12 Hours of Estoril 2020 - 23-26/09/2020

12 Hours of Estoril
26 September 2020

Circuito do Estoril
Located not far from the Portuguese capital Lisbon, the Estoril circuit was opened in 1972. Among the first high-profile international championships to be held here were the FIA car racing series: Formula Two and later Formula One. Following substantial renovation work, the circuit hosted a MotoGP race for the first time in 2000.
The FIM Endurance World Championship visited the circuit in 1987 for the Estoril 1000 km, and in 2000 for the 8 Hours of Estoril.
4,182 km in length, Estoril is regarded as a very technical track, with 13 corners including two hairpins, a 985-m straight and quite significant elevation change.

Circuit do Estoril: Key dates
16 June 1972: Inauguration of the track
1982: 1st FIA F2 championship race
1984: 1st FIA F1 championship race
10 May 1987: Estoril 1000 km (won by Suzuki Endurance Racing Team)
1993: Renovation of the grandstands, paddock and control tower
1997: Major improvement works to meet safety standards
1999: Reopening of the circuit
28 May 2000: 8 Hours of Estoril (won by Suzuki Endurance Racing Team)
3 September 2000: 1st MotoGP race

Circuito do Estoril
Av. Alfredo César Torres.
Apt 46 – 2645 Lisbonne

Information on the circuit
Length of the circuit: 4,182 km
Duration of the race: 12 hours
Records for an Endurance lap
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Winner 2019
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