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Racing school opens

Members of the public will be able to learn motoring skills with renowned Portuguese drivers at the Portimão-based Algarve Motor Park.

Among the instructors are professional racing drivers Pedro Lamy, Tiago Monteiro and Filipe Albuquerque.

Miguel Praia and Eugene Laverty will also be teaching motorbike riding and racing skills.

Paulo Pinheiro, CEO of the Motor Park, said: “These courses are designed for the general public, for companies and anyone wanting a new experience or to improve their driving skills. Varied machines like a Porsche Cayman S, Porsche Boxter S and Ferrari 360 Challenge are available to participants.”

There are four categories of driving courses at the Motor Park ranging in price from 299 euros to 899 euros.

The four categories called Classic, Silver, Gold and Platinum all include a theory and briefing session at the start before various practical exercises and more.

For more information, please visit the website, available in English, at