Intense competition in the TH Super Compact qualifying sessions set a high bar for the upcoming race. Both qualifying sessions showcased remarkable performances from the series’ drivers.

By Nida Anis

The TH Super Compact qualifying sessions at the Bang Saen Circuit concluded with intense competition, setting a high bar for the upcoming race. Both Qualifying 1 and Qualifying 2 showcased remarkable performances from various drivers, with the top contenders delivering thrilling lap times.

#14 YK Motorsports Honda leads the field in Qualifying 1

The #14 Honda CRZ for YK Motorsports, driven by Thanaroj Th. and Dechathorn P., led the field in Qualifying 1, securing pole position with a best lap time of 1:55.141. Buddhamont T. and Chanyaboot T., driving the #95 Honda CRZ for YK Motorsports, closely followed, clocking a best lap time of 1:55.660, just 0.519 seconds behind the leaders.

Norrarat Apivart, driving the #25 Toyota Yaris for Toyota Gazoo Racing Thailand, secured third with a time of 1:56.100, maintaining a competitive edge in the tightly contested field.

TH Super Compact Qualifying 1 top ten

  1. Thanaroj T. / Dechathorn P. (Honda CRZ, YK Motorsports) – 1:55.141 (4 laps)
  2. Buddhamont T. / Chanyaboot T. (Honda CRZ, YK Motorsports) – 1:55.660 (5 laps)
  3. Norrarat Apivart (Toyota Yaris, Toyota Gazoo Racing Thailand) – 1:56.100 (4 laps)
  4. Thanapattara Sutthisawang (Honda CRZ, Unity by Insane Motorsport) – 1:56.370 (7 laps)
  5. Mitchell C. / Muhammad Naquib N. (Toyota Yaris, WING HIN MOTORSPORTS) – 1:57.491 (7 laps)
  6. Kajonsak Na Songkla (Ford Fiesta, Ptt Lubricants – V.C. Meat-Buono-RPM-Nexzter) – 1:57.926 (4 laps)
  7. Chaiya Muang-ngam (Honda CRZ, M&M Shop By Nexzter) – 1:57.947 (8 laps)
  8. Na Dol V. / Tanchanok C. (Toyota Altis, Toyota Gazoo Racing Thailand) – 1:58.557 (5 laps)
  9. Shane Ang (Honda Fit GR, Supersonic By Rongpo Power Unit) – 1:58.583 (7 laps)
  10. Achitaphon J. / Ayrton A. (Honda CRZ, Mugen Thailand Singha RPM by Insane Motorsport) – 1:58.726 (7 laps)

Apivart takes Qualifying 2 pole in #25 Toyota Yaris

Toyota Gazoo Racing Thailand driver Norrarat Apivart led the field in Qualifying 2, securing the fastest lap in his #25 Toyota Yaris with a time of 1:54.460. Mitchell C. and Muhammad Naquib N. finished second with a time of 1:55.165, 0.705 seconds behind the leader, while Buddhamont T. and Chanyaboot T. secured the third spot with a lap time of 1:55.206.

Wing Hin Motorsports’ #38 Toyota Yaris, driven by Mitchell C. and Muhammad Naquib N., finished second with a time of 1:55.165, 0.705 seconds behind the leader. The #95 YK Motorsports Honda CRZ car, driven by Buddhamont T. and Chanyaboot T., secured third with a lap time of 1:55.206.

TH Super Compact Qualifying 2 top ten

  1. Norrarat Apivart (Toyota Yaris) – 1:54.460 (4 laps)
  2. Mitchell C. / Muhammad Naquib N. (Toyota Yaris) – 1:55.165 (4 laps)
  3. Buddhamont T. / Chanyaboot T. (Honda CRZ) – 1:55.206 (8 laps)
  4. Phuwapon T. / Phaophong C. (Honda CRZ) – 1:55.334 (6 laps)
  5. Thanapattara Sutthisawang (Honda CRZ) – 1:55.911 (5 laps)
  6. Achitaphon J. / Ayrton A. (Honda CRZ) – 1:56.152 (5 laps)
  7. Yotsarun S. / Hideharu K. (Honda CRZ) – 1:56.807 (8 laps)
  8. Chaiya Muang-ngam (Honda CRZ) – 1:56.865 (6 laps)
  9. Thanaroj T. / Dechathorn P. (Honda CRZ) – 1:56.980 (8 laps)
  10. Na Dol V. / Tanchanok C. (Toyota Altis) – 1:57.082 (7 laps)

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Header photo credit: Nida Anis

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