2021 Portuguese GP Preview

30 April – 02 May 2021


Session NameDate/Time (Track local time)
Free Practice 130 April 11:30 – 12:30
Free Practice 230 April 11:30 – 12:30
Free Practice 31 May 12:00 – 13:00
Qualification1 May 15:00 – 16:00
Race2 May 15:00 – 17:00

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Until 2021 Portuguese GP

Track Map

Algarve International Circuit Track Map

Track Facts

Number of Laps: 66
Track Length: 4.653km
Race Distance: 306.826 km
Best Laptime: 1:18.750 by Lewis Hamilton (2020)
2020 Pole Position: Lewis Hamilton
2020 Race winner: Lewis Hamilton

Find out the Race Schedule in your local time zone at the F1 Official Race Schedule Page.

Algarve International Circuit more commonly knows as Portimão Circuit is located in Portimão, Algarve, Portugal. This circuit held it’s maiden Formula 1 World Championship GP in 2020. The circuit was constructed in 2008 and was used for Winter Testing in 2008-09. This track’s characteristics are much like other old purpose built racing tracks due to its undulating nature. This track has several terrain changes and it feels like a roller coaster with its ups and downs. 2020 was a unique year and it got this track on to the calendar. In 2020 Race Day produced a great race in where Lewis Hamilton broke Michael Schumacher’s record and created a new record of 92 GP wins!

The 2021 Season will be the second official Formula 1 World Championship GP. Though this track is narrow which makes overtaking a bit difficult, however, the undulating nature of the track, makes for a spectacle as the cars go up and down as they follow the unique terrain of the track. Let’s see what the track has in store for us as we approach the 2021 Portuguese GP!

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