#15 Isuzu All New driver Thanaphon Chucharoenporn finished the TH Super Pickup D1 (Class A-B) session on top with a time of 01:56.680, ahead of #41 Ford Ranger driver Jack Lemvard and #59 Isuzu All New driver Suwat Limjirapinya.

By Nida Anis

#2 Isuzu All New driver Supachai Khongman was the first to set a competitive lap time, clocking in at 01:57.861 on his second tour around the 3.74-kilometre long Bangsaen Street Circuit. The Mobil1 Racing Team by รวมช่างเชี ยงกง Class A racer had an average speed of 114.24 km/h.

However, it was Chucharoenporn who would go on to set the next fastest lap times. On his fifth lap, the Nexzter M KSport HYB BRC Fle x Speedoil Repsol Motul AKANA by อู๊ ดอ๋องระยอง driver set a time of 01:57.357, before improving by 0.677s on his eighth lap to finish fastest overall and in Class A.

The fastest driver in Class B was Suwat Limjirapinya in his #59 Isuzu All New. Competing for Isuzu Suphan Explorer Liqui Moly Racing Team, he set a lap time of 01:57.688 on his sixth lap of the Bangsaen Street Circuit, placing him first in class and third overall.

37 drivers took part in the session, which saw multiple cars receive warnings from race control due to them producing black smoke. Additionally, an orange and yellow surface flag was deployed at Turn 18 towards the end of the session to warn drivers about fluids on track.

TH Super Pickup D1 (Class A-B) top ten

  1. Thanaphon Chucharoenporn, Nexzter MKSport HYB BRC Flex Speedoil Repsol Motul AKANA by อู๊ดอ๋องระยอง #15 Isuzu All New – 1:56.680 (Pickup A)
  2. Jack Lemvard, Aurora Ford Thailand Racing #41 Ford Ranger – 1:57.486 (Pickup A)
  3. Suwat Limjirapinya, Isuzu Suphan Explorer Liqui Moly Racing Team #59 Isuzu All New – 1:57.688 (Pickup B)
  4. Suphachai Khongman, Mobil1 Racing Team by รวมช่างเชียงกง #7 Isuzu All New – 1:57.861 (Pickup A)
  5. Tanawat Suwannarat, Zic Tune by Aot Phc Nitto Brc Team #22 Isuzu D-Max – 1:57.877 (Pickup A)
  6. Natthawut Phuengphrom, Nexzter MKSport HYB BRC Flex Speedoil Repsol Motul Akana by อู๊ดอ๋องระยอง #5 Isuzu All New D-Max – 1:58.546 (Pickup B)
  7. Nanthawat Chamnan, Nexzter MKSport HYB BRC Flex Speedoil Repsol Motul Akana by อู๊ดอ๋องระยอง #24 Isuzu All New – 1:59.202 (Pickup A)
  8. Nutthanuch Wongsomboon, Super Pig SCG Jobmontri Omega Nexzter Racing Team #93 Isuzu All New – 1:59.324 (Pickup A)
  9. Chinnawut Laochinchart, Alpha Factory Racing Team by Pulzar #23 Isuzu D-Max – 1:59.794 (Pickup A)
  10. Paitoon Thammasirikul, REPSOL บังแซะแคมซิ่ง ALPHATECH รวมช่างเซียงกง #11 Isuzu D-Max – 2:00.376 (Pickup A)

Header photo credit: Nida Anis

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