A second DRS zone has been added to the Algarve circuit for this weekend’s Portuguese Grand Prix, while the original zone has been shortened.
Formula 1 has confirmed it will return to the Autodromo do Algarve in Portugal for third round of this year’s world championship.
F1 hopes to learn different track configurations influence the quality of racing at Algarve, which features massive changes in gradient and an unusually quick first corner.
Portugal’s Algarve International Circuit has been suggested as a possible venue for the tenth round of the 2013 F1 calendar by Bernie Ecclestone.
Guest writer Gerard Hetman looks at Portugal’s chances of returning to the F1 calendar via the brand new Algarve International Circuit and speaks exclusively to circuit director Paolo Pinheiro. As new circuits have emerged to host Grands Prix in Asia and the Middle East, many traditional venues in Europe and elsewhere have either had their … Continue reading Could F1 make a return to Portugal at the Algarve International Circuit?