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Sunday’s Racing At The Chang International Circuit

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Sunday’s Racing At The Chang International Circuit

Race day on Sunday presented the worst weather conditions we have ever witnessed here. It was cold,wet and windy which provided some close,exciting races. However, it also provided plenty of spills with riders sliding off their bikes. The 400CC ST3  race featured 15 year-old Stewart Johnson who was riding in only his second race. Starting…

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PTT BRIC Superbikes At Chang International Circuit This Weekend

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PTT BRIC Superbikes At Chang International Circuit This Weekend

This weekend sees the final round of the PTT BRIC Superbike racing with the races on Sunday the 5th. We will be following the local boys this weekend who include among others Colin Butler, Gary Johnson & his young son Stewart who is  in  only his second race. We also welcome back to Buriram our…

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Buriram Road Trip In Search Of Hotel Rooms For The Moto GP

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Buriram Road Trip In Search Of Hotel Rooms For The Moto GP

Newsflash from the Moto GP website, the official MotoGP calendar for 2018 was released and in addition to the Japanese, Australian and Malaysian GP races, Thailand has been added as a new destination to lead off this Asian tour on October 5-6-7 at the Chang International Racing circuit in Buriram. As a motorcycle loving American…

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15 Year-Old Stewart Johnson Makes His Racing Debut At The Weekend

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15 Year-Old Stewart Johnson Makes His Racing Debut At The Weekend

Stewart Johnson of Buriram is to have his first ever race this weekend. At 15 , Stewart is the eldest son of Gary Johnson and is making his racing debut. He will be riding a KTM 400cc machine in the 400cc class. Unfortunately Dad Gary will miss his son’s debut due to work commitments in…

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MotoGP 2018 Confirmed At Chang International Circuit

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MotoGP 2018 Confirmed At Chang International Circuit

Thailand’s inaugural MotoGP round will be held at the Buriram circuit in 2018. The event was officially confirmed in Bangkok on Thursday, when Dorna CEO Carmelo Ezpeleta and Thailand’s Governor of Sport Sakon Wannapong put pen to paper on a three-year contract. But there was still no confirmation of the event date.  “Today the Sports…

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Kawasaki Road Racing Championship Round 3 At Chang International Circuit

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Kawasaki Road Racing Championship Round 3 At Chang International Circuit

Colin and I went along to the circuit to meet up with local riders Gary Johnson and Colin Butler. Unfortunately, Colin was unable to attend due to work commitments. However, we were fortunate to come across  Keith Fortt and his 23 year-old son Ben who rides in the Superbikes class as they were sharing a…

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Deputy Prime Minister Visits Chang International Circuit

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Deputy Prime Minister Visits Chang International Circuit

The Deputy Prime Minister  along with a contingent from the Ministry of Sport visited the Chang International Circuit yesterday (August 24). The visit comes ahead of the important winter practice for the Moto GP on February 16-18. The government has backed Buriram’s bid to host the Moto GP in 2018, 19 and 20. The first…

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Racing At Chang International Circuit August 26 & 27

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Racing At Chang International Circuit August 26 & 27

THIS WEEKEND AT BURIRAM INTERNATIONAL CIRCUIT & HOSTED BY KAWASAKI THAILAND. COME ALONG FOR THIS POPULAR EVENT & SUPPORT OUR LOCAL FAVOURITES COLIN BUTLER (CANADA) & GARY JOHNSON (SCOTLAND) ALONG WITH A HOST OF THAILAND’S BEST RIDERS. BURIRAM TIMES WILL BE COVERING THIS EVENT & WILL BE POSTING REPORTS/RESULTS NEXT WEEK.

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Buriram Weekend Motor Sport Round-Up

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Buriram Weekend Motor Sport Round-Up

Mixed fortunes for our two local favourites at the Buriram circuit on Sunday. We had a total of nine races to enjoy on Sunday at the Chang International Circuit with each proving extremely exciting for a very good crowd who turned out to spectate. The only real incident was the downpour of rain that occurred…

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Gary Johnson “On Pole Position” For Today’s Race

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Gary Johnson “On Pole Position” For Today’s Race

Gary our local hero dominated a wet qualifying session at the Buriram – Chang International Circuit yesterday to get pole position. He ended 2.85 seconds faster than his nearest rival. This is a great result for Gary and his new sponsor BK Metalsheet Motorsport.   We wish him well in his race today Report by…

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