The Algarve International Circuit (Portimao) receives this weekend the twelfth stop of the Formula 1 World Championship

The F1 Portuguese GP takes place this weekend at the Algarve International Circuit in Portimao

The race which corresponds to the twelfth stage of the Formula 1 World Cup will be held this Sunday October 25 starting at 210 pm Spanish peninsular time and can be followed on Movistar from Spain and on Fox Sports for countries of Latin America

Hamilton equals Michael Schumachers record of 91 F1 wins

The Eifel GP which was held at the previous World Motor Racing stop at the German Nürburgring circuit ended with Lewis Hamilton as the absolute leader of the race after Bottas left due to a breakdown in his car and fifth place in the that was left Sainz

This victory gave the British driver the opportunity to equal the record of 91 victories in Formula 1 which until then only had Michael Schumacher

The Portuguese Grand Prix as with other stages corresponds to a stop in the Formula 1 World Cup that was not on the initial competition calendar and was added later due to the changes caused by the coronavirus pandemic

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The Algarve International Circuit located in the Portimao region Portugal was completed in 2008 and has a total of 4692 km The F1 2020 Portuguese GP which takes place this weekend will be the first time that this Portuguese track has become the site of the Formula 1 World Championship

After the qualifying race for the Portuguese GP Lewis Hamilton will be first on the starting grid by taking pole position ahead of Valtteri Bottas who will start second and Max Verstappen who has finished third

Lewis Hamilton remains the leader of the Formula 1 general classification with 413 points followed by Valtteri Bottas with 326 points in second place and Max Verstappen in third position with 278 points

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