- Carsome joins Sandy Kraokaew Stuvik as new major sponsor for 2021;
- The 20th consecutive year of sponsorship of Sandy by The Pizza Company;
- Sandy continues as an Official Audi Sport Asia driver; and
- Sandy plans to compete in two series, in Thailand and Internationally.
In 2021, Thai Motorsport Champion, Sandy Kraokaew Stuvik has plans to race in two series. The Thailand Super Series (TSS), and GT World Challenge Asia with the support of Audi Sport Asia, in the Audi R8 GT3 Evo. Sandy is the reigning 2019 & 2020 GT3 Driver Champion in TSS.
Thailand Super Series is the largest and most professional racing series in Thailand. With GT3 being the premier category. The famous Bangsaen Grand Prix is part of the TSS calendar.
Sandy’s teammate will be announced soon, in the B-Quik Absolute Racing #1 Audi R8 GT3 Evo.
This season will consist of four rounds (8 races). Three rounds at Chang International Circuit, in Buriram, and one round at the prestigious Bangsaen Grand Prix, in Chonburi.
“I’m super excited to be competing in the Thailand Super Series once again this year, it is the ultimate racing series in Thailand, and is always a joy to be a part of. This year we will do our best to defend the title once more. I will do my best to add a 3rd Championship to my name. The team has been working hard during the off-season, and I feel that we are readier than ever before. See you at round one!”
The first round will take place on the 23 – 25 April 2021 at Chang International Circuit, in Buriram.
For GT World Challenge Asia, Sandy has plans to compete in the series with the support of Audi Sport Customer Racing Asia, if the series can take place safely. The calendar is currently being deliberated, and will be announced once more information becomes available.
With the 2021 racing season just around the corner, Sandy Kraokaew Stuvik is proud to announce that Carsome will become a title sponsor on the #1 B-Quik Absolute Racing Audi R8 GT3 Evo.
Carsome is the largest integrated car e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia. The collaboration with Sandy for the promotion of Carsome through motorsports in Thailand is in conjunction with the brand expanding its business-to-consumer arm into the Thai market. Carsome offers a seamless and hassle-free experience to customers who wish to buy and sell a used car, turning a traditionally difficult process into a trusted, hassle-free affair.
“I’m excited to be joined by Carsome this season, it is an honour and I am grateful to have them onboard my #1 Audi R8 GT3 Evo, and together I know that we can have a great year. I’m also looking forward to continuing the work we have been doing with B-Quik Absolute Racing, and I hope that we can build on our legacy. In the time leading up to the first round, I have been staying fit physically and mentally, and I’m ecstatic to finally be back behind the wheel”, explains Sandy.
“We are excited to join forces with the reigning champion of the Thailand Super Series, Sandy Stuvik, a homegrown talent in Thailand who shares the same aspirations of being the best. We look forward to a fruitful partnership through this unison of champions and we wish Sandy the best in both series this year,” says Carsome Co-founder and Group CEO, Eric Cheng.
“We are excited to welcome a young and dynamic brand like Carsome as a new partner to the B-Quik Absolute Racing Team. They clearly share core values with the team and our other partners like; growing, improving, winning and simply a desire for being the best. We look forward to develop that relationship and explore new avenues of collaboration between the race team, B-Quik, Carsome and our other partners. Sandy and B-Quik racing have extended their cooperation for the new season, driver line ups will be announced soon, but our aim is simple; to defend and renew our championship titles in 2021 and we look forward to give Carsome a taste of partnership success in Thailand Super Series and beyond.” said Henk Kiks, CEO of the B-Quik Group and Team owner.
“One of Carsome’s ambitions is to be a part of local communities, and one of the best ways is through sports. The Thailand Super Series is the biggest and most exciting motorsports event in the country, and we are proud to stand together with fellow Thais to cheer on local champions like Sandy and the B-Quik Absolute Racing Team,” adds Country Head of Carsome Thailand, Paphatsarin Siribanlueyot.
This racing season will also mark the 20th consecutive year of sponsorship by The Pizza Company, supporting the young Thai driver since he was 6 years old.
Sandy Kraokaew Stuvik is honoured to be supported by Carsome, The Pizza Company, B-Quik, Audi Sport Asia, the Tourism Authority of Thailand, Jet8 Aviation, Thai Airways, Puma Thailand, Dacon Trading, Thaiwings Travel Agency, the Sports Authority of Thailand, and the Royal Automobile Association of Thailand.
Thailand Super Series Calendar 2021
(GT World Challenge Asia : The calendar is currently being deliberated, and will be announced once more information becomes available)