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Famous Racecar Drivers from Portugal

Updated October 13, 2018 3.3k views14 items

List of notable or famous racecar drivers from Portugal, with bios and photos, including the top racecar drivers born in Portugal and even some popular racecar drivers who immigrated to Portugal. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Portuguese racecar drivers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These racecar drivers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known racecar driver from Portugal is included when available.

Examples of people on this list include André Couto and Álvaro Parente.

This historic racecar drivers from Portugal list can help answer the questions "Who are some Portuguese racecar drivers of note?" and "Who are the most famous racecar drivers from Portugal?" These prominent racecar drivers of Portugal may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Portuguese racecar drivers.

Use this list of renowned Portuguese racecar drivers to discover some new racecar drivers that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. {#nodes}
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  • Álvaro Parente (born 4 October 1984) is a Portuguese professional racing driver. He is currently under contract with McLaren racing their GT cars for several customer teams....  more
    • Age: 37
    • Birthplace: Porto, Portugal
  • André Couto (born 14 December 1976) is a Macanese motor racing driver who is best known for winning his home F3 Grand Prix in 2000 and Japan's Super GT GT300 Championship in 2015....  more
    • Age: 44
    • Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal
  • Photo: Metaweb (FB) / Public domain
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    Cristiano Morgado

    Cristiano Morgado (born 27 August 1979 in Johannesburg) is a South African racing driver of Portuguese descent residing in Durban, South Africa. A five-time Rotax Max Challenge World Champion, he is the first and only driver to ever hold five Rotax world titles. He won his first Rotax Max Challenge World Championship in 2004 and followed this up with the European Championship the following year in the RM1 class. He was also on pole position for the 2004 Formula Ford Festival in his first year of car racing. In 2006 he achieved 4 wins on his way to the runner up spot in the British Formula Three National Class Championship. These achievements led him to receive the honor of Protea Colours....  more
    • Age: 42
    • Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa
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    Filipe Albuquerque

    Filipe Miguel Delgadinho Albuquerque (born 13 June 1985 in Coimbra) is a Portuguese professional racing driver, currently driving in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship for Mustang Sampling Racing as well in the FIA World Endurance Championship and European Endurance Championship with United AutoSportwith....  more
    • Age: 36
    • Birthplace: Coimbra, Portugal