21st September 2020 - 25th September 2020

Portimao & Estoril (Portugal) 4 Day Double Header Event



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Portimao and Estoril Double Header event, Portugal – Monday 21st September to Friday 25th September 2020

The first part of our Portuguese Double Header event starts with 2 Days at the at the Moto GP circuit, Autódromo Internacional do Algarve, not far from the bustling port of Portimao on Monday 21st September

The 100,000 capacity Algarve International Circuit (Portuguese: Autódromo Internacional do Algarve), commonly referred to as Portimao Circuit, is a 4.692 km (2.915 mi) race circuit located in Portimão, Portugal. With a total cost of €195 million, the project includes a karting track, technology park, five-star hotel, sports complex and apartments

The second part of our Portugese Double Header event concludes at the Autodromo Fernanda (Estoril) in the beautiful Sintra-Cascais Natural Park in Portugal on Thursday 24th September

The Autódromo do Estoril, officially known as Autódromo Fernanda Pires da Silva, is a motorsport race track in Portugal. Its length is 4.182 km (2.599 miles). It was the home of the Formula One Portuguese Grand Prix from 1984 to 1996. The capacity of the motorsport stadium is 45,000. The circuit has FIA Grade 1 license.

On Tuesday 22nd September at Portimao, we host the final part of our 2020 ‘POWERTROPHY’ Endurance race series, lasting a duration of 300kms!

Trophies and 10 bottles of Cava will be provided to the top 5 teams with special Powertrophy metal keyrings for all participants!

Endurance Race participation is entirely optional with the only requirements being Teams of 2 riders and 2 bikes and provides superb racing action and entertainment for everyone!

**Book Early and Save £££’s on your event and flight costs**

Double Header Event Information

  • ACU or Valid UK Photocard Licence and Repatriation Insurance is required for this event
  • Bike and Kit transported using purpose designed and manufactured full metal bike stillages
  • Glasgow, Sheffield, Leicester, Weston Super Mare and Reading bike collections
  • 2 full days at Portimao Circuit – Monday 21st and Tuesday 22nd September 2020
  • 2 full days at Estoril Circuit – Thursday 24th and Friday 25th September 2020
  • Allocated garages / pit boxes included
  • 3 Groups at Portimao and 4 Groups at Estoril (A – fastest, B,C and D)
  • Experienced coaches
  • Bike number decals
  • 300kms Team Endurance Race at the Portimao Circuit on Tuesday 22nd
  • Fully timed event – transponders for correct group allocation
  • Updated groups every half day based on lap times
  • Innovative QR Code Rider information system
  • Third party liability insurance
  • Tyre and technical support
  • Fuel Support
  • Access to the very latest fleet of brand new BMW S 1000 RR Superbikes for you to try out yourself around the circuit
  • *FREE* Premium Yorkshire Tea, Coffee, Water and Hot Bacon Breakfast Baguettes
  • Exclusive Race Shift branded t-shirts
  • Exclusive discount on Race Shift ‘Estoril’ and ‘Portimao’ 3D Track Art
  • Exclusive Race Shift Hospitality
  • There is a 105 dBa noise level restriction in place for this event
  • This event is being run in partnership with EYBIS Events

SAVE £££’s
Bike Transport – We will have an option this year of providing bike transport from Le Mans and then onward to Portugal for this double header event

Why not combine Le Mans with our Double header at Portimao and Estoril, 3 Days earlier for a real treat and huge saving for you. We will be shipping all bikes and kit from Le Mans directly to Portugal

Contact us right away for full details and availability as numbers will be limited to a maximum of 45.


Nearest airports to the circuits

Portimao Circuit – Faro International Airport (FAO)  –  82 kms (54 minute drive)
Estoril Circuit – Lisbon International Airport (LIS)  –  30 kms (25 mins drive)

Driving Distance from Portimao Circuit to Circuit Estoril is approximately 316kms / 3 Hours


The hotels we recommend are always checked beforehand
We want the whole team to stay together sharing experiences, ideas, participating in training, playing and making great memories and new friends
Hotels will be three or four-star minimum, within 30 minutes drive to the circuit, close to bars, clubs and restaurants and serving tasty breakfast

Inside the paddock (From the night before)
Permitted and is free of charge
In the centre of the paddock there is a blue building with free showers
For mobile homes, there are free electricity connections in the paddock

The night after our event
Staying overnight for free is allowed, however not directly behind the pit boxes / garages

Outside the paddock
Click on the following links to view / book a hotel, all within a short journey to the circuits


We have very good experience with the following 2 hotels,

Pestana Sintra Golf Resort & Spa Hotel  4*
Something for those wanting a little more luxury accommodation
Distance to circuit = 5 km

Race Shift Pestana Sintra Hotel Estoril
Pestana Sintra

Hotel Ibis Lisboa Sintra  2*
Very good value for money
Distance to circuit = 8 km

Ibis Lisboa Hotel Race Shift
Ibis Lisboa

Other Estoril Hotels

Hotel Lido – Estoril  3*

Hotel Arribas Sintra – Colares  3*

Hotel Expo Astoria – Lison  3*



Hotel Algarve Casino 5*
This hotel is located on the ambankment of Portimao. A covered, guarded parking is included. Every evening – on arrival in the lobby – you can immediately walk to the large, beautiful, covered terrace with the sea, from where you can admire the sunset. This hotel has become our absolute favourite.
Distance to circuit = 24 km

Hotel algarve casino race shift
Hotel Algarve Casino

Hotel Tivoli Marina Portimao  4*
Highly recommended, we have previously stayed here. It is located near No Solo Agua, a nice lounge bar and walking distance to Hotel Algarve Casino.
Distance to circuit = 24 km

Hotel Tivoli Marina
Lounge Bar No Solo Agua


Hotel Tivoli Marina Race Shift
Hotel Tivoli Marina

Hotel Jupiter Algarve ****
For 5 consecutive years we have been guests at Hotel Jupiter. We can still recommend this hotel and its fantastic beach front location
Distance to circuit = 24 km

Hotel Jupiter Race Shift
Hotel Jupiter

Other Portimao Hotels

Hotel Ibis Lisboa – Sintra  2*

Carvi Beach Hotel – Lagos  3*

Hotel Tivoli – Lagos  4*


Circuit Information

Race Shift Estoril Track Day Event

Circuit Stats – ESTORIL

  • 4.34 kms Circuit Length
  • 985 Metre Straight
  • 10 to 18 metre Circuit Width
  • 13 Curves
  • 9 Right Hand Turns
  • 4 Left Hand Turns
  • dB Killer Required
  • Noise Limit: 105 dBa
Race Shift Portimao Track Day Event

Circuit Stats – PORTIMAO

  • 4.7 kms Circuit Length
  • 969 Metre Straight
  • 14 metre Circuit Width
  • 16 Curves
  • 9 Right Hand Turns
  • 7 Left Hand Turns
  • dB Killer Required
  • Noise Limit: 105




Additional information

Portimao & Estoril Event Options

Require Bike Transport (Glasgow), Require Bike Transport (Sheffield / Leicester), Require Bike Transport (Weston / Reading), Track time only (No Transport)