Love Motorcycle Road Racing? Don’t Miss Out on PTT Thailand Grand Prix 2018

Southeast Asian fans can look forward to a new race this year in their backyard, with a MotoGP event hosted by Thailand for the first time in the championship’s seven-decade-long history.

On October 5–7, the PTT Thailand Grand Prix 2018 will be held in the town of Buriram, about 300 kilometers northeast of Bangkok.

Followed by 800 million viewers around the planet, the MotoGP is the premier motorcycle road racing championship and an annual series that takes in 19 races across five continents.

Southeast Asian fans can look forward to a new race this year in their backyard, with a MotoGP event hosted by Thailand for the first time in the championship’s seven-decade-long history.

On October 5–7, the PTT Thailand Grand Prix 2018 will be held in the town of Buriram, about 300 kilometers northeast of Bangkok. Its home will be the world-class Chang International Circuit, where spectators can watch Spanish superstar riders Marc Marquez and Jorge Lorenzo in action, alongside one of the most successful motorcycle racers of all time – multiple MotoGP world champion Valentino Rossi.

Also making an appearance will be Honda Team Asia’s Nakarin Atiratphuvapat, the only Thai racer to have competed throughout the 2018 season of the Moto3 World Championship.

And as Thailand will be hosting the event for the next three years, Buriram is assured of a place on the MotoGP through 2020.

More information here.

This article originally appeared in the August/September 2018 print issue of DestinAsian magazine (“On Track in Thailand”).

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