Portuguese Grand Prix has been confirmed by Formula 1 that it will be held on May 2 at Portimao. This means that it will be the third round of the 2021 Formula 1 Championship.
This will be the second time that The Algarve international Circuit will be holding a Formula 1 race after holding its first Formula 1 race last October as the COVID-19 pandemic lead to the reshuffling of the 2020 F1 calendar.
he race was open to 27,000 fans and Portimão is working with the Portuguese government to allow spectators to fill its grandstands in May.
“We are thrilled to announce that Formula 1 will be racing again in Portimao after the huge success of the race last year,” said Stefano Domenicali, President and CEO of Formula 1.
“We want to thank the promoter and the Portuguese Government for their hard work and dedication in getting us to this point.
“We are confident and excited about our 2021 season, having shown last year that we could deliver 17 races safely and bring our millions of fans thrilling racing at a difficult time.
“We hope to welcome fans to Portimao again this season in a safe way and are working with the promoter on the details of that plan.”