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Why Portimao's elevation changes impacts F1 drivers more than cars

Article To news overview © F1 F1 will return to the Autodromo Internacional do Algarve this weekend for the second year in a row, with drivers and teams once again ready to tackle the challenges the track presents. The track plays host to the Portuguese Grand Prix, which returned last season for the first time since 1996 as the series looked to fill the calendar with venues due to the coronavirus pandemic. One characteristic of the track that stands out is the elevation changes, which sees drivers swooping up and down during the 4.68 kilometre lap. "Rather like Austin’s Circuit of The Americas, Portimao is a modern venue with elevation change baked into its layout," reads the...
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