Bangsaen prepares for the future

Bangsaen prepares for the future

12.08.2016: There are now less than three and a half months remaining until the 10th




There are now less than three and a half months remaining until the 10th Anniversary edition of the Bangsaen Grand Prix gets underway and certainly the most significant factor during this milestone year will be the event’s entry onto the world stage, which will come in the wake of the conclusion of the push for FIA circuit homologation.


That process is ongoing and the latest step has been the completion of a full 3D survey of the street circuit and its surroundings right down to the last tiny details. A specialised joint Australian-Thai survey team has carried out the process.


The last round of Thailand Super Series (TSS), held in Buriram last month, saw a number of key supporting categories grabbing attention including TCR Thailand, which held its second ever pair of races, and 'guest' series Porsche Carrera Cup Asia, which joined our programme in the North East for a second consecutive year.


 Both championships added something a little bit different to the programme and both certainly generated plenty of interest. Full reports from both TCR Thailand and Porsche Carrera Cup Asia follow.



TCR Thailand's entry list for that weekend included a new international driver joining the Krating Daeng Racing Team as they swelled up to a full compliment of three cars.


The driver in question was Khun Alexander Mies and the German racer was a pretty logical choice as he already has a strong connection with the team.


 Meanwhile, factory support is also a core metric of TCR and recently SEAT Sport sent technicians over from Spain to assist the teams running the six SEAT Leon Cup Racers that have recently arrived in Thailand.





- Edd Ellison, also photo

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12.08.2016 / MaP

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