12 Hours of Portimão - 10-11/06/2016

Autodromo Internacional do Algarve – Portugal

The Portimão circuit hosted its first race, a round of the World Superbike Championship, in 2008. Since then, this sports complex located in the south of Portugal has hosted many auto and motorcycle events. In 2015, the FIM CEV Repsol Championship of Spain and the Championship of the World Superbike stopped off there. The 12 hours of Portimao will be the first race of the FIM Endurance World Championship (EWC) contested in Portimão.

Landmark dates for the Portimao circuit

  • 2 November 2008: Inauguration of the Autodromo Internacional do Algarve
  • 11 June 2016: first race of the FIM EWC championship
Information on the circuit
Length of the circuit: 4.592 km
Duration of the race: 12 Hours
WSBK Best lap in race
1' 42.475 - Tom Sykes (Kawasaki) in 2013
WSBK Fastest lap in qualifications
1' 41.360 - Tom Sykes (Kawasaki) in 2013

Superstock 1000 Best lap in race
1’44.839 - Kev Coghlan (Yamaha) in 2015
Superstock 1000 Fastest lap in qualifications
1’44.522 - Roberto Tamburini (BMW) in 2015
Winner 2015
New meeting 2016