Archive For The “Chang International Circuit” Category

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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Buriram PTT BRIC Superbikes Championship Round 1.

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Buriram  PTT BRIC Superbikes Championship Round 1.

Canadian Buriram resident Colin Butler did not race this weekend as in Friday’s free practice he got hit by another rider and although unhurt was unable to race as the damage caused to his brand new Kawasaki on its first ever outing could not be repaired in time (Not a happy bunny this weekend). We…

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Buriram BRIC/ARRC Weekend Race Meeting

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Buriram BRIC/ARRC Weekend Race Meeting

  The second round of the ARRC series took place this weekend at the Chang International Circuit and provided close racing in all classes with exciting finishes. The famous turn 12, the final turn into the finish area providing some hair raising moments. In Saturday’s Suzuki challenge race we had around 10 riders together into…

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MotoGP To Come To Chang International Circuit ?

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MotoGP To Come To Chang International Circuit ?

The cabinet yesterday gave the green light for Thailand to host MotoGP races, the Tourism and Sports Minister said. Under the plan, proposed by the ministry, Thailand would host a motorcycle Grand Prix for three years from 2018-2020. The Chang International Circuit in Buri Ram is the proposed venue for the race. The government would…

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World Superbike Race 2 Sunday at Buriram.

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World Superbike Race 2 Sunday at Buriram.

  Another great win for the king of this circuit Johnathan Rea of Northern Ireland, 5 wins and a second in the races held here in the last three years. He charged off into the lead from the off followed by Marco Melandri and Chaz Davies who was unlucky to fall on the second lap….

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Flying Scotsman Is On Form At The Buriram Circuit

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Flying Scotsman Is On Form At The Buriram Circuit

Local lad Gary Johnson was out with the top guys this weekend at the Chang International circuit, racing in the Thailand Kawasaki Superbike championship in only his third ever event. He recorded his best lap ever around the circuit with a time of 1min – 48.56 seconds taking around 4 seconds off his former personal…

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