It is already on the 12th and 13th of October that the second edition of Estoril Classics will take place at the Estoril Race Track.
The event is organized by the Cascais Tourism Association and is the only event in the country to bring together five disciplines, motorcycles and classic cars, with the following events: Historic Portugal Rally, ACP Elegance Contest, Formula 1 Classic, Spirit of Speed Bikes, Historic Endurance and Sports Cars.
There will be over 150 historic racing cars valued at around 40 million euros with teams from over 20 different nationalities, the program will have 14 races.
The flagship brands Lotus, Mclaren, Tyrrell, Williams and Hesketh will be the main attractions for the most anticipated F1 Classic race. It's a great opportunity for racing classic enthusiasts to remember the incredible F1 racing of the late '70s and early' 80s, with fantastic riders like Niki Lauda, Alain Prost, Nigel Mansell or Airton Senna, James Hunt or Emerson Fittipaldi.
These fantastic 500-horsepower machines, dressed in the colors of the era, promise to offer a wonderful spectacle for all audiences whether they are the ultimate motor sports enthusiast or an occasional spectator.
This event will take place for the first time in Portugal the 1000 km Sports Cars competition, which features the Touring and GT cars that raced at the World Sportscars Championship between 1964 and 1974. With luxury brands such as Jaguar E-Type, Porsche 911 and Alfa Romeo GTA.
Duarte Nobre Guedes, president of the Cascais Tourism Association, said that “this year's competition will have three major categories, the elegance contest that takes place at the Casino Estoril Garden, the Rally that leaves the Casino Garden and crosses the country, and ends at racetrack after the big night of Sintra and the motorcycle and car circuit races”.
With the exception of the paddock area at the Estoril Circuit, where you need to buy a ticket, everything else is free.