Chang International Circuit THAILAND

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One more round added into MotoGP calendar to make it 19 races season. Dorna decided to choose Chang International Circuit, Thailand to host the new round. This decision made after tough competition from other circuits in Finland, Kazakhstan, and Indonesia. This circuit will host MotoGP races under three years contract. 

The official name of the race is PTT Thailand Grand Prix and its maiden race is scheduled on October, 7. It is going to become a historical cornerstone for Thailand motor racing community to finally has the world championship competition in their country. Thailand has so many talents in motorcycle racing competing in local and regional competitions. The grand prix race offers opportunity to selected riders to race along the world’s best through the wildcard arrangements. The grand prix race will also help to boost the country’s tourism industry especially the less known northern territory. 

The Circuit

Located near the city of Buriram, at the northeastern province of Buriram, the official name of the circuit is Chang International Circuit. It is named after Chang Beer, the main sponsor of the circuit. Due to alcohol promotion restriction in several countries, MotoGP decides to use its non-commercial name, Buriram International Circuit.

The initiatives to build international circuit was intended to boost the economics in this region as racing events, especially world championships will attract many people to come. The circuit was designed by the world-famous Hermann Tilke and it was officially opened in 2014. Buriram International Circuit is the first in Thailand certified as Grade A Circuit by both FIA and FIM. Prior to MotoGP, another world championship; World Superbike Championship, has been held there since 2015. After officially announced the inclusion of Thailand Grand Prix to MotoGP calendar, Dorna also decided this circuit to hold one of the official tests. The test in this circuit will be held this February, 16.

Buriram International Circuit’s race track is 4.554 KM length and has 12 turns. Before the official test, most riders have no experience with this circuit. Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo are among the few had visited the circuit for commercial purposes. Rossi criticized the track as boring with too much straights and not a lot turns as well as bad condition of the track. 

Beyond the Circuit

In Thai, Buriram literary means city of happiness, a praise for the beautiful city and surrounding environment. From Bangkok, Thai’s biggest city and its international hub, you can travel to Buriram by air to Buriram Airport, or by land using State Railway of Thailand to Buriram Railway Station.

The city of Buriram offers many places of interests including the famous Khmer Empire era temple of Phanom Rung, city parks, local markets, and many more. Relatively small quite town, it is a good place to explore Thai northeastern countryside with its unique culture including its distinctive style of cuisine compare to Thai cuisine widely found in greater Bangkok area. This city also hosts several religious and cultural festivals. The biggest one is Budha footprint homage-paying fair while other important festivals are including Songkran Day, Bang Fai traditional rocket dance, and many more. 


List of hotels and motel nearby Chang International Circuit THAILAND

1. Bric Box Hotel Buriram

(0.85 km from Chang International Circuit THAILAND)
Address: Buriram-Prakhonchai Road, Buriram

Ideally located in the prime touristic area of Isan, Bric Box Hotel Buriram promises a relaxing and wonderful visit. Both business travelers and tourists can enjoy the hotel's facilities and services. To be found at the hotel are daily housekeeping, 24-hour security, car park, smoking area. Designed for comfort, selected guestrooms offer complimentary instant coffee, complimentary tea, mirror, towels, closet to ensure a restful night. The hotel offers various recreational opportunities. Bric Box Hotel Buriram combines warm hospitality with a lovely ambiance to make your stay in Buriram unforgettable.

2. at Baoburi

(1.24 km from Chang International Circuit THAILAND)
Address: 333 I mobile road, Buriram

Located in Isan, at Baoburi is a perfect starting point from which to explore Buriram. The hotel offers a wide range of amenities and perks to ensure you have a great time. 24-hour security, free Wi-Fi in all rooms, laundromat, 24-hour front desk, car park are on the list of things guests can enjoy. Guestrooms are designed to provide an optimal level of comfort with welcoming decor and some offering convenient amenities like television LCD/plasma screen, complimentary instant coffee, slippers, towels, closet. Enjoy the hotel's recreational facilities, including garden, before retiring to your room for a well-deserved rest. A welcoming atmosphere and excellent service are what you can expect during your stay at at Baoburi.

3. Modena by Fraser Buriram

(1.28 km from Chang International Circuit THAILAND)
Address: 111 Moo 16, Baan Silathong, Buriram-Prakhonchai Road, Samet, Muang Buriram District, Buriram 31000,, Buriram

Located in Isan, Modena by Fraser Buriram is a perfect starting point from which to explore Buriram. The property offers a high standard of service and amenities to suit the individual needs of all travelers. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms, 24-hour security, daily housekeeping, 24-hour front desk, Wi-Fi in public areas are on the list of things guests can enjoy. Some of the well-appointed guestrooms feature closet, towels, slippers, sofa, internet access – wireless (complimentary). Recuperate from a full day of sightseeing in the comfort of your room, or take advantage of the fitness center, indoor pool. Friendly staff, great facilities, and close proximity to all that Buriram has to offer are three great reasons you should stay at Modena by Fraser Buriram.

4. Srianunt Boutique Hotel

(1.3 km from Chang International Circuit THAILAND)
Address: 888/8 M.7 Isan Mueang Buriram, Buriram

Set in a prime location of Buriram, Srianunt Boutique Hotel puts everything the city has to offer just outside your doorstep. The hotel offers a high standard of service and amenities to suit the individual needs of all travelers. Take advantage of the hotel's free Wi-Fi in all rooms, 24-hour security, daily housekeeping, laundromat, postal service. Guestrooms are fitted with all the amenities you need for a good night's sleep. In some of the rooms, guests can find closet, complimentary tea, towels, wooden/parqueted flooring, slippers. Access to the hotel's garden will further enhance your satisfying stay. For reliable service and professional staff, Srianunt Boutique Hotel caters to your needs.

5. Viranya Resort

(1.31 km from Chang International Circuit THAILAND)
Address: 999 Moo 7 Ban Huay Tamboon Esan Amphuer Mung Buriram-nangrong Road,, Buriram

Stop at Viranya Resort to discover the wonders of Buriram. Offering a variety of facilities and services, the hotel provides all you need for a good night's sleep. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms, 24-hour front desk, Wi-Fi in public areas, car park, family room are there for guest's enjoyment. Each guestroom is elegantly furnished and equipped with handy amenities. Access to the hotel's fitness center, outdoor pool, massage, garden will further enhance your satisfying stay. Convenience and comfort makes Viranya Resort the perfect choice for your stay in Buriram.

6. Sky View Resort Buriram

(1.34 km from Chang International Circuit THAILAND)
Address: 58 Moo 16, Buriram-Prakhon Chai Road, Tambol Samet, Muang District, Buriram Province, Buriram

Sky View Resort Buriram is conveniently located in the popular Isan area. The property offers a high standard of service and amenities to suit the individual needs of all travelers. Service-minded staff will welcome and guide you at Sky View Resort Buriram. All rooms are designed and decorated to make guests feel right at home, and some rooms come with clothes rack, complimentary instant coffee, dressing room, mirror, sofa. Take a break from a long day and make use of the outdoor pool, massage, pool (kids), garden, karaoke. No matter what your reasons are for visiting Buriram, Sky View Resort Buriram will make you feel instantly at home.

7. Siri Homestay

(1.36 km from Chang International Circuit THAILAND)
Address: 555 M.7 Baan huay T.Ei-sarn Muang, Buriram

Ideally located in the prime touristic area of Isan, Siri Homestay promises a relaxing and wonderful visit. The hotel offers a high standard of service and amenities to suit the individual needs of all travelers. Service-minded staff will welcome and guide you at the Siri Homestay. Some of the well-appointed guestrooms feature internet access – wireless, air conditioning, fan, television, satellite/cable TV. The hotel offers various recreational opportunities. Friendly staff, great facilities and close proximity to all that Buriram has to offer are three great reasons you should stay at Siri Homestay.

8. D-Sine Resort

(1.42 km from Chang International Circuit THAILAND)
Address: 314 Moo 14 Ban Suan Khua Thambon Esan Aphur Mung, Buriram

D-Sine Resort is perfectly located for both business and leisure guests in Buriram. Featuring a complete list of amenities, guests will find their stay at the property a comfortable one. Service-minded staff will welcome and guide you at the D-Sine Resort. Each guestroom is elegantly furnished and equipped with handy amenities. The hotel offers various recreational opportunities. A welcoming atmosphere and excellent service are what you can expect during your stay at D-Sine Resort.

9. Buriram Moto GP Campsite

(1.51 km from Chang International Circuit THAILAND)
Address: 137/11 Chang Wut, Buriram

Located in Samet, Buriram Moto GP Campsite is a perfect starting point from which to explore Buriram. The property has everything you need for a comfortable stay. Convenience store, fireplace, gift/souvenir shop, 24-hour front desk, express check-in/check-out are on the list of things guests can enjoy. Designed for comfort, selected guestrooms offer shared bathroom, Shared bath to ensure a restful night. The property offers various recreational opportunities. A welcoming atmosphere and excellent service are what you can expect during your stay at Buriram Moto GP Campsite.

10. Buriram Judy Park And Resort

(1.65 km from Chang International Circuit THAILAND)
Address: 539 Villlage No.11, Samet Sub-district, Muang District, Buriram, Buriram

Ideally located in the prime touristic area of Sakae Sam, Buriram Judy Park And Resort promises a relaxing and wonderful visit. The property features a wide range of facilities to make your stay a pleasant experience. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms, 24-hour security, daily housekeeping, fax machine, photocopying are on the list of things guests can enjoy. Towels, slippers, additional toilet, television LCD/plasma screen, sofa can be found in selected guestrooms. The hotel offers various recreational opportunities. No matter what your reasons are for visiting Buriram, Buriram Judy Park And Resort will make you feel instantly at home.

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