Portuguese motorcycle Grand Prix

The Portuguese motorcycle Grand Prix was a motorcycling road racing event that was part of the Grand Prix motorcycle racing season.

Portuguese Grand Prix
Autódromo do Algarve moto.svg
Grand Prix motorcycle racing
VenueAutódromo Internacional do Algarve (2020)
Autódromo do Estoril (2000-2012)
Circuito del Jarama, Spain (1987)
First race1987
Most wins (rider)Valentino Rossi (5)
Most wins (manufacturer)Honda (13)

The event was held once in 1987 at Jarama. It returned to Portugal in 2000 after the Estoril Circuit was homologated for international motorcycle racing, and was last held in 2012, with the event returning at Algarve International Circuit in 2020.[1][2]

Official names and sponsorsEdit

  • 1987: Gran Premio Marlboro de Portugal (only in name, the race was held in Jarama, Spain)
  • 2000-2004: Grande Premio Marlboro de Portugal
  • 2005: betandwin.com Grande Prémio Portugal
  • 2006-2009: bwin.com Grande Prémio de Portugal
  • 2010-2011: bwin Grande Prémio de Portugal
  • 2012: Grande Prémio de Portugal (no official sponsor)
  • 2020: Grande Prémio MEO de Portugal

WinnersEdit

 
The Autódromo do Estoril, used from 2000 to 2012.

Multiple winners (riders)Edit

# Wins Rider Wins
Category Years won
5   Valentino Rossi MotoGP 2002, 2003, 2004, 2007
500 cc 2001
3   Toni Elías MotoGP 2006
250 cc 2003, 2004
  Álvaro Bautista 250 cc 2007, 2008
125 cc 2006
  Jorge Lorenzo MotoGP 2008, 2009, 2010
2   Daijiro Kato 250 cc 2000, 2001
  Stefan Bradl Moto2 2010, 2011
  Casey Stoner MotoGP 2012
250 cc 2005
  Marc Márquez Moto2 2012
125 cc 2010

Multiple winners (manufacturers)Edit

# Wins Manufacturer Wins
Category Years won
13   Honda MotoGP 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2011, 2012
500 cc 2001
250 cc 1987, 2000, 2001, 2004, 2006
125 cc 2000
12   Aprilia 250 cc 2002, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2008
125 cc 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2011
7   Yamaha MotoGP 2004, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
500 cc 1987, 2000
3   Derbi 125 cc 2009, 2010
80 cc 1987
2   Gilera 250 cc 2009
125 cc 2001
  KTM Moto3 2012
125 cc 2005
  Suter Moto2 2010, 2012

By yearEdit

Year Track Moto3 Moto2 MotoGP Report
Rider Manufacturer Rider Manufacturer Rider Manufacturer
2020 Algarve Report
2012 Estoril   Sandro Cortese KTM   Marc Márquez Suter   Casey Stoner Honda Report
Year Track 125 cc Moto2 MotoGP Report
Rider Manufacturer Rider Manufacturer Rider Manufacturer
2011 Estoril   Nicolás Terol Aprilia   Stefan Bradl Kalex   Dani Pedrosa Honda Report
2010 Estoril   Marc Márquez Derbi   Stefan Bradl Suter   Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha Report
Year Track 125 cc 250 cc MotoGP Report
Rider Manufacturer Rider Manufacturer Rider Manufacturer
2009 Estoril   Pol Espargaró Derbi   Marco Simoncelli Gilera   Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha Report
2008 Estoril   Simone Corsi Aprilia   Álvaro Bautista Aprilia   Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha Report
2007 Estoril   Héctor Faubel Aprilia   Álvaro Bautista Aprilia   Valentino Rossi Yamaha Report
2006 Estoril   Álvaro Bautista Aprilia   Andrea Dovizioso Honda   Toni Elías Honda Report
2005 Estoril   Mika Kallio KTM   Casey Stoner Aprilia   Alex Barros Honda Report
2004 Estoril   Héctor Barberá Aprilia   Toni Elías Honda   Valentino Rossi Yamaha Report
2003 Estoril   Pablo Nieto Aprilia   Toni Elías Aprilia   Valentino Rossi Honda Report
2002 Estoril   Arnaud Vincent Aprilia   Fonsi Nieto Aprilia   Valentino Rossi Honda Report
Year Track 125 cc 250 cc 500 cc Report
Rider Manufacturer Rider Manufacturer Rider Manufacturer
2001 Estoril   Manuel Poggiali Gilera   Daijiro Kato Honda   Valentino Rossi Honda Report
2000 Estoril   Emilio Alzamora Honda   Daijiro Kato Honda   Garry McCoy Yamaha Report
Year Track 80 cc 125 cc 250 cc 500 cc Report
Rider Manufacturer Rider Manufacturer Rider Manufacturer Rider Manufacturer
1987 Jarama   Jorge Martínez Derbi   Paolo Casoli MBA   Anton Mang Honda   Eddie Lawson Yamaha Report

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "GRAND PRIX OF PORTUGAL : Race Classification" (PDF). Resources.motogp.com. Retrieved 27 June 2020.
  2. ^ "Portimao to host 2020 MotoGP™ season finale". MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 10 August 2020. Retrieved 10 August 2020.