The Autódromo Internacional do Algarve will host on the 19-21 October another major sporting event, the Algarve Classic Festival.
A festival that celebrates the great endurance races back when the powerful prototypes battled for victories. There will be various races of 2 hours that will test not only the drivers but also their machines.
There will on track 9 grids with a total of 14 races: JD Classic Challenge, U2TC, Sirtling Moss Trophy, GT & Sport Car Cup, Pre-War Sport Cars, Formula Junior, 1000Km, IGD (Iberian Gentlemen Drivers) – Portimão Race and the Campeonato Nacional de Clássicos 1300.
The 1000km is a series of endurance races that runs throughout Europe on circuits such as Donington in the UK, Dijon in France, Monza in Italy and now at the Autódromo Internacional do Algarve in Portugal. Expected cars include Lola T70, Ferrari 512, Chevron B8 and B16, and also BMW 2002, Ford Escort MK2, Alfa Romeo GTAm, Porsche 911, Shelby 350, Ferrari Daytona, Ford GT40, Pantera, Datsun 240Z Series 1, with a special class for pre-1963 V8 Touring cars. Now in its fourth year the Algarve Classic Festival is the biggest and most important meeting for historic and classic cars in Portugal.
More info about this event at http://www.algarveclassicfestival.com/