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Cao Vietnam won the Thailand Talent Cup

The first international racing season of Honda Racing Vietnam ended with the Thailand Talent Cup 2019 championship at Chang International racetrack, Buriam, Thailand.

Over the weekend, the last leg of the 2019 ARRC and TTC 2019 took place at Chang International racetrack, Buriram - Thailand. In this final stage, Honda Racing Vietnam continues to be the only representative from Vietnam to attend both tournaments. At the ARRC tournament, Honda Racing Vietnam participated in the UB150 category with Nguyen Duc Thanh and Nguyen Anh Tuan, in the AP250 category, which continued to be the "Crazy guy" Cao Vietnam. Besides, Cao Vietnam also participated in the TTC tournament in the framework of this last leg.

Race 1: Cao Viet has achieved good results

The first day of competition started with UB150, Nguyen Duc Thanh (No. 193) and Nguyen Anh Tuan (No. 178) representing Honda Racing Vietnam. Starting at 31/31, Nguyen Duc Thanh has tried his best to finish at 20/31. Nguyen Anh Tuan, an international competitor for the first time, confirmed his maturity in the competition when he finished in 19/31, improving nearly 10 grades of achievement compared to the starting position of 28/31.

In the AP250 category, "Crazy guy" Cao Vietnam finished in 10th place despite starting at 13, thereby gaining 6 points on the first day of competition.

On the same day of ARRC 2019, Cao Viet athletes competed in stage 7 Thailand Talent Cup 2019 with the number of wear 18. Entering the match, Cao Vietnam had a good header and took third place. He then joined forces with Muhammad Idlan Haqimi Raudan (No. 19) and Azryan Dheyo Wahyumaniadi (No. 16) to create a fierce and intense triangle fight. During 15 rounds, all three riders took turns taking the lead. In the end, Cao Vietnam won, rising to the highest position on the podium.

Has been podium five times at the Thailand Talent Cup 2019, but this is the first time Cao Vietnam finished first. With the victory of Cao Vietnam, Honda Racing Vietnam team won the highest title in an international stage after only 1 year of independent activities. In particular, the first place in this stage also helps Cao Vietnam to have the opportunity to compete for the championship of TTC 2019.

Race 2: Vietnam High Champion

Opening the second day of competition is the content of TTC 2019, continuing the sublimation and psychological advantages gained from the previous day, Cao Vietnam confidently aims to win the TTC 2019 season.

The match is similar to the first day, "Crazy guy" with two riders No. 16 and 19 compete for the lead. The young driver of Honda Racing Vietnam fought fiercely and wisely to finish in 3rd place. The final result, Cao Vietnam reached 168 points, became the champion of the TTC 2019, close by only 2 points. score against Thai riders.

As such, Vietnam motorsport for the first time has a champion in an international tournament with regional competitiveness.

Meanwhile, Nguyen Anh Tuan and Nguyen Duc Thanh continue to compete in UB150 content, with more than 100% of their efforts trying to close the season in the best way possible. However, luck once again turned away from Honda Racing Vietnam. The race took place for 3 laps, Nguyen Anh Tuan's car had an electrical system problem that caused the driver to leave the race early. Meanwhile Nguyen Duc Thanh with the final starting position was unable to make a breakthrough and reached the finish position at 22/31.

Honda Racing Vietnam closed the ARRC 2019 season with the "Crazy guy" competition in the AP250 category. The TTC 2019 champion didn't let everyone down. Starting at 13th place, but after the first lap, the young driver made it to the top 10.

From the second race, Cao Vietnam climbed the circuit to the top 5 position. At stage 3, when the driver leading Muklada Sarapuech had a problem and had to leave the game, Cao Vietnam got into the top 3 and competed directly. next position first leg. The "crazy guy" has shown that in one day when he competes, he can compete fairly with all riders at the continental level. However, in the fourth race, the vehicle malfunction caused Cao Vietnam to leave the race.

Closing the ARRC 2019 season, in the UB150 category, Honda Racing Vietnam only had 1 point. Meanwhile in the AP250 category, Cao Vietnam earned 50 points, ranked 14/44 on the chart, while putting HRV at 7/20.

The ARRC 2019 season ends with a lot of emotion for Honda Racing Vietnam and the riders. This is the first season for the team to operate independently but the only representative from Vietnam has shown a strong, drastic and progressive spirit. The season ended with issues that need improvement, regrets, but with a lot of hope for ARRC 2020.


Thailand Talent Cup (TTC) is a competition organized by Honda AP Thailand to search for the top young athletes in the field of Thai racing, at TTC 2019 the tournament is open to athletes of Thailand. Asia participated (1 Vietnamese, 1 Philippine, 2 Indonesian, 1 Malaysian and 2 Indian drivers). TTC is considered a "nursery" of Thai sports car racing. The athletes use Honda NSF250R model to compete, in addition to being a young prize, the weight of each participating vehicle will be adjusted to ensure the difference between the athletes is not large. Currently Cao Vietnam is the only foreign driver to win this tournament.


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