Tag Archive: Portugal

Dec 16

Watch the best action from World RX in 2015 (+video)

The three-minute video captures the excitement of the 13-round season

Dany Flageole A short video highlighting the best action from the 2015 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy has been released on the official World RX YouTube page.  Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 29

Aruba Ducati positively concludes final 2015 test

Davies and Giugliano complete total of 346 laps.
Favourable weather conditions allowed the riders and team to fully exploit the available track time, successfully completing all of the scheduled work and establishing solid bases for next season ahead of the winter break.

Oct 16

ELMS: British GT Champions head to Portugal

4 Hours of Estoril
Andrew Howard and Jonny Adam The 4 Hours of Estoril has attracted a bumper 30 car grid for the season finale, including a one off entry for Aston Martin Racing for newly crowned British GT Champions Andrew Howard and Jonny Adam.

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Oct 15

ELMS: Three days to the 4 Hours of Estoril

The 4 Hours of Estoril week-end starts on Saturday October 17th
Three days to the 4 Hours of Estoril Teams entered in the 2015 European Le Mans Series have arrived in Portugal and on Friday October 16th they will have set up their garages, prepared the cars and the drivers will have completed the track walk.

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Sep 04

Pole positions for Alexander Albon and Felix Rosenqvist

The 19-year-old London-based Thai was 0.027 seconds faster than Felix Rosenqvist

F3 - Alexander AlbonIn an exciting second qualifying of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship at the 4.684 kilometres long Autódromo Internacional do Algarve, Alexander Albon (Signature) came out on top. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 04

Jake Dennis claims pole position from Nick Cassidy

Lance Stroll 3rd

F3 - Lance StrollJake Dennis (Prema Powerteam, 1:42.217 minutes) secured himself pole position for the premiere of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship in Portugal. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 03

FIA Formula 3 European Championship to make its Portugal debut

Debut appearance in Portugal since the series’ revival in 2010

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logoOn the first weekend in September, the FIA Formula 3 European Championship is going to make its debut appearance in Portugal since the series’ revival in 2010.  Read the rest of this entry »

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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Aug 25

Le Castellet ready for big ELMS entry

Round 4 of the five race 2015 European Le Mans Series
European Le Mans Series - Circuit Paul Ricard Round 4 of the 2015 European Le Mans Series will take place at the Circuit Paul Ricard on the 5th and 6th September and the results in France will set the scene for the season finale in Portugal in October.

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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 24

Latvala ends barren run with Portugal win

Vodafone Rally de Portugal

WRC - Vodafone Rally de Portugal - Jari-Matti Latvala Jari-Matti Latvala ended a bleak sequence of results by holding off team-mate Sébastien Ogier to win Vodafone Rally de Portugal on Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

May 24

Latvala repels Ogier to retain Portugal lead

Despite enduring the worst road conditions of the frontrunners

Jari-Matti Latvala clung onto the lead of Vodafone Rally de Portugal on Saturday as a determined charge from team-mate Sébastien Ogier set up a thrilling final day. Read the rest of this entry »

May 23

Meeke closes on Portugal lead

The Northern Irishman won the test by 2.4sec from Sébastien Ogier

A second consecutive victory in Saturday morning’s final stage moved Kris Meeke to within striking distance of leader Jari-Matti Latvala at Vodafone Rally de Portugal. Read the rest of this entry »

May 22

Latvala finds form to lead in Portugal

He won the same stage this morning and this afternoon in his Volkswagen Polo R

Jari-Matti Latvala put a smile back on his face after a dismal run of three consecutive pointless rounds by leading Vodafone Rally de Portugal after Friday’s opening leg. Read the rest of this entry »

May 17

Portugal Countdown: Rally Route

It’s 14 years since Northern Portugal echoed to the sound of the WRC

After a decade in the south coast Algarve region, Vodafone Rally de Portugal (21 – 24 May) returns to its traditional home amid classic special stages at the top of the country. Read the rest of this entry »

May 04

Vodafone Rally De Portugal (21 – 24 May) : Full entry for Portugal

Round Five Of The Fia World Rally Championship, has announced a full entry of 90 Cars.

Such is the demand for places in the season’s opening European gravel encounter, which moves to its traditional home in the north after several years in the south coast Algarve region, that a reserve list has been issued. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 25

Bakkerud leads World RX after heat two in Portugal

Reigning World RX Champion Petter Solberg is second in his SDRX

World RX - Andreas BakkerudNorway’s Andreas Bakkerud is leading the season-opening Bompiso Rallycross of Portugal, round one of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy, after the event’s first two heats.

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Apr 22

World RX crews prepare for 2015 season-opener in Portugal

Reigning World RX Champion Petter Solberg among the line-up of drivers

World RX - 2015 drivers This weekend marks the opening round of the 2015 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy where a total of 52 cars including 21 Supercars armed with 600 brake horsepower will go head-to-head in Portugal. Among the line-up of drivers competing is reigning World RX Champion Petter Solberg, who won the event last year. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 03

Audi tests in Portugal

The number of test days permitted in the DTM are strictly limited

Which makes the task that Mattias Ekström and Mike Rockenfeller must complete from March 2-4 in Portuguese Portimão even more important: about two months before the 2015 DTM season starts, Audi Sport puts two RS 5 DTM test cars through their paces. Read the rest of this entry »

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