Carrera Cup Asia confirms Thailand visit

The Chang International Circuit hosted Japan's Super GT last weekend

The Chang International Circuit hosted Japan’s Super GT last weekend

Porsche Carrera Cup Asia has agreed a deal to host the next round of the championship at the Chang International Circuit in Thailand.

The popular one make series will support the Thailand Super Series on July 31- August 2 at the newly constructed Buriram Circuit, which has recently hosted Japan’s Super GT and the World Superbike Championship.

Carrera Cup Asia had been announced as part of the support bill for the inaugural KL City Grand Prix on August 7-9, however event organisers revealed the series had been removed from the schedule along with the Audi R8 LMS Cup last week.

“The Porsche Carrera Cup Asia delighted to be returning to Thailand and making our debut on the Chang International Circuit,” Alexandre Gibot, Porsche China Motorsport Manager, said.

“This is an exciting addition to our 2015 calendar, and I am sure all our drivers look forward to the challenges a brand new track will bring.”

New Zealander Chris van der Drift currently leads the championship standings heading into rounds seven and eight in Thailand next month.

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