The Thailand Super Series 2024 calendar reaches its most anticipated event this weekend with the second round of the championship taking place at the stunning Bangsaen Grand Prix from July 3-7, 2024.

By the Asian Motorsport Team

Set against the picturesque backdrop of the Bangsaen beachfront, the 3.7-kilometre-long street circuit in Chonburi will be buzzing with excitement as the Thailand Super Pickup Class A and B categories compete in four highly anticipated races over three days.

Event schedule

  • Wednesday, July 3: Official Practice
  • Thursday, July 4: Qualifying
  • Friday, July 5 – Sunday, July 7: Races

Entry list

Class A

The lineup for this weekend features a mix of seasoned veterans and emerging talents, all driving various high-performance pickups. Notable entries include:

  • #3 Sandy Stuvik | Aurora Ford Thailand Racing | Ford Ranger
  • #7 Suphachai Khongman | Mobil1 Racing Team by รวมช่างเชียงกง | Isuzu All New
  • #11 Paitoon Thammasirikul | REPSOL บังแซะแคมซิ่ง ALPHATECH รวมช่างเซียงกง | Isuzu D-Max
  • #14 Chayapon Yotha | TT Motorsports Donut Racing | Mitsubishi Triton
  • #15 Thanaphon Chucharoenpon | Nexzter MKSport HYB BRC Flex Speedoil Repsol Motul AKANA by อู๊ดอ๋องระยอง | Isuzu All New
  • #16 Akealuck Narkkerd | A-tech Ralliart LiquiMoly | Mitsubishi Triton
  • #21 Jaylyn Robotham | FORD-CRE-SUPAVUT RACING | Ford Ranger
  • #22 Tanawat Suwannarat Zic | TunebyAot Phc Nitto Brc team | Isuzu D-Max
  • #23 Chinnawut Laochinchart | AlphaFactoryRacingTeam ByPulzar | Isuzu D-Max
  • #24 Nanthawat Chamnan | Nexzter MKSport HYB BRC Flex Speedoil Repsol Motul AKANA by อู๊ดอ๋องระยอง | Isuzu All New
  • #25 Chase Chakris Parks | FORD-CRE-SUPAVUT RACING | Ford Ranger
  • #29 Jaras Jaengkamolkulchai | GT residence-NEXZTER bake-Phc racing team | Isuzu All New
  • #37 Takashi Hata | Isuzu All New
  • #38 Taiyo Ida (Kundai Iida) | Team with K’s Frontier | Isuzu All New
  • #39 Pheerawat Pajeeyachart | A-tech Ralliart LiquiMoly | Mitsubishi Triton
  • #41 Jack Lemvard | Aurora Ford Thailand Racing | Ford Ranger
  • #81 Akasit Kriengkomol | ไทวัสดุ Nexzter Lenso SCG GT Resident มานาคาเฟ่ บุรีรัมย์ | Isuzu All New
  • #88 Waris Onrayab | Bendix SRT – Nitto – Tune by Aot Racing Team | Isuzu D-Max
  • #92 Songsak Kornsirisuepsakun | Toyota Gazoo Racing Thailand | Toyota Hilux Champ
  • #93 Nutthanuch Wongsomboon | SUPER PIG SCG JOBMONTRI OMEGA NEXZTER RACING TEAM | Isuzu All New
  • #99 Khemaruch Khonpudsa | Mitsubishi Ralliart – เสี่ยพัฒน์รังนกแท้ – KMR Racing Team | Mitsubishi Triton

Class B

  • #2 Ekasit Namsaengpa | Zic TunebyAot Phc Nitto Brc team | Isuzu D-Max
  • #4 Supakorn Jodtang | Amone D2 เนี๊ยบรีแมพ อาร์ทการยาง เอกรถบ้านมือสอง | Isuzu All New D-Max
  • #5 Natthawut Phuengphrom | Amone D2 เนี๊ยบรีแมพ อาร์ทการยาง เอกรถบ้านมือสอง | Isuzu All New D-Max
  • #13 Chalermpon Phonlookin | BLACK HUNTER WISE REPSOL รวมช่างเซียงกง ครม.คนรักเมีย | Isuzu All New
  • #36 Chanon Rotjana | CompactBrakes Valvoline Zrace Saensuk Karnyang Team | Ford Ranger
  • #44 Samon Mapakhe | ไทวัสดุ Nexzter Lenso SCG GT Resident มานาคาเฟ่ บุรีรัมย์ | Isuzu D-Max
  • #45 Danuwat Worakitichai | Zic TunebyAot Phc Nitto Brc team | Isuzu D-Max
  • #46 Nuthaporn Namjuck | TT Motorsports Donut Racing | Mitsubishi Triton

Current championship standings

As we head into the second round, the championship standings are shaping up to provide intense competition. The current standings after Race 2 are as follows:

Class A

  • 1st: #15 Thanaphon Chucharoenpon – 20 points
  • 2nd: #24 Nanthawat Chamnan – 17 points
  • 3rd: #41 Jack Lemvard – 16 points
  • 4th: #7 Suphachai Khongman – 14 points
  • 5th: #3 Sandy Stuvik – 10 points
  • 6th: #29 Jaras Jaengkamolkulchai – 6 points
  • 7th: #81 Akasit Kriengkomol – 5 points
  • 8th: #88 Waris Onrayab – 1 point

Class B

  • 1st: #85 Alongkorn Saetung – 35 points
  • 2nd: #89 Surachai Phengphong – 12 points
  • 2nd: #2 Ekasit Namsaengpa – 12 points
  • 4th: #59 Suwat Limjirapinya – 8 points
  • 5th: #5 Natthawut Phuengphrom – 6 points

Drivers to watch

  • Jaylyn Robotham (#21, Class A): A previous winner of the Bangsaen Grand Prix and currently racing V8 Supercars in Australia, Robotham brings a wealth of experience and is a strong contender for this weekend’s races.
  • Alongkorn Saetung (#85, Class B): Leading the Class B standings with 35 points, Saetung’s consistency and skill make him a key driver to watch this weekend.
  • Sandy Stuvik (#3, Class A): With a solid performance in the previous rounds, Stuvik is a strong contender for a podium finish.
  • Thanaphon Chucharoenpon (#15, Class A): Currently leading the championship, Chucharoenpon will aim to extend his lead with consistent performances.
  • Jack Lemvard (#41, Class A): Known for his aggressive driving style, Lemvard will be looking to climb the standings with a strong showing at Bangsaen.
  • Ekasit Namsaengpa (#2, Class B): Tied for second in Class B, Namsaengpa will be looking to make a significant impact this weekend.

With a competitive field of drivers and the allure of the Bangsaen beachfront, the 2024 Bangsaen Grand Prix promises to be a highlight of the 2024 Thailand Super Series. Expect thrilling battles, strategic racing, and unforgettable moments as the drivers vie for supremacy in the heart of Chonburi.

Header image credit: Bangsaen Grand Prix

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