The Autódromo do Estoril circuit is a popular race track located in Portugal, known for its challenging layout of curves and straights. It is used for a variety of international and national events every year.
Nothing on the radar. The engines are silent, the tires are cold and the asphalt is getting greener with every passing day.
Nearest track of a similar category is Portimão Circuit (182 kilometers away).
1.The Autódromo do Estoril is one of the oldest circuits in Portugal, having been opened in 1972.
2.The Autódromo do Estoril is a 4.182 km circuit situated mostly in the municipality of Cascais.
The circuit is renowned for its steeply banked curves and ‘S’ bends, which are used today to its full potential for modern events.
The Autódromo do Estoril has hosted Formula 1 races from 1984 until 1996.
F1 driver Ayrton Senna won his first ever grand prix at the Autódromo do Estoril in 1985.
The Autódromo do Estoril circuit has hosted MotoGP races from 1985 until 2012.
The circuit also regularly hosts rounds of various national and international race series including World Series by Renault, FIA GT and European Touring Car Championship.
The Autódromo do Estoril features a 2.2 km long kart track, as well as a 6 km-long trial track.
The Autódromo do Estoril was the first circuit in Europe to feature a safety barrier, which was installed in 1976.
The circuit was remodelled to include a new start-finish straight and Pit Lane in 2005.