Once upon a time, the year was 2016 and it was GP3 #testdays at Estoril Circuit, Portugal. There was a young boy called Charles Leclerc driver of ART Grand Prix team. By the end of 2016 he was the top driver and champion of GP3. By 2017 he was the F2 champion;
The first round of International GT Open took place at Estoril Circuit, Portugal. Rain and sunny days for the weekend and lots of racing. Take look...
An old circuit that lives again, that was the simple way I saw the Estoril Circuit. Remembering the old F1 days full of fans and huge crowds filling the gaps between the seat in front of the grid.
The weekend was very different thought the pratice, qualification and race day, changing from rain to a hot sunny autumn sunday.
The Portuguese fans were anxious for the home drivers to get the best result possible, but of course the top of the podium was in everybody's head.
Faísca the new comer from the GT Academy who someone stole his new helmet and had to drive with a german livery from a fellow driver of his.
.Filipe Albuquerque that was more anxious that anybody else. A win could give him and his team the championship.
On the GTC category Team BMW Sport Trophy Marc VDS won the race has a 1st timer at Estoril.
MSA Performance Matmut with a beautiful Porsche 911 GT3 RSR (997) livery,
The big winner last year was the Alpine A450b of Signatech Alpine "Paul Loup Chatin/Nelson Panciatici/Oliver Webb", against some stop and go and a drive through penalties.