Portimao Autódromo Internacional do Algarve

Portimao Autódromo Internacional do Algarve


Autódromo Internacional do Algarve is one of the best and most modern racing circuits in the world. The racing track was developed as part of an innovative global project to provide a comprehensive range of facilities to the most varied sectors of the motor industry, from constructors, to racing teams and companies, allowing them to present, test and develop their products. The design characteristics of the track provide spectators with impressive and far-reaching views from any grandstand.

Autódromo do Algarve is one of the most demanding tracks for a rider says Michael Van Der Mark World SBK Rider.


Autódromo Internacional do Algarve is located near Portimão at Sítio do Escampadinho in the parish of Mexilhoeira Grande, roughly 4.5 km north of the A22 motorway, which has a direct road link from the exit at Mexilhoeira Grande. The circuit is just a 15 minute drive from the cities of Portimão and Lagos.

The region

Algarve is widely known by its year-round warm weather and world class gastronomy. Beyond the natural landscape, with the beautiful beaches and the vast mountain countryside, the region is also home for a multitude of activities, from sports to culture and leisure.

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PORTIMÃO Autódromo Internacional do Algarve

Practical information and tips


Located at the foot of the mountains, the Algarve Race Resort is a hotel of its own. Along with a unique view over the race track, it provides a multitude of activities to enjoy the natural outdoors, including the Alvor beach, just 20 minutes away.

The relaxation is ensured by the Spa with an indoor swimming pool, jacuzzi, sauna, Scottish shower and Turkish bath. You can swim in the outdoor pool and spend your spare time at the fitness centre or in the games room while your children play at the Kids Club. For your meals, there is a restaurant and 2 bars.

The 75 rooms are decorated in white tones with light-coloured woods, with views of the mountains of Serra de Monchique.

  • Activities
  • Bicycles
  • Horse rides
  • Cultural walks
  • Wine tasting visits in a regional cellar
  • BTT Trails

The modern facilites of Algarve Race Resort are the best complement to its world-class tracks. These infrastructures provide all the conditions for a confortable stay, from a premium 5-star hotel suited for both familiy and business experiences, to a fully equipped restaurant.


The Five is a sophisticated restaurant, located over the racing track, and the main restaurant of Autodromo Internacional do Algarve. According to room configuration, it has a capacity for 150 to 400 people.

Throughout the day we have coffee, tea, water and various refreshments available at Racing School Europe truck. During the lunch break our hospitality unit organizes a lunch (bread, various spreads, soup, fruit, pasta, salads and various soft drinks) right on the racetrack. You can participate for € 15.00 per day. This offer also applies to partners and friends.


During all training days the RSE paddock Service is available for technical support. We can also provide tyres at competitive prices. We can bring non standard sized tyres if you order these in advance. Send us an email at info@racing-school-europe.com. Pricing: Tyre & Wheel service: rim in and out €15.00, tyre mounting on the rim €10.00/ per rim.

Track information

Length > 4,684 m
Length of straights > 3,204 m (68.3%)
Length of corners > 1,488 m (31.7%)
Track width > 14 m
Number of corners > 16
Right-handers > 9
Left-handers > 7
Minimum radius of corner > 18 m
Maximum radius of corner > 160 m
Maximum rise > 6.2%
Maximum fall > 12.0%
Maximum bank > 8.0%
Minimum bank > 2.0%


Sítio do Escampadinho
Mexilhoeira Grande
8500-148 Portimão

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