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What is motor Clube do Estoril?

Founded on May 2, 2000, the Motor Clube do Estoril is a non-profit entity headquartered at Estoril Circuit – Autódromo Fernanda Pires da Silva in Cascais, which aims at the development of sport, especially the Motor Sports.

How long is the Circuito do Estoril?

The Circuito do Estoril or Autódromo do Estoril (Estoril Circuit), officially known as Autódromo Fernanda Pires da Silva, is a motorsport race track on the Portuguese Riviera, outside of Lisbon, owned by state-run holding management company Parpública. Its length is 4.182 km (2.599 mi).

Is there a Formula 1 track in Estoril?

The circuit has an FIA Grade 1 license. Estoril, a vacation-destination beach town located 20 miles west of the Portuguese capital city of Lisbon has had a motor racing dating back to the 1930s, with a 2.8 km (1.7 mi) street circuit used in 1937 for a local race.

What is Estoril famous for?

Estoril has hosted rounds of the FIA GT Series, DTM, ETCC, A1 GP and Superleague Formula and continues to host the European Le Mans Series, with the Estoril 6 Hours now its blue riband event. In 2018, a partial resurfacing of the circuit gave the opportunity to bring back into action the Tanque corner for the first time since 1994.

How long is the Circuito do Estoril?

The Circuito do Estoril or Autódromo do Estoril (Estoril Circuit), officially known as Autódromo Fernanda Pires da Silva, is a motorsport race track on the Portuguese Riviera, outside of Lisbon, owned by state-run holding management company Parpública. Its length is 4.182 km (2.599 mi).

Is there car racing in Estoril?

Despite the focus on two-wheels since the turn of the century, car racing has still featured. Estoril has hosted rounds of the FIA GT Series, DTM, ETCC, A1 GP and Superleague Formula and continues to host the European Le Mans Series, with the Estoril 6 Hours now its blue riband event.

What happened to the Autódromo do Estoril?

The Autódromo do Estoril (officially, Autódromo Fernanda Pires da Silva) is a former Formula One venue in Portugal. The circuit hosted F1 from 1984 to 1996, but the various ownership groups have long had difficulties maintaining current safety standards, and the track is rarely used for major racing in recent years.

What is Formula 1?

The formula in the name refers to a set of rules to which all participants and vehicles must conform. The F1 World Championship season consists of a series of races, known as Grands Prix, usually held on purpose-built circuits, and in a few cases on closed city streets.

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