The man behind TR-Motorsport is Thomas Raldorf the son of Oluf Raldorf who was a very successful driver in Rallying and Circuit Racing. Since the tender age of two Thomas was always by his father’s side at these events’, Thomas originally a lover of all things two wheeled made the transition to four wheels and Karting when he was just 10 years old.
Throughout his youth Thomas raced with Jan Magnussen (father of F1 Star Kevin Magnussen), Nikolej Olsen and Jason Watt, all three of them were members of the famous VIADIKTEN youth club in Roskilde, Denmark.
In December 1997 Thomas would find himself travelling 6,000 miles across the globe to begin his life in Thailand which would become his permanent home. With racing blood flowing through his veins TR Motorsport was quickly established in 1998 and Thomas began racing in the Kingdom. During the years 1998 – 2005 Thomas concentrated on the Thailand National Karting Championships capturing many titles along the way and raising his profile within Thai motorsport circles.
After being noticed by several prominent teams during his Karting period, Thomas was offered a drive with the Pizza Company Racing Team with which TR Motorsport would be a sponsor. The team would go on to compete in the Thailand Touring Car Championship. As of 2006 to the present day TR Motorsport has won plethora of titles and championships in turn becoming one of the most successful racing teams in Thailand, in over 18 years the team have secured 21 titles or championships.
TR Motorsport have echoed that success abroad with the team competing in the 12Hour Merdeka in Malaysia, and the 24hHour Dubai Endurance Race being the first ever Thailand based team to take part in Dubai. Not only is Thomas a great driver on the track, off the track he uses his spare time to coach and manage other up and coming drivers, his portfolio boasts some of the most successful drivers in Thailand today, these include: -
Thailand & Asia Karting & Touring Car Champion
Sandy Nicholas Stuvik
Thailand & Asia Karting & Formula Renault Champion, F3 European Open Champion, GP3 and is currently racing in Blancpain Asian GT.
TR Motorsport has its own 300 square meter workshop dedicated to servicing its own race cars and on request also building race cars for other teams and drivers.
TR Motorsport is based in the heart of Pattaya, and races as a Pattaya based race team all around Thailand.
TR Motorsport has their own Facebook page with 43,000 active members
Thomas Raldorf also has his own Fan Club page on Facebook with over 24,000 active members