Revolution A-One sports prototypes will support Formula 1 when it visits the Autodromo Internacional do Algarve, Portimão on October 23 – 24.
The Revolution A-One grid made its international debut at Spa-Francorchamps in support of the FIA World Endurance Championship on August 13 – 15. The two one-hour contests saw victories go to Morton Dons in the #78 Mike Smith Motorsport entry in Race One, Dons leading a 1 – 2 for the team with teammate Alex Kapadia in the #80 car in second. Race Two went to the #81 ExcelRB entry, piloted by Scott Mansell.
Drivers at Portimão will be competing for the Sports Prototype Cup featuring the Revolution Trophy, with the final rounds of the series taking place at Circuit Paul Ricard, Le Castellet on November 7.
Managing Director of Peterborough-based Revolution Race Cars, Phil Abbott, is looking forward to supporting the Grand Prix in Portugal.
“We are proud that the Revolution A-One has been approved as a support race for the Grand Prix,” said Abbott. “We set out to design a car that is at the cutting edge of customer motorsport, with advanced technology, innovative design, high downforce and forgiving handling. It’s the perfect car for such a demanding circuit.”
Promoter of the Sports Prototype Cup James Bailey is also looking forward to seeing the Revolution A-One grid competing in Portugal.
“To race at one of Europe’s most challenging circuits in front of F1 fans is a privilege for our drivers and teams,” said James Bailey. “We’ve already provided some sensational racing at Brands hatch and Spa-Francorchamps and the Grand Prix support race is a fabulous opportunity to showcase the performance of the Revolution A-One and the depth of our grid and drivers.