Estoril Classics 2023 was a Huge Success
The 2023 Estoril Classics proved to be a resounding success, attracting over 30,000 enthusiasts to Portugal's oldest permanent circuit to witness the exhilarating competitions and more.
Since 2017, the tradition of gathering at the Autodromo do Estoril at the beginning of October has been steadily growing. Fans eagerly anticipate the opportunity to rekindle their passion for legendary cars, and this year, motorcycles that have left an indelible mark on the history of motorsport.
Over the course of three days in 2023, a crowd of 30,000 people reveled in the intense competition, the thunderous roar of engines, and the sight of rare machines that have graced renowned venues such as the Formula 1 Grand Prix, the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the 24 Hours of Spa, the 1000 Km of the Nurburgring, and more.
This year also featured motorcycle demonstrations by the Amicale Spirit of Speed, much to the delight of enthusiasts who filled the publicly accessible stands on both Saturday and Sunday.
Within the paddock, where tickets were completely sold out, a relaxed atmosphere prevailed, fostering a shared passion for motorsport. Attendees, drivers, and team members exchanged experiences and knowledge, enhancing the overall event.
Diogo Ferrão, CEO of Race Ready, expressed his great satisfaction with the weekend: "Once again, Estoril Classics proved to be a resounding success! We showcased an impressive array of cars on the track that would captivate any motorsport enthusiast. The Classic GP, featuring incredible F1 cars, provided an exhilarating spectacle. The Amicale Spirit of Speed motorcycles also proved to be a crowd-pleaser.
The investments we've made in the paddock area are yielding dividends, as it has evolved into a vibrant hub for fans to meet and socialize. This tradition is on the rise, and we intend to bolster it in the future.
For these compelling reasons, more than 30,000 people graced at Autodromo do Estoril over the course of three days, underscoring the significance of Estoril Classics as one of the most prominent sporting events in our country. It not only promotes Cascais, Estoril, and Portugal internationally but also has a significant impact on the local economy.
We are now committed to creating an edition in 2024 that will once again earn the trust of the public, drivers, and teams."
The eighth edition of Estoril Classics is already scheduled for October 4-6 and promises to be another remarkable celebration of motorsport. Given that all tickets have been sold this year, those interested are advised to stay informed and act promptly.