudin Team Hong Leong Yamaha Malaysia MAS Yamaha 127
22 Tomoyoshi Koyama Musashi Boon Siew Honda JPN Honda 634

Notes : *** Wild Card

2017 REVIEW

Pos Race 1 Time Race 2 Time
1 Rheza Danica Ahrens 19’07.754 Tomoyoshi Koyama 19’09.799
2 Anupab Sarmoon 19’07.965 Anupab Sarmoon 19’09.839
3 Tomoyoshi Koyama 19’08.111 Gerry Salim 19’17.532
4 Gerry Salim 19’14.884 Peerapong Luiboonpeng 19’18.376
5 Vorapong Malahuan 19’14.959 Peerapong Boonlert 19’18.460

 

ENTRY LIST

NO NAME TEAM NAME NAT MAKE COMP NO
1 Mario Suryo Aji Astra Honda Racing Team INA Honda 16
2 Brandon Demmery Webike IKAZUCHI Racing AUS Yamaha 21
3 Md Hafiza Rofa ONEXOX TKKR Racing Team MAS Yamaha 24
4 Md Hafiz Nor Azman CKJ Yamaha Racing Team MAS Yamaha 30
5 Kritchaporn Kaewsonthi AP Honda Racing Thailand THA Honda 35
6 Muhammad Izam Ikmal SIC Junior ZK Racing MAS Kawasaki 36
7 Muklada Sarapuech AP Honda Racing Thailand THA Honda 44
8 Peerapong Boonlert YAMAHA Thailand Racing TEAM THA Yamaha 45
9 Ahmad Afif Amran CKJ Yamaha Racing Team MAS Yamaha 50
10 Cao Viet Nam Yuzy Honda Vietnam Racing Team VIE Honda 65
11 Muhammad Idil Fitri Mahadi SIC Junior ZK Racing MAS Kawasaki 78
12 Sethu Rajiv Idemitsu Honda Racing India by T.Pro Ten10 IND Honda 80
13 Anish Damodara Shetty Idemitsu Honda Racing India by T.Pro Ten10 IND Honda 81
14 Kanatat Jaiman YAMAHA Thailand Racing TEAM THA Yamaha 90
15 Md. Khairul Ikhwan Ajis ONEXOX TKKR Racing Team MAS Yamaha 95
16 Anggi Setiawan Yamaha Yamalube KYT TJM WR Super Battery INA Yamaha 96
17 Andy Muhammad Fadly Manual Tech KYT Kawasaki Racing INA Kawasaki 108
18 Rheza Danica Ahrens Astra Honda Racing Team INA Honda 123
19 Richard Taroreh Yamaha Racing Indonesia INA Yamaha 179
20 Awhin Sanjaya Astra Honda Racing Team INA Honda 198
21 Rafid Topan Sucipto Yamaha Yamalube KYT TJM WR Super Battery INA Yamaha 250
22 Suzuki Takashi Team One For All JPN Yamaha 410
23 Anupab Sarmoon YAMAHA Thailand Racing TEAM THA Yamaha 500
24 Chiou Ke-Lung United Oil M-Mate Racing TPE Honda 888
25 M.Faerozi Yamaha Racing Indonesia INA Yamaha 901

2016 REVIEW

Pos Race 1 Time Race 2 Time
1 Wahyu Aji Trilaksana 16’50.406 Azroy Hakeem Anuar 16’46.680
2 Md Amirul Ariff Musa 16’50.884 Wahyu Aji Trilaksana 16’46.786
3 Md Haziq Md Fairues 16’50.984 Md. Helmi Azman 16:’46.859
4 Md Muzakkir Mohamed 16’51.024 Md Amirul Ariff Musa 16’47.088
5 Owie Nurhuda 16’51.786 Anggi Setiawan 16’46.854

 

ENTRY LIST

NO NAME TEAM NAME NAT MAKE COMP NO
1 Md Akid Aziz UMA Racing Yamaha Maju Motor Asia Team MAS Yamaha 13
2 Md Adib Rosley RCB Yamaha Y Y Pang Racing MAS Yamaha 18
3 Gupita Kresna Yamaha SND Factory INA Yamaha 23
4 Md Haziq Md Fairues UMA Racing Yamaha Maju Motor Asia Team MAS Yamaha 26
5 Huynh Minh Sang UMA Racing Yamaha Maju Motor Asia Team VIE Yamaha 28
6 Md Helmi Azman SCK Rapido Hi Rev Honda Racing Team MAS Honda 32
7 Md Affendi Rosli Team One For All MAS Yamaha 36
8 Ahmad Fazli Sham ONEXOX TKKR Racing Team MAS Yamaha 46
9 Md. Hafieenaz Md Ali United Oil M-Mate Racing MAS Yamaha 54
10 Wahyu Aji Trilaksana Yamaha Racing Indonesia INA Yamaha 60
11 Md Harith Farhan Yuzy Honda Vietnam Racing Team MAS Honda 62
12 Md Amirul Ariff Musa Yuzy Honda Vietnam Racing Team MAS Honda 63
13 Fakhrusy Syakirin Rostam SCK Rapido Hi Rev Honda Racing Team MAS Honda 65
14 Md Haeikal Akmal ONEXOX TKKR Racing Team MAS Yamaha 71
15 Md Izzat Zaidi RCB Yamaha Y Y Pang Racing MAS Yamaha 98
16 Nguyen Vu Thanh Yuzy Honda Vietnam Racing Team VIE Honda 99
17 Syahrul Amin Yamaha SND Factory INA Yamaha 199

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