Thailand Grand Prix
Designed by German architect Herman Tilke, the Buriram International Circuit opened in 2014 and will see MotoGP™ making its debut this season. Located around 410km northeast from the country’s capital of Bangkok, the town of Buriram in the Buriram province literally translates into “city of happiness”, and its typically hot and humid weather is a key feature of its Southeast Asian location. The 4.554km layout incorporates 12 turns and has seen the Superbike World Championship racing at the venue since 2015. Its state-of-the-art facilities, include a total capacity for 100,000 people with various grandstands around the circuit providing incredible viewing opportunities for spectators.
|Track Best lap||1m29.287s (183.6 Km/h) Jorge Martin (Ducati, 2023)|
|Pole Position||1m29.287s (183.6 Km/h) Jorge Martin (Ducati, 2023)|
|Race Lap||1m30.178s (181.8 Km/h) Jorge Martin (Ducati, 2023)|
|2023 Sprint Winner||Jorge Martin (Ducati)|
|2023 Winner||Jorge Martin (Ducati)|
Both Repsol Honda Team riders put together hard-fought races to leave the triple-header on a high, each with a clutch of points and an ever-improving feeling on the Honda RC213V after battling through the Buriram heat. Fans and riders alike hardly knew which way to look during an explosive 26-lap… read more.
In typical MotoGP fashion, tenths of a second would be the defining factor in the story of Friday action in Thailand as Marc Marquez took 11th ahead of his teammate Joan Mir in 16th. Red-hot action in Free Practice 1 matched the red-hot weather conditions as the sun unapologetically beat… read more.
From the heat of Indonesia to the cold winds of Phillip Island, it’s back to blazing sun and high temperatures as the Repsol Honda Team arrive in Buriram for the third and final race of this triple header stint. The scene of the crowning moment from Marc Marquez’s dominating 2019… read more.
A dramatic day at the Thai GP yielded more points for the Repsol Honda Team as Marc Marquez and Pol Espargaro dodged puddles and chased improvements. What had looked set to be a straightforward race day in Thailand was interrupted by a torrential downpour during the Moto2 race, leaving the… read more.
A slide in the last corner is all that separated Marc Marquez from the first and the third rows of the grid as he and Espargaro battled it out at a blazing Buriram. Relentless sun replaced the constant Thai rain at the Chang International Circuit, making for an extremely physically… read more.
A positive and mostly dry day for Marc Marquez as he builds his speed in Buriram with Pol Espargaro not far behind. Days of intensive rain finally yielded as the MotoGP World Championship returned to the Chang International Circuit for the first time since 2019. A brief midday shower interrupted… read more.
A return to Buriram marks the end of the first stint of the flyaways, Marc Marquez and Pol Espargaro as motivated as ever. Thai fans have been waiting since 2019 to see the Repsol Honda Team in action and the wait is finally over. MotoGP’s last visit to Thailand holds… read more.
Marc Marquez was crowned the 2019 MotoGP World Champion in the only way he knows how: with a thrilling race win delivered at the final corner. A full house at the Buriram Circuit were treated to an edge of their seats MotoGP race as they witnessed Marc Marquez crowned World… read more.
The Repsol Honda Team kept their cool after a wet and wild start to Saturday in Thailand, Marquez securing a front row start despite a crash and Lorenzo is ready to fight forward. After delays of over an hour due to a heavy morning downpour, action eventually got underway in… read more.
An unfazed Marc Marquez recovered from his biggest crash of the year to challenge for the top spot while teammate Jorge Lorenzo made constant improvements around Buriram. Dark clouds in the morning had many expecting rain at the Buriram Circuit, but fortunately none came. Riders were still tasked with beating… read more.
The second running of the Thai Grand Prix presents Marc Marquez with his first chance to wrap up the 2019 MotoGP World Championship as an incredible campaign enters its closing stages. 2018 saw Buriram debut on the MotoGP World Championship calendar. The first running of the race produced a thrilling… read more.
It was another master-class race for Championship leader Marc Marquez, who took the first MotoGP win ever in Thailand in front of a cheering, enthusiast crowd of more than 100.000 spectators. Marc’s seventh victory of the season is also the 68th of his career, putting him equal with Jorge Lorenzo… read more.
Never one to take the easy route, Marc Marquez today scored the first MotoGP pole ever at the Buriram Circuit, at the same time becoming the first rider to earn pole position from Q1! His umpteenth historic result is also his 50th pole in the Premier class, the 78th in… read more.
It was a positive beginning to the inaugural Grand Prix of Thailand for the Repsol Honda team when points-leader Marc Marquez finished fourth overall, a mere 0.098” off the top, on a sunny and hot day one at the Buriram International Circuit. In both FP1 and FP2, Marc completed several… read more.
In five days the world will know the first ever MotoGP winner of the Grand Prix of Thailand, a country where the World Championship is hugely popular and the race, to be hosted at the Buriram International Circuit, is eagerly awaited. Looking back at the three-day test hosted last 16-18… read more.
Today in Thailand, the Repsol Honda Team concluded another very productive session of testing that saw Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa continue working on the general development of their RC213V, carrying out tests on the latest engine configuration, chassis, aerodynamics, and Michelin tyres. Over the three days, Marc completed a… read more.
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Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa were both among just five riders who were able to lap under the 1’31” barrier on the first day of testing at the Buriram International Circuit. Marc set the third fastest time in 1’30.912”, while Dani (who suffered an uneventful late morning crash in the… read more.
As they waited to mount their RC213V race machines tomorrow for the second winter test of 2018, at Thailand’s Buriram International Circuit, Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa today had the opportunity to enjoy a few laps on the new-entry track aboard a Honda Scoopy i scooter. Measuring just… read more.