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Performance Test Days at Portimao

The Season Finale & Season Warm-Up Algarve offers manufacturers, teams and drivers three first-class testing opportunities at the Autódromo Internacional do Algarve in Portimão:

07. - 10.12.2021 17. - 20.02.2022 24. - 27.02.2022

The most important facts

  • Max. 25 Vehicles on the Track
  • Tyre Service in the Paddock
  • Catering on Site
  • 7h Open Pitlane daily
  • No Noise Restriction
  • Hotel & Travel Service
  • Experienced Drivers Only
  • Transport Service & Wintering
  • Racecar Rental & Support

On Track

Perfect testing conditions in winter

The Season Finale & Season Warm-Up Algarve by BLACK FALCON offers manufacturers, teams and drivers perfect testing, development and training conditions at the F1 circuit Autódromo Internacional do Algarve near Portimão (Portugal). The proven concept guarantees maximum track time and an optimal driving environment.

7 hours of Open Pitlane per day
Up to four days in a row: seven hours of Open Pitlane testing, 1 hour for lunch
Maximum 25 vehicles on the track
Limitation on the number of vehicles on the track
Balanced field of participants
At least TCR / GT4 level. No road or formula cars
Experienced drivers
Highest Tracktime quality - Only experienced drivers allowed
No noise restriction
Vehicles in competition configuration without additional silencers
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Facilities in the paddock

Tyre service and petrol on site

Tyre service on site
Mounting and disposal of tyres in the paddock
Tyre delivery of all brands directly to the paddock
If ordered via BLACK FALCON by 23.11.2021, tyres of all brands will be delivered directly to Portimao at the German list price - including free fitting by the on-site tyre service.
Petrol station in the paddock
98 Octane petrol can be filled up directly in the paddock, the vendor is the track operator.
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Catering on site

Top catering for drivers and teams

VIP catering for driver and co-driver
Lunch is included in the daily fee for driver and co-driver
Team catering in the track restaurant
Lunch and dinner in buffet form by prior arrangement in the track's own restaurant
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Simplify logistics

Transport and storage service

Vehicle transport to the events: Nürburgring <-> Portimao
BLACK FALCON will gladly take care of the transport of customer vehicles to Portugal and then back to Germany. Limited availability
Wintering on site
Wintering of vehicles and equipment in a locked building at the race track possible. Limited availability. Costs depend on space requirements.
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BLACK FALCON at Season Finale & Warm-Up

Arrive-and-Drive: race car rental

From beginner-friendly GT Cars to thoroughbred LMP3 prototypes, we offer a fleet that leaves nothing to be desired! Unlike many other companies, we offer 'all-inclusive' prices with no hidden extra costs!

Rental of racing cars: 'best price' or exclusive
The vehicles are rented by the day either by sharing with other customers at the 'Best Price' (incl. 200 free kilometers) or 'Exclusively' without sharing (incl. 350 free kilometers). Additional kilometers driven will be charged separately.
Transparent rental without hidden additional costs
Support from BLACK FALCON staff, all service work, the nominal fee for the test day, fuel, used tyres and comprehensive racing insurance are included with every rental.
Well covered: comprehensive racing accident insurance
All vehicles are insured against accidents with an individual deductible. The deductible of the racing hull insurance must be deposited before the start of the journey
New tyres available at any time
For all vehicles on offer, BLACK FALCON keeps an extensive stock of new dry and rain tyres on site, which can be requested and purchased at any time. The price is based on the German list price of the respective tyre.
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A fleet that leaves nothing to be desired

BLACK FALCON race cars for hire in Portimao:

Best price: incl. 200 km, shared with other customers | Exclusive: incl. 350 km, no other customers

Porsche Cayman GT4 CS
425 hp - 1330 kg - GT Car

Porsche Cayman GT4 CS

Racing car NLS, Sports Cup

The Porsche Cayman GT4 in 'CS' configuration is used in the NLS in the CUP3 class and is ideally suited for beginners.

Best Price

4.590,00 €

Exclusive Price

8.490,00 €

Additional Km

14,00 €

Insurance Excess

15.000,00 €

Porsche Cayman GT4 MR
425 hp - 1300 kg - GT Car

Porsche Cayman GT4 MR

Racing car NLS, Sports Cup

The Porsche Cayman GT4 'MR' complies with the SRO GT4 regulations. In this configuration, worldwide racing in GT4 classes is possible.

Best Price

4.590,00 €

Exclusive Price

8.490,00 €

Additional Km

14,00 €

Insurance Excess

17.500,00 €

Mercedes-AMG GT4
520 hp - 1400 kg - GT Car

Mercedes-AMG GT4

Racing car NLS / SRO-GT4

The Mercedes-AMG GT4 is available in two configurations: as NLS-SP8T with >500 hp or in SRO-GT4 specification, which allows worldwide entries in GT4 classes.

Best Price

5.190,00 €

Exclusive Price

9.690,00 €

Additional Km

16,00 €

Insurance Excess

20.000,00 €

Porsche 992 GT3 Cup
NEW
510 hp - 1260 kg - GT Car

Porsche 992 GT3 Cup

Racing car NLS, Porsche Carrera Cup

The latest model of the world's best-selling racing car. Used worldwide in one-make cups and endurance races. Optionally with ABS and traction control.

Best Price

5.290,00 €

Exclusive Price

9.890,00 €

Additional Km

17,00 €

Insurance Excess

20.000,00 €

Porsche 991 GT3 Cup MR
510 hp - 1260 kg - GT Car

Porsche 991 GT3 Cup MR

Racing car NLS

The number 1 GT3 fighter on the Nordschleife: sophisticated aerodynamics, lots of power and good driveability. Inexpensive entry into the world of racing cars with downforce. Almost on GT3 level.

Best Price

5.490,00 €

Exclusive Price

9.990,00 €

Additional Km

17,00 €

Insurance Excess

20.000,00 €

Mercedes-AMG GT3
approx. 600 hp - 1350 kg - GT Car

Mercedes-AMG GT3

Racing car NLS, SRO-GT3

Top of the Mercedes-AMG customer sports programme. One of the most successful GT3 vehicles of all time. Top-level GT racing without compromise.

Best Price

9.900,00 €

Exclusive Price

18.990,00 €

Additional Km

35,00 €

Insurance Excess

30.000,00 €

Ligier JS P4
NEW
330 hp - 920 kg - prototype

Ligier JS P4

Race car Ligier European Series

Great entry into the world of prototype racing. Purpose-built race car with monocoque and efficient aerodynamics. Lots of power with minimal weight.

Best Price

4.590,00 €

Exclusive Price

8.490,00 €

Additional Km

13,00 €

Insurance Excess

15.000,00 €

Ligier JS P320
NEW
460 hp - 950 kg - prototype

Ligier JS P320

Racing car Le Mans Cup, ELMS

Fastest vehicle on offer. Pure-bred racing prototype with winning gene. No driving aids, maximum driving pleasure with incredible performance.

Best Price

6.890,00 €

Exclusive Price

12.990,00 €

Additional Km

19,00 €

Insurance Excess

20.000,00 €

Rennfahrzeug-Betreuung durch BLACK FALCON
Vehicle dependent categories

Race car support at the track by BLACK FALCON

Professional support of the customer's own racing vehicle in Portimao by Team BLACK FALCON. Booking is only possible in advance

Category A: GT3 & LMP3 cars

1.790,00 €

Category B: Porsche Cup MR, Ferrari Challenge, or similar

1.490,00 €

Category C: GT4 cars, Porsche 991 Cup, LMP4, or similar

1.190,00 €

FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

We are always happy to answer any questions you may have about the Season Finale & Season Warm-Up Algarve. From experience, we often receive similar enquiries. Enclosed therefore is some information:

How does the booking work?

The booking of all services, from the vehicle day to the hotel room, is made directly by e-mail (tracktime@black-falcon.de) or by telephone (+49 170 83 72 74 2).

What is included in the booking?

Each participating vehicle includes one driver per day. Participants with more drivers than vehicles must book additional drivers on a daily basis. Each driver, included or additionally booked, may drive with all vehicles during the day. Each car requires at least one pit space. A pit has four parking spaces. Single spaces in a communal box or a complete box can be rented. Co-drivers/instructors are generally allowed, but must also be booked on a daily basis.

Which vehicles are permitted?

Only pure racing cars that can at least achieve times of GT4 or TCR cars are eligible. At the upper end of the scale, we restrict participation to GTE cars. LMP2, formula and road cars are not eligible. If you have any questions about a vehicle's eligibility, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Are there any requirements for drivers?

All drivers must have trackday/race track experience and be able to prove it. We reserve the right not to admit individual drivers or to prohibit participation on the fly.

How loud are vehicles allowed to be?

We allow vehicles in competition configuration without additional silencers!

Can individual days be booked?

All event days can be booked individually.

How does the tyre service work?

Tyres of all brands can be ordered in advance at the German list price. If purchased through BLACK FALCON, on-site fitting is free of charge. The commissioning of your own tyre service must be requested and confirmed with BLACK FALCON in advance.

What options are available for lunch and dinner?

Drivers, co-drivers / instructors and booked accompanying persons eat in the VIP lounge during the lunch break (included in the price). For team members we offer lunch and dinner in the paddock restaurant. Drivers, co-drivers / instructors and accompanying persons must book dinner additionally...

Is there a timetable?

Expected schedule for all event days:
9:00 - 13:00 Session 1
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 - 17:00 Session 2

When can you enter the paddock?

Entry to the paddock is possible from 5pm on the day before the booking. Earlier entry is possible (depending on capacity) for an additional charge.

Can trucks / equipment be parked at the track?

Trucks can be parked in a supervised parking area outside the paddock. Participants taking part in more than one event can store their vehicles and equipment at the track. This option requires an individual quote.

Contact us

We look forward to hearing from you and will get back to you as soon as possible!
We can also be reached by phone at any time:

+49 170 83 72 74 2