If the second round of the 2018 WorldSBK season is anything to go by the regulation shake-up could see an absolutely compelling season. Buriram gave plenty to talk about...
Press releases from the series organizers and teams after the second WorldSBK round of the season at Buriram, Thailand:
WorldSBK standings after the second race in Thailand
WorldSSP standings after a thrilling race in Thailand:
Twenty laps at high speed through an oppressive Thai heat, World Superbike's second race of the weekend would use the reverse grid set by the results of the first race at the Chang International Circuit, Buriram.
World Supersport was a seventeen lap race at the Chang International Circuit in Buriram, Thailand, on a warm and humid Sunday. The lap record was broken at least six times.
World Superbike championship standings after the first race of the weekend at Buriram:
Press releases from the series organizers and some of the teams after qualifying and the first WorldSBK race in Thailand:
The World Superbike Saturday race was twenty laps on a 32ºC sunny day at Thailand's Chang International circuit, next door to Buriram United's "Thunder Castle" football stadium.
In Superpole one, sixteen riders challenged for the two qualifying spots, with Azlan Shah Kamaruzaman, replacing Kenan Sofuoglu, and Thai wildcard Ratthapong Wilairot the favourites to get promoted.