General MotorSports 

Crazy Weekend for Portuguese Motorsport

By JoaoLamares Trans­la­tion Paula Lamares The next week­end of April 29 and 30 will be a week­end full of emo­tions for Por­tuguese motor­s­port. In Monza, Tiago Mon­teiro will do everything he can to min­im­ize losses on a track where the Honda are clearly at a dis­ad­vant­age again­st com­pet­i­tion and hold the lead of the world cham­pi­on­ship conquered in the race of Moroc­co. For Tiago Mon­teiro it is not a mat­ter of hon­or, but he knows that more import­ant than main­tain­ing the lead­er­ship in the cham­pi­on­ship, is to gather as many points as pos­sible. “……

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General MotorSports 

Filipe Barreiros starts Internacional GT Open this weekend in Estoril

By Paula Lamares Pho­tos JLpress/​JoaoLamares2017 The first race of the sea­son for Filipe Bar­reir­os is already this week­end. The Inter­na­tion­al GT Open starts on April 29 and 30, at the Cir­cuito do Estor­il. The Por­tuguese driver hopes to win the title in the AM cat­egory that has escaped him in pre­vi­ous edi­tions. JLpress spoke with the driver, at the Autódro­mo do Estor­il, when he was test­ing his BMW M6 GT3 from Teo Mar­tin Motor­s­ports. JLpress: What’s it like run­ning at home? Filipe Bar­reir­os: It’s always dif­fer­ent because we strive harder to…

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General Tennis 

João Domingues wins Wild Card for the Millennium Estoril Open

By Paula Lamares Pho­tos JLpress/​JoaoLamares2017 João Domin­gues won the Car­cavelos Tén­is tour­na­ment, this Sunday. The last event of the Nex­t­Gen Tour, ensur­ing the pres­ence of João Domin­gues at the Mil­len­ni­um Estor­il Open that will take place on April 29, at the Clube de Tén­is do Estor­il. In Car­cavelos, the young Por­tuguese play­er beat French­man Maxime Chazal, after being defeated in the finals of Lis­bon and Por­to of the same Future tour­na­ment, that is count­ing for the world rank­ing. The best Por­tuguese ten­nis play­er of the Nex­t­Gen Tour, after the final,…

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BMW M6 Team Costa Campos Racing, Lourenço Beirão da Veiga, António Felix da Costa, Tiago Monteiro | Photo ©JLpress/JoaoLamares2017 General GTOpen MotorSports 

TEAM COSTA CAMPOS RACING BRINGS TO THE CIRCUIT OF ESTORIL MONTEIRO, BEIRÃO DA VEIGA AND FÉLIX DA COSTA

By Paula Lamares Pho­to ©JLpress/​JoaoLamares2017 JLPress was in the boxes of the Auto­dro­mo do Estor­il, to accom­pany the test­ing day of Team Costa Cam­pos Racing. This is the last pre­par­a­tion for the Inter­na­tion­al GT Open’s sea­son that will take place at the Estor­il cir­cuit, on April 29 Costa Cam­pos Racing has a lux­ury team of Por­tuguese drivers: Tiago Mon­teiro, Lourenço Beirão da Veiga and António Félix da Costa at the wheel of the BMW M6 GT3. “This new chal­lenge is very spe­cial because I will do it with two friends of mine (L. Beirão…

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United Autosport Ligier JS P217 Gibson #32 | Photo Jakob Ebrey General MotorSports 

ELMS: Great win of Filipe Albuquerque

By JoaoLamares Trans­la­tion Paula Lamares | Pho­to AdrenalMedia/​Jakob Ebrey Pho­to­graphy Filipe Albuquer­que (United Auto­sports Ligi­er JS P217 # 32) won the first race of the European Le Mans Series at Sil­ver­stone, on Sat­urday. When it came to the last stint, one hour from the end of the race, Albuquer­que was third and with a han­di­cap over 30s for the first. The Por­tuguese driver knew it would be dif­fi­cult, but bet­ter tire’s man­age­ment allowed him to step on the edge and got a vic­tory that he thought it was not pos­sible at the…

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