MotoGP Thailand Grand Prix, Oct 2018

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MotoGP Thailand Grand Prix, Oct 2018

Post by buksida » Sat Jan 20, 2018 10:26 am

Saw this poster stuck on a 7-11 yesterday.
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Tickets available online here: https://www.allticket.com/findex.html?d=1516418794528
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Post by StevePIraq » Sat Jan 20, 2018 3:07 pm

Great that Thailand has secured this event, just a shame it is in Buriram, so far from most places. Rossi said he was disappointed location as the track is boring, just a series on long straights.
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Re: MotoGP Thailand Grand Prix, Oct 2018

Post by Gregjam » Sun Jan 21, 2018 6:30 am

Although the tickets are not expensive the biggest problem will be finding a place to stay if you want to be close to the circuit. All the good hotel rooms are already snapped up by the package dealers at extortionate prices. Probably best to make a holiday based in Korat and drive in on the days in question. Would also allow for the other half to have a choice of doing something else while you go to the races. As usual with these events, the closer you are to the venue the more you will be ripped off.

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Post by Vital Spark » Mon Jan 22, 2018 6:51 pm

Drats! We'll be back in blighty then - would have loved to watch it here in Thailand.

You're right, Gregjam. Accommodation is going to be a big problem, unless they allow camping at the circuit which is not a hardship in the lovely, warm temperatures at that time of year.

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Re: MotoGP Thailand Grand Prix, Oct 2018

Post by buksida » Wed Feb 14, 2018 8:22 pm

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On the road to Buriram: first stop Bangkok
Ahead of MotoGP's first trip to Buriram, a few of the riders visited the capital of Thailand, Bangkok, to soak in some culture and get to know the Southeast Asian nation – with Johann Zarco (Monster Yamaha Tech 3), Jack Miller (Alma Pramac Racing), Takaaki Nakagami (LCR Honda Idemitsu) and Team Suzuki Ecstar’s Alex Rins and Andrea Iannone beginning their day with a trip to Wat Arun.

The stunning Wat Arun (or ‘Temple of Dawn’) is a true jewel of the city, and there the riders were received by a Thai dance display and a traditional puppet exhibition. At the temple, they met the Permanent Secretary of Sports and Tourism, Mr. Pongpanu Svetarundra, who welcomed the riders to Thailand and gave them flower garlands and a silk loin cloth, which is typical of the Buriram region.

http://www.motogp.com/en/news/2018/02/1 ... kok/249566
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