Archive For The “Chang International Circuit” Category

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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TR Motorsport Return To Chang International Circuit In August

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TR Motorsport Return To Chang International Circuit In August

Since the opening of the Chang International Circuit, the Buriram Times has made many new friends in the racing world, both two wheels and four. One such team is TR Motorsport who are a car racing outfit based in Pattaya . They will be returning to Buriram in August and we were going to run…

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Buriram Looks Set To Hold MotoGP In 2018

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Buriram Looks Set To Hold MotoGP In 2018

Thailand is set to get a place on the MotoGP calendar in 2018 with the Buriram circuit joining an extended round of 19. The Hermann Tilke-designed facility has agreed a two-year deal with championship promoter Dorna Sports, with an option to extend it to a third. It was originally meant to hold its first MotoGP…

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The Other Stars of Racing at the Buriram International Circuit

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The Other Stars of Racing at the Buriram International Circuit

The people, without whose efforts, we would not be able to enjoy our racing. We have mentioned before our admiration of the efficiency and professional set up at the Buriram circuit by the officials, marshals and medical crews. These people have to be in attendance during the whole weekend of the race events which usually…

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