The Portuguese driver Filipe Albuquerque wants to close the season in the European Le Mans Series with a victory in the 4 hours of Portimão, proof that will be played next Sunday at the circuit of that Algarve city.
For Filipe Albuquerque, Spa Francorchamps’ 4-hour win on September 23 opened good prospects for the United Autosports team for the Portuguese race, the sixth and final stage of the endurance motoring championship.
“And now here we are, curious to know, in normal situations, how we stand before our opponents, I believe we will be in the front group and in the discussion for the victory,” he said. the pilot said in a statement.
Filipe Albuquerque, who is seventh in the European Le Mans Series standings, said he was “proud” to race in the Algarve: “It is always with great pride that I race in Portugal, but this also requires greater responsibility, as we know that the eyes are on us. I am sure that I will do my best to bring the Portuguese flag to the podium. “