Between October 7th and 8th, the Autodromo Internacional do Algarve, in Portimão, receives a day of official tests of the MotoGP World Championship, with the presence of the main riders of the championship.
In the testing session will be the starting riders including Portuguese Miguel Oliveira, as well as some test riders, such as Dani Pedrosa (KTM) and Jorge Lorenzo (Yamaha).
In a statement, Dorna (the company that promotes the championship), informs that the drivers who hold the championship will only be able to ride on standard machines, in order to “familiarize themselves with the layout” in view of the closing event of the World Championship 2020 that will take place at the Autodromo do Algarve on 22 November.
The Algarve International Circuit (in portuguese: Autódromo Internacional do Algarve), commonly referred to as Portimão Circuit, is a 4.653 km (2.891 mi) race circuit located near Portimão, in west side of Algarve region, in Portugal.
The construction was finished in October 2008 and the circuit was homologated by both the FIM and the FIA.
The Algarve International Circuit also includes a karting track, off-road track, technology park, five-star hotel, sports complex and apartments.