Portimao, Portugal – January 20th, 2023 – The EST1 Racing Team has successfully completed its first track test of the 2023 season at Autodromo International Algarve in Portimao, Portugal on January 19th and 20th. The team’s two Porsche 992 GT3 Cup cars, decked out in EST1’s new orange, black and white car design, covered over 500 km of testing on the 4,653 km circuit.
Drivers Jori Ala-Jyra and Miguel Silva were extremely pleased with the results of the test session. Miguel Silva, driver for EST1 Racing Team, commented:
“I’m really pleased with the results of the test session. It was a great opportunity for me to learn and develop my driving skills.“
Raimo Kulli, professional circuit racer and Porsche-certified instructor, leads the EST1 Racing team. Over the past decade, the team has seen its drivers reach the podium in various Porsche series and endurance races.
The drivers did a fantastic job during the test session in Portimao. They displayed a lot of commitment and progressed well. We are now fully prepared for the next testing days of 2023 season in Paul Ricard” said Kulli.
For those interested in participating in the 2023 season, EST1 Racing team offers an Arrive & Drive package for both race and testing days that includes racing insurance, driver coaching, team wear, catering, tires, fuel, brakes and all other car parts. The EST1 Racing Team stands out among the rest for its discipline, top-tier mechanics, and unparalleled data engineering as well as for its commitment to excellent communication with and responsibility for the driver.
In 2022, the drivers of EST1 Racing team became champions in the Estonian and North European Zone in Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge as well as in Finnish BMW Xtreme series. The team is now looking forward to its next test days at Paul Ricard from 20-22 February, after the successful session in Portimao.