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PORTIMÃO, ALGARVE
Description Track under construction inside a park called Parkalgar. First info are dated 2002, then works were slowed because of lack of money. Now (November 2007) it seems it should be opened at the end of July 2008 and first international scheduled event is a World Superbike event on October 26th 2008
Location Portimão - Faro - Portugal continental
Location Pereira, between Portimão and Monchique, in a hilly area
Latitude - Longitude + 37°13'33"     - 8°37'38"
37.225833     -8.627222
UTM Coordinates X = 533070.032  -  Y = 4119990.32  -  Zone 29S
Aerial photo / Map (*)  Google Maps  -    Bing Maps  -    Flash Earth
Altitude AMSL 100 m - 328 ft
Inauguration  
Closing  
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) Portuguese mail, note Unknown Portuguese magazine (article sent by Fabrizio Corgnati)
(2) English ForumForum --> Chat in English --> CIRCUITS. DO YOU HAVE NEWS & LAYOUTS?
(3) Italian English ForumForum --> Europe --> Spain and Portugal --> POR Portimão [ITA ENG]
(4) English ForumForum --> Europe --> Spain and Portugal --> POR - Autodromo Internacional Algarve [ENG]
(5) Portuguese autosport.clix.pt/gen.pl?p=stories&op=view&fokey=as.stories/38081
(6) Portuguese skyscraperss.com/projectos-e-construcao/71110-autodromo-de-portimao-podera-acelerar-investimento.html
(7) Portuguese www.blocoalgarve.org (...)
(8) Portuguese www.centroportimao.com/mpcore.php?name=Noticias&file=print&sid=46 [Publishing date: November 5th 2002]
(9) English portugalresident.com/portugalresident/showstory.asp?ID=1487 [Publishing date: November 15th 2002]
(10) Portuguese www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=203315SkyscraperCity --> European Forums --> Fórum Português --> Arquitectura e Urbanismo --> Projectos e construção --> Sul [Publishing date: December 12th 2004]
(11) Portuguese jn.sapo.pt/2005/08/22/pais/autodromo_mais_proximo_meta.htmlwith a little photo in perspective of the project [Publishing date: August 22nd 2005]
(12) English www.grandprix.com/ns/ns17929.html [Publishing date: January 9th 2007]
(13) Portuguese www.autodromodoalgarve.com/pt/index.htmlOfficial website

(*) NOTE: a complete and detailed view of the circuit can be found (if available) on Street View by Google Maps and/or Bird's Eye and 3D views by Bing Maps for Enterprise (former Microsoft Virtual Earth): both can be reached using their own link in Aerial photo / Map cell.

(**) For on-line not-English speaking sources, click on each small flag and you open the corresponding Google Translator page with automatic translation.

Portimão, Algarve
Description  
Years  
Direction  
Progetto Proposal Proposal  YES
Proposal not developed YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page October 28th 2007
Info last update January 9th 2007
Designer  
Distinctive points  
Total area 280  hectares 2800000  m² 691.888  acres   (8)
Total area 280  hectares 2800000  m² 691.888  acres   (11)
Total area 324  hectares 3237520  m² 800  acres   (12)

Autódromo Internacional do Algarve
Description Main straight is flat, while all other section are quite undulating. Thanks to several links, 64 different track layouts will be available (16 according to skyscrapercity.com). It has 52 pits and adequate facilities, such as a pressroom for 600 journalists
Years  
Direction  
Progetto Proposal Proposal  YES
Proposal not developed  
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit YES
Type Permanent
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page May 31st 2008
Info last update 2007
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 4800  m 15748  ft 2.983  mi   (10)
length 4865  m 15961  ft 3.023  mi GP Course (1)
Width 18  m 59  ft      (1)
Max width 18  m 59  ft    Start finish straight (10)
Difference in level 30  m 98  ft    GP Course (1)
Straight length 965  m 3166  ft 0.6  mi Start finish straight (1)
Straight length 3197  m 10489  ft 1.987  mi Sum of all straights (1)
Total area 308  hectares 3080000  m² 761.076  acres   (5)
Total area 238  hectares 2382875  m² 588.815  acres   (10)

Autódromo Internacional do Algarve - Versão F.1
Formula 1 Circuit (approved by FIA)
Description  
Years 2008÷...
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration 2008
Closing  
Last update of this page May 31st 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 4692  m 15394  ft 2.916  mi   (13)
length 3204  m 10512  ft 1.991  mi Sum of all straights (13)
length 1488  m 4882  ft 0.925  mi Sum of all corners (13)
Width 14  m 46  ft      (13)
Max width 18  m 59  ft    Start finish straight (13)
Straight length 969  m 3179  ft 0.602  mi Start finish straight (13)
Max. gradient (uphill) 6.2  % 3.5  °        (13)
Max. gradient (downhill) 12  % 6.8  °        (13)
Bend minimum radius 20  m 66  ft      (13)
Max minimum radius 152  m 499  ft      (13)

Autódromo Internacional do Algarve - Versão FIM
Motorbike Circuit (approved by FIM)
Description  
Years 2008÷...
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit YES
Type Permanent
Inauguration 2008
Closing  
Last update of this page May 31st 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 4658  m 15282  ft 2.894  mi   (13)
length 3238  m 10623  ft 2.012  mi Sum of all straights (13)
length 1420  m 4659  ft 0.882  mi Sum of all corners (13)
Width 14  m 46  ft      (13)
Max width 14  m 46  ft    Start finish straight (13)
Straight length 969  m 3179  ft 0.602  mi Start finish straight (13)
Max. gradient (uphill) 6.2  % 3.5  °        (13)
Max. gradient (downhill) 12  % 6.8  °        (13)
Bend minimum radius 20  m 66  ft      (13)
Max minimum radius 152  m 499  ft      (13)

Autódromo Internacional do Algarve - Outras versões
Description Some more track layouts
Years 2008÷...
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit YES
Type Permanent
Inauguration 2008
Closing  
Last update of this page May 31st 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 4092  m 13425  ft 2.543  mi Circuit # 2 (13)
length 4699  m 15417  ft 2.92  mi Circuit # 1 (13)
length 4211  m 13816  ft 2.617  mi Circuit # 3 (13)
length 3916  m 12848  ft 2.433  mi Circuit # 4 (13)
length 4407  m 14459  ft 2.738  mi Circuit # 5 (13)
length 4684  m 15367  ft 2.911  mi Circuit # 6 (13)
length 4326  m 14193  ft 2.688  mi Circuit # 7 (13)
length 3910  m 12828  ft 2.43  mi Circuit # 8 (13)
length 3878  m 12723  ft 2.41  mi Circuit # 9 (13)
length 4005  m 13140  ft 2.489  mi Circuit # 10 (13)
length 4037  m 13245  ft 2.509  mi Circuit # 11 (13)
length 4048  m 13281  ft 2.515  mi Circuit # 12 (13)
length 4017  m 13179  ft 2.496  mi Circuit # 13 (13)
length 4485  m 14715  ft 2.787  mi Circuit # 14 (13)
length 4465  m 14649  ft 2.774  mi Circuit # 15 (13)
length 4496  m 14751  ft 2.794  mi Circuit # 16 (13)

Portimão, Algarve

Portimão, Algarve


Latitude - Longitude: + 37°13'33", - 8°37'38"
If the aerial photo is not visible, you have to zoom out by clicking (maybe more then once) button ’-’ in top left corner

Updates
Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
October 16th 2008     Guido de Carli   Roelard Smit Update Description
May 31st 2008     Guido de Carli     Update Description
November 26th 2007     Guido de Carli   Jorge Taborda Update Description
November 24th 2007 Autódromo Internacional do Algarve   Guido de Carli Lorenzo Tommasi Fabrizio Corgnati New Map
October 28th 2007     Lorenzo Tommasi     New Description without map
Not all eventual updates issued in last years are already visible in this list

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