Tag Archive: Estoril

Mar 25

High-mileage, few technical issues and valuable data gathered to work with

At Estoril, new Dallara GP3/16 cars completed countless kilometers

GP3 TEST ESTORILCampos Racing and its drivers Álex Palou, Konstantin Tereschenko and Steijn Schothorst carried out three intense days of testing at Estoril. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 24

Fuoco fastest again on GP3 day three in Estoril

Trident’s Antonio Fuoco sets the pace on final day of pre-season test

GP3 - Antonio Fuoco (Trident)Trident and Ferrari Driver Academy’s Antonio Fuoco was quickest again on the third and final day of pre-season testing at Circuito Estoril in Portugal. The Italian’s best laptime of 1:27.293 was set in the morning session and was almost half a second faster than the best time set here last season with the previous generation car. Fuoco also led the way in the afternoon.

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Mar 24

Line-up for GP3 day 3 of pre-season testing in Estoril

Jenzer Motorsport add Chinese rookie to their test squad

Line-up for day 3 of pre-season testing in EstorilThere are two amendments to the line-up for day three of pre-season testing at Circuito Estoril in Portugal. Jenzer Motorsport will run with rookie Hongli Ye from China in car #20, with Colombian Oscar Tunjo switching to car #19.

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Mar 22

Fukuzumi fastest on GP3 day one in Estoril

ART Grand Prix rookie leads the way in pre-season testing

GP3 - Nirei Fukuzumi (ART GP) The 2016 season officially got underway today with day one of pre-season testing at the Circuito Estoril in Portugal. Three days of testing will take place here this week following the successful shakedown of the new GP3/16 car earlier this month.

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Mar 21

Campos Racing to head over to Estoril for first GP3 collective testing

The first collective testing of the GP3 Series will take place at Estoril

F80P9705After completing a successful shakedown at Magny-Cours, Campos Racing and its drivers will carry out a three-day collective testing at Estoril Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 04

GP3 Series 2016 season calendar unveiled

Nine events alongside Formula One including a new venue for the Series

GP3 Series 2016 season calendar unveiledGP3 Series organisers are pleased to announce the 2016 calendar for the upcoming season. Once again, the Series will be contested over a total of nine rounds – all of which are support events to the Formula One World Championship. Seven rounds will be held on European soil, with two flyaway events concluding the campaign. There is a new venue on the calendar with the addition of Sepang in Malaysia to the category.

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Dec 16

Michelin GT3 Le Mans Cup – 2016 regulation key points

The Michelin GT3 Le Mans Cup is a championship reserved exclusively for GT3 cars

Michelin GT3 Le Mans Cup logo While the creation of the new Michelin GT3 Le Mans Cup was unveiled last October in Estoril at the final race of the ELMS, the regulation of the new championship is on the way. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 11

ELMS: Excitement and action in 2015

A look back at the 2015 season in video

Gibson 015S du Greaves Motorsport The 2015 European Le Mans Series was dramatic and exciting from the start of the first race at Silverstone in April to the chequered flag at Estoril six months later.  All but two of the series titles were decided at the final race of the year, with the names of the 2015 champions not being known until the very last lap of the year.  Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 18

Automobile Club de l’Ouest launches a new endurance GT3 series in Estoril

The Michelin GT3 Le Mans Cup will be launched next season
Automobile Club de l’Ouest launches a new endurance GT3 series in Estoril Pierre Fillon, President of the ACO, and Gérard Neveu, ELMS CEO, with Pascal Couasnon, Michelin Motorsport Manager, today announced the creation of a new series in 2016.

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Oct 13

ELMS: A lap of Estoril with Filipe Albuquerque

Filipe Albuquerque knows the twists and turns of Estoril like the back of his hand
Circuito Estoril Portuguese racing hero Filipe Albuquerque will be looking for home advantage in the season finale of the 2015 European Le Mans Series.

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Oct 12

ELMS: Down to the wire for European titles in Estoril

4 Hours of Estoril
European Le Mans Series Once again the 4 Hours of Estoril will provide the venue for a grandstand finish to an exciting season where six of the eight European Le Mans Series titles will be decided. With a maximum of 26 points still available to win on Sunday 18 October anything can happen on track in the LMP2, LMGTE and GTC classes and the new champions won’t be known until the chequered flag drops on the final race of 2015.

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Sep 10

ELMS: 4 Hours of Estoril launch in Cascais Town Hall, Portugal

Just one month before the season’s finale
The final race of the 2015 ELMS season, the 4 Hours of Estoril, was yesterday launched to the Portuguese local media in Cascais’ Town Hill.

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Sep 05

ELMS unveils 2016 calendar

ELMS gets bigger and better in 2016

European Le Mans SeriesThe European Le Mans Series will expand in 2016 with a six race calendar, with an additional four hour race at Spa-Francorchamps, joining the now familiar events at Silverstone, Imola, Red Bull Ring, Paul Ricard and Estoril. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 03

Portugal in WorldSBK history

WorldSBK will run its 19th and 20th races in Portugal this season

1993 - Race start at Estoril - Aaron Slight on pole, Pirovano and Fogarty the two race winners In the early years of the World Championship, Estoril hosted four races, in 1988 and 1993, while the brand-new Algarve track took over in 2008 and has become a fixed venue since then. Read the rest of this entry »

May 09

Podium and great comeback for Villorba Corse in GT Open at Estoril

Italian team was second in race-1 with Balzan/Benucci and their Ferrari 458

Villorba Ferrari 458 in action at Jerez Scuderia Villorba Corse clinched a spectacular second place in race-1 of the second International GT Open round with Alessandro Balzan and Nicola Benucci on Ferrari 458.

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Mar 26

Jamie Green prevails in first clash at Estoril

Just a few weeks to go to the 2015 DTM season kick-off at the Hockenheimring

A first foretaste of the things to come will be provided from Wednesday to Friday (25th to 27th March) during the official ITR tests at Estoril, Portugal.

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Mar 19

Boschung sets the pace on day two in Estoril (updated)

Jenzer Motorsport’s Ralph Boschung quickest in Portugal

GP3 - Ralph Boschung (Jenzer Motorsport) Swiss rookie Ralph Boschung topped the timesheet on the second and final day of pre-season testing at Estoril. The Jenzer Motorsport driver posted a best laptime of 1: 27.789 in the morning session. Carlin’s Mitchell Gilbert was quickest in the afternoon. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 19

Driver entry list revealed for day two of Estoril test

Unchanged line-up for first pre-season test

GP3 Series The second and final day of pre-season testing at Circuito Estoril will feature the same line-up as day one.

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Mar 18

Fuoco fastest on day one in Estoril

Carlin’s Antonio Fuoco quickest in Portuguese pre-season GP3 testing

GP3 - Antonio Fuoco (Carlin) Ferrari Academy Driver Antonio Fuoco recorded the best laptime on day one of pre-season testing in Estoril. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 17

2015 pre-season testing commences in Estoril

Two day test session in Portugal

GP3 Series The opening 2015 GP3 pre-season test session gets underway at the Circuito Estoril on the 18-19 March for a two day test. This is the first of three pre-season tests before Barcelona hosts round one of the year in early May. Read the rest of this entry »

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