Published on August 22nd, 2017 | by Daniel Sherman Fernandez0
THAILAND OPENS 2017 FIM ASIA SUPERMOTO CHAMPIONSHIP
The completion of the FIM Asia SuperMoto Championship in 2016 left a vivid mark in the memory of SuperMoto fans across the world, with Malaysia’s Muhd Habibullah (Gabit) stealing the overall season champion title. This year, the season resumes in searching for the region’s best rider with its 2017 season opener happening on 2 and 3 September at the Thailand Circuit Motorsport Complex, Nakhon Chai Si, Thailand.
The final battle between top international riders competing for the season’s title will take place on 16 and 17 December 2017 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The rider with the highest standing point will be crowned as the 2017 FIM Asia SuperMoto Championship overall champion.
ASIA SUPERMOTO CHAMPIONSHIP STREAMS ON TWENTY3.TV
Official OTT Channel Partner, twenty3.tv, provides HD Live Streaming and Video-on-Demand (VOD) sports and related lifestyle content. Every round of this year’s FIM Asia Supermoto Championship will be streamed live via twenty3.tv which will also have VOD and highlight shows for races.
Powered by E-Plus Global Sdn Bhd (E-Plus), twenty3.tv will kick-off its streaming programme with the 2017 FIM Asia SuperMoto Championship curtain raiser at Thailand
FORMER CHAMPIONS BATTLE ON TRACK
19 top international SuperMoto riders from Australia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Netherlands, Philippines, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand and the United Kingdom, will muster for the SuperMoto season, competing for the ultimate pride for their country. Thailand’s ace and 2015 season champion, Trakarn Thangthong, rejoin the race and vows to steal the fame from Malaysia’s crown holder, Gabit.
With all eyes on 2016 champion Gabit, he stated that pressure and tension rose before the beginning of the championship especially with the return of Trakarn.
|Hong Kong||Tsang Wai Kei|
|Netherlands||Marcel Van Drunen|
|Philippines||Kenneth San Andres|
|South Korea||Jason Park|
|Sri Lanka||Sangeeth Suriyage|
|Taiwan||Lin Chin Pei|
|United Kingdom||Lewis Cornish|
For more information, visit http://supermotoasia.com.
FIM Asia SuperMoto Championship is promoted by Asia Supersports Group, a consortium of three companies namely Bikenation Motorsports Sdn Bhd, Trade My Superbike and E-Plus Global Sdn Bhd; sanctioned by FIM Asia and FMSCT; and supported by Malaysia Major Events, a division of Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (an agency under the Ministry of Tourism and Culture Malaysia), Kelab Blogger Ben Ashaari and TX Sports.