Tag Archive: Autodromo Internacional do Algarve

Sep 18

Jonathan Rea tops official Portimao test 

British rider continues his sensational pace in Portugal

Jonathan Rea tops official Portimao test 12 riders took to the track in the aftermath of the tenth round of the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship at the Autodromo Internacional do Algarve, and in a day with minimal distruptions there was some solid progress made. But it was Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) who ended the day on top, 0.398s ahead of the rest of the field. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 17

Portuguese WorldSBK Day 3 –   Rea takes dominating double at Portimao

Autodromo Internacional do Algarve Day Three

Portuguese WorldSBK Day 3 -   Rea takes dominating double at PortimaoWorld Champion in imperious form in Portugal as he wins Race 2 ahead of Van der Mark and Melandri. Race 2 at the Portimao’s Autodromo Internacional do Algarve saw Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) complete a perfect weekend, with a victory by almost six seconds over second-placed Michael van der Mark (Pata Yamaha Official WorldSBK Team). Marco Melandri (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) rounded out the podium behind the leading pair. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 15

Portuguese WorldSBK Day 1 –  Rapid Rea leads the way on day one

Reigning Champion fastest man in Portugal, ahead of Ducati pair 

Portuguese WorldSBK Day 1 -  Rapid Rea leads the way on day oneA late hot lap in FP2 on Friday afternoon at the Autodromo Internacional do Algarve in Portugal gave the reigning World Champion Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) the top spot on the timesheet, more than half a second clear of his nearest rival.

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Sep 13

Fantastic fan access lies ahead at Portimao

Portuguese return set to be a treat for fans

The MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship circus rolls into the Portuguese circuit of Autodromo Internacional do Algarve this weekend, and it’s not only racing action that will be keeping fans entertained throughout the weekend. With paddock access with any full ticket, as well as free access to children under 16, it’s set to be a weekend to remember. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 19

Positive Portuguese step for Kawasaki Racing Team

Mid-season test complete for championship leaders

Always trying to be one step ahead of their rivals, Kawasaki Racing Team duo of Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) and Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) took to the Autodromo Internacional do Algarve this week. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 06

Third Portimão podium a clean sweep for Prema Powerteam

Jake Dennis 2nd, Lance Stroll 3rd

F3 - Felix Rosenqvist (SWE, Prema Powerteam, Dallara F312 – Mercedes-Benz), 2 Jake Dennis (GBR, Prema Powerteam, Dallara F312 – Felix Rosenqvist (Prema Powerteam) concluded the FIA Formula 3 European Championship weekend at the 4.684 kilometres long Autódromo Internacional do Algarve with his ninth victory of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 05

Felix Rosenqvist wins and claims points’ lead

Jake Dennis (Prema Powerteam) and Lance Stroll (Prema Powerteam) crossed the finish line behind Rosenqvist

F3 - Prize giving ceremony, Angelo Rosin (Team Principal Prema Powerteam), 2 Jake Dennis (GBR, Prema Powerteam), 1 Felix RosenqvFelix Rosenqvist (Prema Powerteam) won the second race of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship at the 4.684 kilometres long Autodrómo Internacional do Algarve and took over the lead in the drivers’ standings from Antonio Giovinazzi (Jagonya Ayam with Carlin), who finished eighth in the 26th race of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship season.

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Sep 05

Jake Dennis wins from Alexander Albon

Lance Stroll 5th

Jake Dennis (Prema Powerteam) is the winner of the 25th race of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship season. At the 4.684 kilometres long Autódromo Internacional do Algarve, he scored his sixth victory of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 05

Alexander Albon excluded

Albon was excluded from the results in Portugal

Thai driver Alexander Albon (Signature) was still celebrating his third pole position in the Formula 3 European Championship when he was informed of the fact that he had been excluded from second qualifying. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 02

Portimão second day of testing: Prema pairing the quickest, Russell third

Behind Felix Rosenqvist, Nick Cassidy und George Russell, Sérgio Sette Câmara secured fourth position

F3 - Rosenqvist, Prema Powerteam, Dallara F312, Mercedes-Benz On the second day of the official FIA Formula 3 European Championship tests at the Autódromo Internacional do Algarve, Felix Rosenqvist (Prema Powerteam, 1:41.759 minutes) secured the top position on the time sheets.

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Sep 01

Lance Stroll the quickest on day one in Portugal

 followed by Markus Pommer and Arjun Maini

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logoOn the first day of testing at the Autódromo Internacional do Algarve, the FIA Formula 3 European Championship young guns were offered the chance of testing on two different track layouts and consequently, there were two different rankings, at the end of the day.

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Sep 01

On the first weekend in September, the FIA Formula 3 European Championship is going to hold its first Portuguese race meeting since it was revived

Two days of testing as prelude for the Portuguese premiere

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logoTo be able to prepare for this premiere staged by the 4.653-kilometre Autódromo Internacional do Algarve located not far from Portimão, the teams are offered two official days of testing, held next week on Tuesday and Wednesday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 31

Blancpain Sprint Series title fight hotting up under Algarve sunshine

The fight for the teams and drivers titles is hotting up nicely

Blancpain Sprint Series logoThe Algarve round of the Blancpain Sprint Series starts the second half of the 2015 season, with three rounds remaining on the calendar.

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Jun 01

Nilox Portuguese Round to mark halfway point of the season

The Autodromo Internacional do Algarve to host another battle for supremacy

WSBK - Autodromo Internacional do Algarve Popular Portuguese holiday destination the Algarve debuted on the eni FIM Superbike World Championship calendar at the end of 2008, shortly after the circuit inauguration. Nowadays, it can be found in the middle of the season: in this case, very much in the middle as, after Race 1 in Portugal this weekend, the 26-race campaign of 2015 will meet its halfway point. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 20

Crescent Suzuki heads to Southern Europe for pre-season tests

“One last training session before arriving at Phillip Island for the first race of the SBK season”

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo white Crescent Suzuki World Superbike team begins its Championship preparations in earnest this week with two back-to-back tests scheduled in the Iberian Peninsula before the opening round of the 2015 eni FIM Superbike World Championship in little over a month’s time. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 01

The fifth round of the Blancpain Sprint Series will be held next weekend at the Autódromo Internacional do Algarve, near the Portuguese town of Portimao (updated)

Portuguese Summer battle in Portimao

The most recent Sprint Series event, at the Slovakiaring, produced some eventful races, with a surprise result at the end. Everything is set for the Portuguese race to be at least as exciting.

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Jul 01

WSBK heads to Algarve for Round 8

The stunning 4.592km racetrack has been part of the World Superbike calendar since 2008

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo white The eni FIM Superbike World Championship returns to Portugal’s charming southern coast for the eighth round of the season, which will take place this weekend at the Autodromo Internacional do Algarve in Portimao.

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Apr 18

2014 is the start of a thrilling new era

In the international racing and music world

The Autódromo Internacional do Algarve in Portimão (Portugal) will see the premiere of ten unique events on ten different circuits, unrivalled in the world,
on 25, 26 and 27 April.

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Jun 09

Melandri and Laverty share the wins, Guintoli extends his lead

A close battle in the closing stages

WSBK - Autodromo Internacional do AlgarveRound 6 race day at the Autodromo Internacional do Algarve was a mix of great performances and big disappointments for some of the protagonists of the eni FIM Superbike World Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 03

Portuguese round to go ahead as scheduled at Portimao

The thirteenth and penultimate round of this year’s championship

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo blackAutodroma Internacional Algarve - PortimaoInfront Motor Sports announces that the Portuguese Round of the 2012 eni FIM Superbike World Championship at the Autodromo Internacional do Algarve is to go ahead as planned.

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