11.-15.12.2019 | 05.-09.02.2020 | 21.-25.02.2020

The Season Finale & Season Warm-Up Algarve by BLACK FALCON is going into its third season this winter! While the race tracks are closed in most parts of Europe, we are organizing three test events for manufacturers, teams and drivers at the Autódromo Internacional do Algarve in Portimão (Portugal) in this winter season. Webseite in Deutsch

Overview about the Events

The goal is clear: The Season Finale & Season Warm-Up Algarve is designed to provide manufacturers, teams and drivers with the perfect winter testing experience. Guaranteed good weather, plenty of driving time and a balanced field of participants form the basis of the event. Catering, tyre and hotel services ensure a carefree time all around the meeting and allow the participants to concentrate on the essentials: Successful test days.

Great weather conditions

Dry, maritime climate, 10-20°C in the shade with an average of 6 hours of sunshine per day

Maximum 30 vehicles on track

Limitation of the number of vehicles on the track. At least 330 hp (e.g. TCR). No road and formula vehicles.

No noise restriction

We allow vehicles in competitive configuration without additional silencers

7h Open Pitlane

Up to five days in a row: seven hours open pitlane test, 1 hour lunch break

Timing Service

Timekeeping of the track can be used voluntarily (transponder available for a fee)

Tyre service on site

On-site installation of your own tyres or tyres purchased from BLACK FALCON

Lunch and dinner in the paddock

Catering service for drivers and team members on site. Snacks and drinks are included all day when booking.

Fuel in paddock

Fuel supply with 98 Octane is provided in the paddock, the vendor is the race track.

Racecar rental

Great selection of BLACK FALCON race cars for rent

Vehicle support at the track

Vehicle support possible by our experienced and trained personnel at the track

Transport service & Storage

Vehicle transport from Germany to Portimao and back incl. (optional) storage at the race track.

Hotel service with best price guarantee

Booking and handling of hotel rooms in our partner hotels.

References & Clients

In recent winters, some of Europe's most successful teams have used the Season Finale & Warm-Up Algarve to prepare for the season.
  • Customer Testimonails

    Fantastic weather, a great circuit and everything is well organised. We come back every year to prepare for a long season in the British GT and Blancpain GT Series.

    Mark Lemmer Team Principal Barwell Motorsport, British GT Champions 2019
  • Customer Testimonails

    We came to this event with Audi Sport and two cars to prepare the WTCR season and to test new parts. It's a good test environment with a lot of driving time and a great track.

    Elliot Hoffet Team Manager WRT Racing WTCR
  • Customer Testimonails

    The conditions for our programme, the BMW Driving Experience, are ideal. The weather in Portimao is always good, there is plenty of space on the track.

    Claudia Hürtgen Head of BMW Driving Experience

Services complimenting the event

Catering Service

Lunch in the VIP Lounge is included for drivers, co-drivers/instructors and booked accompanying persons. In addition, we offer a catering option (lunch and dinner) for all staff directly at the track. All meals are served buffet style. Vegetarian meals are available daily.

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Tyre Service

Tyre orders of all brands are possible in advance at prices of the German list price. On-site mounting of tyres brought along by the customer according to the price list. Tire disposal possible. If purchased from BLACK FALCON, on-site fitting is free of charge. The hiring of your own tyre service must be requested and approved by Black Falcon in advance.

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Transport Service

Of course we transport customer vehicles to the race track and back again. A distinction is made between transport for a single event and transport with winter storage of the vehicle in Portugal. We offer on-site vehicle support during the test days. Minor work can be done on an hourly basis.

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BLACK FALCON vehicles for rent

From the near-series Porsche 911 Carrera to the Mercedes AMG GT3, we offer a fleet that leaves nothing to be desired! In contrast to many other companies, we offer "all-inclusive" prices without hidden additional costs!

Porsche 991 Carrera

Race Car VLN, 350 HP, Paddle-Shift, ESP, Recaro P1300 Bucket Seats, Roll cage (GT3 Cup standard), Bilstein MDS Suspension

Porsche 991 Carrera
Exclusive Price
(Exclusive Rent, 350 km incl.)
6.390,00 €
Best Price
(Shared Vehicle, 250 km incl.)
3.990,00 €
Insurance Excess 12.500,00 €
Per Additional Kilometer 11,00 €

Porsche 991 GT3 Cup

Race Car Porsche Carrera Cup, 485 HP, Paddle-Shift, Recaro P1300 Bucket Seat, Roll Cage, ABS possible on request

Porsche 991 GT3 Cup
Exclusive Price
(Exclusive Rent, 350 km incl.)
8.990,00 €
Best Price
(Shared Vehicle, 250 km incl.)
5.590,00 €
Insurance Excess 17.500,00 €
Per Additional Kilometer 16,00 €

Porsche 991 GT3 Cup MR2

Race Car VLN / 24h Nürburgring, 485 HP, Paddle-Shift, Recaro P1300 Bucket Seat, Roll Cage, GT3-Aerodynamik, ABS and Traction Control

Porsche 991 GT3 Cup MR2
Exclusive Price
(Exclusive Rent, 350 km incl.)
9.390,00 €
Best Price
(Shared Vehicle, 250 km incl.)
5.990,00 €
Insurance Excess 20.000,00 €
Per Additional Kilometer 17,00 €

Porsche Cayman GT4

Race Car SRO GT4, 425 HP, Paddle-Shift, Recaro P1300 Bucket Seat, Roll Cage

Porsche Cayman GT4
Exclusive Price
(Exclusive Rent, 350 km incl.)
7.990,00 €
Best Price
(Shared Vehicle, 250 km incl.)
4.990,00 €
Insurance Excess 15.000,00 €
Per Additional Kilometer 14,00 €

Mercedes-AMG GT4

Race Car GT4 / VLN SP8T, 450 - 550 HP, Paddle-Shift, Roll Cage, in SRO Homologation or without BoP available

Mercedes-AMG GT4
Exclusive Price
(Exclusive Rent, 350 km incl.)
8.990,00 €
Best Price
(Shared Vehicle, 250 km incl.)
5.590,00 €
Insurance Excess 20.000,00 €
Per Additional Kilometer 16,00 €

Mercedes-AMG GT3

Race Car VLN / 24h Nürburgring GT3, ca. 600 HP, Paddle-Shift, CFRP Monocoque, Bilstein MDS Suspension

Mercedes-AMG GT3
Exclusive Price
(Exclusive Rent, 350 km incl.)
18.590,00 €
Best Price
(Shared Vehicle, 250 km incl.)
11.790,00 €
Insurance Excess 30.000,00 €
Per Additional Kilometer 35,00 €

Hotel Service in Great Partner Hotels

The Leading Hotels of the World 5* Hotel Vila Vita Parc
5* Hotel Algarve Race

We take care of the entire process at no extra cost and guarantee the best prices in the event period. All you need to do is inform us about the rooms you need.

Vila Vita Parc

The 5* hotel "Vila Vita Parc" is one of the best hotels in Portugal and fulfils every wish for luxurious accommodation off the racetrack. For the accommodation of a team there are apartments available on the premises. If you book the rooms listed below through us, you will receive the lowest available price. All prices are per room and include breakfast.

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Room Price
Vista Parc Studio (up to 2 Persons) 175,00 €
Vista Parc Duplex (up to 4 Persons) 330,00 €
Deluxe Garden View (up to 2 Persons) 190,00 €
Deluxe Sea View (up to 2 Persons) 290,00 €
Grand Suite (up to 2 Persons) 390,00 €
Oasis Suite Premium (up to 2 Persons) 260,00 €
Oasis Suite Rooftop (up to 2 Persons) 300,00 €
Oasis Suite Family (up to 4 Persons) 330,00 €
Residence GrandSuite (up to 2 Persons) 540,00 €
Townhouse Suite (up to 2 Persons) 540,00 €
Penthouse Suite (up to 2 Persons) 940,00 €
Villa (up to 10 Persons) ab 1.250,00 €

Algarve Race

The 5* Algarve Race Hotel is the best choice for participating teams. The hotel complex offers both classic rooms and apartments and is only 3 minutes by car from the track. If you book the rooms listed below through us, you will receive the lowest available price. All prices are per room and include breakfast if not stated otherwise.

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Room Price
Single Room (up to 1 Person) 70.00 €
Double Room (up to 2 Persons) 80.00 €
1 Room Apartment (up to 2 Persons) 95.00 €
2 Room Apartment (up to 4 Persons) 140.00 €
1 Room Apartment (up to 2 Persons, without breakfast) 70.00 €
2 Room Apartment (up to 4 Persons, without breakfast) 90.00 €

Frequently Asked Questions

We are happy to answer all your questions about the Season Finale & Season Warm-Up Algrave. Experience has shown that we often receive similar enquiries. Therefore, here is some usful information:

How does the booking work?

All services, from the driving day to the hotel room, can be booked directly by e-mail (tracktime@black-falcon.de) or by telephone (+49 170 83 72 74 2).

Which vehicles are allowed?

Only pure Race Cars with at least 330 HP (TCR and upwards) are eligible to participate. At the upper end of the scale we restrict participation to GTE vehicles. LMP2, formula and road vehicles are not permitted. If you have any questions regarding the eligibility of a vehicle, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Are there requirements for drivers?

All drivers must have trackday/race track experience and be able to prove it. We reserve the right not to approve individual riders or to prohibit them from participating during running events.

Is there a limit to how loud vehicles can be?

We allow vehicles in competition configuration without additional silencers!

How does the tyre service work?

Tyre orders of all brands are possible in advance for the German list price. If purchased from BLACK FALCON, on-site installation is free of charge. The hiring of your own tyre service must be requested and confirmed in advance from BLACK FALCON..

How does timekeeping work?

The basic fee for timekeeping is included in the basic price. Transponders can be rented for a deposit and a fee of 30 € per day.

What is included in the booking?

Each participating vehicle includes one driver per day. Participants with more drivers than vehicles must book additional drivers per day. Any driver, including or additional booked, may drive all vehicles during the day. Each car requires at least one pit space. One garage has four pit spaces. Single spaces can be rented in a shared garage or a complete garage. Co-drivers/instructors are permitted in general, but must also be registered on a daily basis.

Are single days bookable?

All three events can be booked on a daily basis.

What are the options for lunch and dinner?

Drivers, co-drivers / instructors and booked accompanying persons have lunch in the VIP lounge (included in the price). For team members we offer lunch and dinner in the hospitality in the paddock. Snacks and drinks are included in the price for these persons when booking lunch or the complete package. Drivers, co-drivers / instructors and accompanying persons must book dinner additionally in any case.

When can I enter the paddock?

The paddock access is possible from 17 o'clock on the day before the booking. Earlier entry is possible (depending on capacity) at an extra charge.

Is there a schedule?

Estimated schedule for all event days:
9:00 - 12:30 session 1
12:30 - 13:30 lunch break
13:30 - 17:00 session 2

Is it possible to park trucks / equipment at the track?

Participants who participate in more than one event can store their vehicles and equipment at the track. This option requires an individual quote.

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