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A.I.A. - Autódromo Internacional do Algarve

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Autódromo Internacional do Algarve
O Autódromo Internacional do Algarve é um circuito de corridas de 4.692 km (2.916 mi) localizado em Portimão, Portugal. Com um custo total de 195 milhões de Euros (aproximadamente 250 milhões de dólares), o projecto incluiu uma pista de karting, um parque tecnológico, um hotel de cinco estrelas, um complexo desportivo e apartamentos. A construção ficou concluída em Outubro de 2008 e o circuito foi homologado pela F.I.M a 11 de Outubro de 2008 e pela FIA dois dias depois.
O circuito acolheu a última ronda do Mundial de Superbikes a 2 de Novembro de 2008. A 9 de Junho, a pista foi confirmada para acolher uma ronda da Temporada de 2008-09 da A1 Grand Prix. A corrida ficou marcada para o fim-de-semana de 12 de Abril de 2009. A 10 de Outubro de 2008, a Le Mans Series anunciou uma corrida nocturna de 1000km no Algarve a 2 de Agosto de 2009. A 5 de Novembro de 2008, o campeonato de FIA GT anunciou o calendário para 2009 e a 7ª ronda da temporada será realizada a 13 de Setembro de 2009 no Algarve. Uma sessão de testes de Fórmula 1, com a McLaren e com a Honda a participar, foi marcada para 15 a 17 de Dezembro de 2008

O piloto do Filipe Albuquerque A1 Team Portugal observou que existem grandes descidas e uma curva à direita após a recta principal. Também comentou que a pista é boa para ultrapassagem, pois o circuito é grande. Foi confirmado que a uma das curvas do circuito seria dado o nome do piloto de motas Craig Jones que faleceu num acidente de motas em Brands Hatch em 2008.
The Autódromo Internacional do Algarve is a 4.692 kilometers (2.915 mi) race circuit located in Portimão, Portugal. With a total cost of €195 million (approximately $250 million), the project includes a karting track, technology park, five-star hotel, sports complex and apartments.
Construction was finished in October 2008 and the circuit was homologated by both the FIM on 11 October 2008 and the FIA two days later.
The circuit hosted the final round of the Superbike World Championship on November 2, 2008. On 9 June, the track was confirmed to host a round of the 2008-09 A1 Grand Prix season. The race was set for the weekend of April 12, 2009. On October 10, 2008, the Le Mans Series announced a 1000 km night race to be held at Algarve on August 2, 2009. On November 5, 2008, the FIA GT Championship announced 2009 calendar and 7th round of the season will be held at Algarve on September 13, 2009. 
A Formula One test session, with the McLaren and Honda teams participating, has been scheduled for December 15-17, 2008. Ferrari also considered running at Algarve. Toyota will also test at the circuit on January 20, 2009 in the first outing of their new TF109 chassis. The circuit will also host the final round of the 2009 GP2 Series season.
A1 Team Portugal's driver Filipe Albuquerque observed that there are big downhill slope and right-hand turn after the main straight. He also commented that the track is good for overtaking because the circuit looks wide. It has been confirmed that one of the corners of the circuit was named after former World Supersport rider Craig Jones who sadly passed away during a motorcycle crash at Brands Hatch in 2008.

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