Thursday, 15 January 2009

5 Days of Formula 1 testing at Algarve Motor Park offers a taster of F1 motor racing

Race teams from McLaren, Renault, Williams and Toyota will be at the Algarve Motor Park from Sunday January 18th to Thursday 22nd January. Check out these cars that can reach speeds of up to 360Km/h (220 mph) and rev up to 19 000.

Sunday, 18th January to Thursday 22nd January 2009
Venue: Autódromo Internacional do Algarve, Portimão, Portugal

Tickets €15 for 1 day or €35 for 5 days.
€20 extra for 1 day access to the Paddock and €45 for 5 day access.

Tickets can be bought here:

Location: The Autódromo Internacional do Algarve is located near the city of Portimão, in Sítio do Escampadinho in the parish of Mexilhoeira Grande. This is about 4.5 kilometres north of the Algarve motorway (A22), with a direct road link via the motorway exit at Mexilhoeira Grande.
Praia da Rocha and the cities of Portimão and Lagos are a 10-minute drive away.

Update 18/01/2009:
Due to possible adverse weather conditions the Ferrari team have cancelled their tests at the Algarve Motor Park.

Notes and Links:

Other 2009 events at the Algarve Motor Park:

10-12 April : A1GP –World Cup of motorsport
8-10 May : Historic Formula One Championship
31st July – 1 & 2 August : Algarve 1000Km – Le Mans Series
11-13 September
: GT Championship
17-20 September
: GP2 Series
23 – 25 October
: World Superbike Championship

Official site of the Autódromo Internacional do Algarve (Algarve Motor Park)

Formula 1 (wikipedia)

Algarve Holiday Studio:
For a memorable stay at Praia da Rocha, Algarve !

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