TSS - Super 2000 delivers up the thrills at Bira

TSS - Super 2000 delivers up the thrills at Bira

10.10.2016: Thailand Super Series at Bira Circuit Fuse Super 2000 with Bira Circuit and the sparks are always going to be flying

Thailand Super Series at Bira Circuit



Fuse Super 2000 with Bira Circuit and the sparks are always going to be flying. It was no different a story when Thailand’s long running headline ‘touring car’ championship rolled into the Pattaya racetrack as Thailand Super Series (TSS) pitched up for its penultimate round of the year.


Two action packed races duly ensued as a plethora of our top drivers went into battle. Although there were many stars of the weekend 20-year-old category debutant Pattarapol Vongprai stunned the paddock by winning both races outright.


 We also welcomed a new champion, Kittipol Pramoj Na Ayudhya and other drivers to stand out from the crowd over the hectic double header included two more Honda drivers’, Munkong Sathienthirakul and Ekprawat Petcharak.


Meanwhile significant elements of infrastructure upgrades in order to achieve FIA Grade 3 homologation are progressing at the Bangsaen Street Circuit and with less than a month and a half now remaining until the 10th Anniversary edition gets underway it’s a case of all systems go.


 The most imposing physical change to the track layout this year will come at the final corner – Turn 23 – the long sweeping right hander, an almost constant radius corner, that starts at the exit of the S2 Bangsaen Hotel Hairpin (and Pit Exit) before sweeping round onto the start-finish straight.


We are pleased to take part in the official celebrations of the 30th anniversary of Bira International Circuit, which will he held this coming Saturday (15 October). We will present a trio of racing machines that provide a snapshot of the series, the Porsche 997 GT3 Cup that TSS President Sontaya Kunplome races in Super Car GTC, a new SEAT Léon TCR, which is competing in the inaugural season of TCR Thailand, and one of the Honda Jazz racecars that make up the fleet of capable ‘learner level’ machines used by the TSS Racing Academy (TRA).


Finally, premium sports brand Audi has become the latest carmaker to officially commit to the TCR concept and it has done so in the most emphatic manner, presenting its brand new TCR compliant racecar, dubbed the Audi RS 3 LMS, in front of the eyes of the world’s media at the prestigious Paris Motor Show.






- Edd Ellison - also photo

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10.10.2016 / MaP

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