In March 2015 Thailand became the latest Asian country to play host to WorldSBK™ at the new state-of-the-art Chang International Circuit. The venue was opened in 2014 earning FIM Grade A and FIA Grade 1 classifications, with the owners striving to attract the biggest names in two and four-wheel motorsports. Since then Thailand has become a permanent fixture on the calendar and is a popular destination amongst riders and fans.
Chang International Circuit
30/2 Moo 4, T. I-San, A. Muang,
Buriram, Tailandia 31000
|Pole Record||1'31.912 (178,37 Km/h) A. Bautista (Ducati Panigale V4 R, 2019)|
|Race Record||1'32.724 (176,81 Km/h) A. Bautista (Ducati Panigale V4 R, 2019)|
|All Time Record||1'31.912 (178,37 Km/h) A. Bautista (Ducati Panigale V4 R, 2019)|
|2019 Race 1 Winner||Alvaro Bautista (Ducati Panigale V4 R)|
|2019 Superpole Race Winner||Alvaro Bautista (Ducati Panigale V4 R)|
|2019 Race 2 Winner||Alvaro Bautista (Ducati Panigale V4 R)|
Ryuichi Kiyonari scored a twelfth-place finish in Race 2 at Buriram today after a DNF in the Superpole race. The Japanese rider was satisfied to have finished the race inside the points zone, but he’s looking forward to taking another step forward in terms of both his riding style and… read more.
The first of two race days at Buriram concludes with a thirteenth-place finish for Leon Camier and a DNF for team-mate Ryuichi Kiyonari. The British Moriwaki Althea Honda Team rider got away well from twelfth on the grid in Race 1, but he slipped back to fourteenth through the opening… read more.
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The fact that the heat would set riders and teams an additional challenge in Thailand was to be expected, and so it was as the Superbikes took to the Buriram track for the second round of the world championship. An air temperature of 36°C and a track temperature of 56°C… read more.
Leon Camier and Ryuichi Kiyonari enjoyed the warm and passionate welcome of the Thai people during a well-attended event, hosted by A.P. Honda, that took place in downtown Bangkok on the evening of Wednesday 13 March. In the spectacular Honda BigWing facility located in the vibrant country’s capital, the Moriwaki… read more.