The recently founded Porsche Motorsport Asia Pacific office will join forces with the Thailand Super Series, one of Southeast Asia’s largest motorsport competitions, to write the latest chapter in Asian motorsport as they introduce the new Cayman GT4 Trophy Thailand.
Featuring seven drivers piloting the Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport, an ideal model for both entry-level and professional competitions, the Cayman GT4 Trophy Thailand will receive extensive technical and marketing support from the Porsche Motorsport Asia Pacific. The new trophy will be held alongside the Thailand Super Series’ 2017 season, which will see its opening rounds in the coastal Bangsaen Street Circuit, Thailand this weekend as 6 different classes of cars compete in 8 rounds lasting until October.
“We are grateful for the Porsche Motorsport Asia Pacific’s continued support and effort in helping further expand what is already Thailand’s biggest racing series. This Trophy will bring a whole new layer of action to the Thailand Super Series. It is another reason for drivers and fans to look forward to the exciting new season to come,” President of the Thailand Super Series Sontaya Kunplome said.
Kunplome is actively involved with Asia-Pacific motorsport as both the President of the Thailand Super Series and a regular competitor in the Porsche Carrera Cup Asia, the region’s top one-make series based out of Shanghai, China – home of Porsche Motorsport Asia Pacific.
The unveiling of the Porsche Cayman GT4 Trophy Thailand comes exactly one week after the Porsche Motorsport Asia Pacific was announced during the Shanghai Auto Show last Friday.
With the aim of bolstering and developing motorsport culture in the Asia-Pacific, this is the second competition to be supported by the Porsche Motorsport Asia Pacific office in the short time it has been operating. Technical and marketing support will also be provided for the inaugural Porsche GT3 Cup China, which will join the China GT3 Cup as it begin its 2017 season on May 12 -13.
“The Cayman GT4 Trophy Thailand is another great addition to the flourishing motorsport scene we see happening across Asia at the moment, we’re proud to be playing a strong role in what looks like a very promising addition to the Thai Super Series. This is just one of the plans in store for the Porsche Motorsport Asia Pacific – it’s going to be a big year for motorsport in Asia,” Head of Porsche Motorsport Asia Pacific Alexandre Gibot said.