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1 21-23 June 2013 Presentation GRAN PREMIO HISTORICO DO PORTO

2 The must-do Historic motor racing event of the 2013 season! 5th Boavista Classic Grand Prix 2013 21-23 June 2013 The Circuito da Boavista is a superb venue for motor sports and there is no better place to race than in the Portuguese sunshine in June, surrounded by friendly people and magnificent cars. An amazing circuit in terms of layout and one of the most interesting and challenging for a racing driver! Peter Auto – 103 rue Lamarck F-75018 Paris +33 1 42 59 73 40 Gran Premio Historico do Porto

3 The Porto track in Portugal, also known as Circuito da Boavista is an amazing harbour- front circuit! No doubt racing at Porto will leave you a great « souvenir »! Location: Porto, Portugal Coordinates: 41° 9' N 8° 36' 40" O FIA Grade: 3 Major Events: Porto Classic Grand Prix & FIA WTCC Length: 4.360km Turns: 21

4 Classic Endurance Racing The Flat 4 Sixties Endurance Some fifty Prototypes and GTs having raced in the greatest Endurance races between 1966 and 1979. For the tenth season Peter Auto recreates the incredible atmosphere of 70s races when GTs and Prototypes raced together. The great years of Matra, terrifying Porshe 917s and Ferrari 512s. A period marked by the increase of performances and the breaking of all records. This grid will gather what is often called « The Golden Age of Automobile Racing » AC Cobra, Aston Martin DB4 GT, Ferrari 250 GT SWB, Jaguar C Type, D Type or E Type. Racing for two hours, the grid will be one of the leading activities of the week-end. This grid will gather the captivating 4 cylinder Porsche productions. At the origin of Porsches greatest successes in competition, the « Trophée Flat4 » will welcome a grid made up of prestigious 550s, RSKs but also many Porsche 356s from the Pre-A 1500 to the Carrera 2 litres. A few 912s, real link between the 356 and the emblematic 911, will also be present. Gran Premio Historico do Porto THE GRIDS

5 The Trophée Légende This grid will also include some sports cars which, like the period single- seaters, made the '30's motor racing legend. Delages, Bugattis and ERAs mark the formula: agility and refinement for the French cars, performance and punch for their British challengers; records and podiums giving the tempo. This period sees the rise of Italian makes such as Maserati and Alfa Romeo. Historic Endurance The Formules Ford Specially created for gentleman drivers wishing to participate in some races in Portugal or Spain, this grid accepts prototypes until the middle of the 60s and GTs until the middle of the 70s. Three more grids will come… Gran Premio Historico do Porto Gathers single-seaters from 1966 to 1981 in their original configuration equipped with Ford 1600 Kent engines in conformity with the regulations of that period. With F1 and F3, the Formule Ford is, since its creation in 1967, the only other single-seater category which allows freedom in the choice of chassis conception, with the same engine specifications thus favouring the drivers skills. THE GRIDS

6 Gran Premio Historico do Porto At the mouth of the Douro river, the hilly city of Porto is one of Europes most charismatic and undiscovered cities. This ancient port, which in recent years has undergone a remarkable regeneration, is steeped in history and tradition, best known for its narrow medieval alleyways, baroque churches, outstanding monuments by renowned architects, and of course the famous Porto wine. Travelling to Porto Get to know the city of Porto, its curiosities, legends and traditions, get in touch with the real Tripeiro (native of Porto) and discover this beautiful city using your five senses. Here you will find some basic data on Porto: The city of Porto, known as Cidade Invicta (invincible city), is the second largest in Portugal, the capital of the Porto district and of the country's northern region. Population: about 260 000 inhabitants Location: Southwest Europe, bordered by the Atlantic Ocean, Portugal's north coast Airport: Dr. Francisco Sá Carneiro, 11 km from the city centre, operating regularly with 12 different airlines to 61 destinations (direct flights from Barcelona, Bremen, Brussels, Geneva, London Heathrow/Gatwick, Madrid, Paris

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