portugal motorsport


 

 a model car collector's view

Rui Aguas

Miguel Pais Amaral

Ni Amorim

Joao Barbosa

Manuel Mello Breyner

Pedro Mello Breyner

Tomaz Mello Breyner

Mario Araujo Cabral

Pedro Matos Chaves

Pedro Couceiro

Andre Couto

Pedro Lamy

Luis Marques

Manuel Monteiro

Michel Monteiro

Tiago Monteiro

Miguel Ramos

Carlos Reis

 

 

Introduction

 

Portugal does not have great tradition on motorsport. There are few portuguese professional racing drivers working in the international motorsport scene and a couple of gentleman drivers

 

Here you can find model cars of portuguese racing drivers involved in international racing with special focus on Le Mans 24h.

 

Rui Aguas (1972-  )

Racing career 

92 - F Ford Portuguese Championship (3rd)

93 - F Ford British Championship (4th)

94 - F Renault British Championship (2nd)

95 - F3 German Championship (8th)

96 - F3 German Championship (6th)

97 - F3000 (10th)

98 - F3000

99 - F Nissan Spanish Championship (5th)

00 - F Nissan Spanish Championship (3rd)

01 - Clio Trophy (6th)

02 - Clio Trophy (5th)

05 - Italian GT (3rd)

06 - Fia GT - GT2 (3rd)

Silverstone (3rd)

Ferrari F430 GT2, M. Salo, R Aguas

Racing43  1/43

 











Spa 24h (GT2 Winner)

Ferrari F430 GT2, Salo, Aguas, Scheider

Gasoline (BBR)  1/43

 

 

07 - Fia GT - GT2 (12th)

        ALMS - GT2

Ferrari F430 GT2, R. Aguas, M. Mediani, J. M. Lopez, S. Pruitt

Red Line  1/43

 











BBR  1/43

 

 

 









Miguel Pais Amaral (1954-  )

 

Racing career

05 - Spanish GT (9th)

06 - Le Mans 24h  LMP2 (DNF)

Lola B05/40, M.Amaral, M.Angel de Castro, W.Hughes

Spark  1/43

 

        Le Mans Series LMP2 (4th)

Lola B05/40, M.Amaral, M.Angel de Castro, A. Burgueno

        Spanish GT (17th)

07 - Le Mans 24h  LMP2 (DNF)

Lola B05/40, M.Amaral, M.Angel de Castro, W.Hughes

Spark  1/43

 

        Le Mans Series LMP2 (2nd)

        Spanish GT (11th)

 

 

 

 

 

Ni Amorim (1962-  )

 

Racing career

95 - DTM (21st)

Opel Calibra V6 1995

Minichamps  1/43

 

 

 

 









96 - Spanish Touring Car

Opel Vectra

Onyx 1/43

 









97 - Fia GT - GT2 (6th)

98 - Le Mans 24h GTS (7th)

Chrysler Viper GTS-R, N. Amorim, G. Gomes, M. Mello Breyner

Minichamps 1/43

 

 

 








       Fia GT - GT2 Viper GTS-R

 

 

99 - Le Mans 24h GTS (3td)

Chrysler Viper GTS-R, N. Amorim, H. Hugenholtz, T. Seiler

Provence Moulage 1/43 kit, built by Mimo2

 

 

   

 

 

 









    ALMS - Petit Le Mans (3rd) Viper Oreca

        Fia GT - Gt2 (6th)

        Spanish GT (3rd GT2)

 

00 - Le Mans 24h GTS (2nd)

Chrysler Viper GTS-R/T, D. Donohue, N. Amorim, A. Beltoise

Onyx 1/43

 

 

 







      Fia GT - GT2 Viper Chamberlain

       ALMS - GT2 Viper Oreca

       Spanish GT Porsche Elide Racing

 

01- Le Mans 24h LMP900 (DNF)

Dallara Chrysler Mopar LMP, S. Ara, N. Amorim, M. Kondou

Spark 1/43

 

        Spanish GT

 

02 - Spanish GT (4th)

03 - Fia GT

04 - British GT Championship Cup Class (winner)

05 - Le Mans 24h LMP2 (DNF)

Courage CG Noel del Bello Racing, C. Pillon, N. Amrim, R. Iannetta

Spark 1/43

 

        LMES LMP2 (10th)

06 - Spanish GT (3rd)

07 - Spanish GT (2nd)

        PTCC (3rd)

 

 

 

 

Joao Barbosa (1975-  )

 

Racing career

94 - F Ford Portuguese Championship (Winner)

95 - F Alfa Boxster italian Championship (winner)

96 - F3 Italian Championship (2nd)

97 - F Toyota Atlantic (7th)

04 - Le Mans 24h LMP1 (DNF)

Dallara Judd Rollcentre Racing, J. Barbosa, R. Barff, M. Short

Ixo 1/43

 

Spark 1/43

 

        LMES LMP1 (16th)

        Fia GT, ALMS LMP1 and GTS

05 - Le Mans 24h LMP1 (8th)

Dallara Judd Rollcentre Racing, J. Barbosa, M. Short, V. Ickx

Spark 1/43

 

        LMES LMP1 (7th)

         ALMS

06 - Le Mans 24h LMP2 (5th)

Radical SR9 Judd, M. Short, J. Barbosa, S. Moseley

Spark 1/43

 

        LMS LMP2 (15th)

        GrandAm

        Radical Challenge Portugal (2nd)

07 - Le Mans 24h LMP1 (4th)

Pescarolo Judd Rollcentre Racing, J. Barbosa, M. Short, S. Hall

Spark 1/43

 

        LMS LMP1 (6th)

        GrandAm

 

 

 

 

Manuel Mello Breyner (1953-  )

 

Racing career

96 - Le Mans 24h Prequalifying (61st)

Porsche GT2, Team Jumbo Pao de Acucar, M. Mello-Breyner, P. Mello-Breyner, T. Mello-Breyner

Vitesse 1/43

 

 










97 - Le Mans 24h GT2 (3rd)

Porsche 911 GT2, Roock Racing, M. Mello-Breyner, P. Mello-Breyner, T. Mello-Breyner

Minichamps 1/43

 

 

 










Vitesse 1/43

 

 











98 - Le Mans 24h GT2 (7th)

Chrysler Viper GTS-R, N. Amorim, G. Gomes, M. Mello Breyner

Minichamps 1/43

 

99 - Le Mans 24h GTS (4th)

Chrysler Viper GTS-R, CICA Team Oreca, M- Mello-Breyner, P. Mello-Breyner, T. Mello-Breyner

 

 

05 - Spanish GT (7th)

06 - Spanish GT (25th)

07 - Spanish GT (22nd)

 

 

 

 

Pedro Mello Breyner (1959-  )

 

Racing career

97 - Le Mans 24h GT2 (3rd)

see above

99 - Le Mans 24h GTS (4th)

see above

05 - Spanish GT (7th)

06 - Spanish GT (25th)

07 - Spanish GT (22nd)

 

 Tomas Mello Breyner (1957-02)

 

Racing career

97 - Le Mans 24h GT2 (3rd)

see above

99 - Le Mans 24h GTS (4th)

see above

 

Mario Araujo Cabral (1934-  )

 

Racing career

1959 - 65 - F1 (4 races) and F2

1964  ATS  F1

Villa-model 1/43

 











1968-75 - Sports car racing (F2 in 1973 Estoril GP).

 

1971 - Watkins Glen 6h (not classified, "11th")

Porsche 917K, Cabral, Adamowicz

Minichamps 1/43

 












1972 - Le Mans 24h (DNF)

Lola T280 Ford LM, H. de Fierlandt, J. de Bagration, M. A. Cabral

Bizarre  1/43

 

 







Pedro Matos Chaves (1965-  )

 

Racing career

85 - Totota Starlet Trophy (winner)

86 - F Ford Portuguese Championship (winner)

        F Ford Spanish Championship (winner)

87 - F Ford British Champioship

        F Ford Festival (11th)

88 - F Ford British Champioship (3rd)

89 - F3000 GB (13th)

        F3000 Fia

90 - F3000 GB (winner)

        F3000 Fia (16th)

91 - F1 (Coloni)

        F3000 Japan

92 - F3000 Fia

93 - Indy Lights (4th)

94 - Indy Lights (5th)

95 - Indy Lights (5th)

96 - Spanish GT (2nd)

97 - Fia GT GT1

         
Fia GT GT2 (9th)











98 - Portuguese Rally Championship (7th)

99 - Portuguese Rally Championship (winner)

00 - Portuguese Rally Championship

01 - Portuguese Rally Championship

02 - Spanish GT (winner)

Saleen S7-R, RML, P. Chaves, M. Ramos

 

        Le Mans 24h GTS (5th)

Saleen S7-R, RML, P. Chaves, M. Ramos, G. Pickering

Ixo 1/43

 

 









03 - Le Mans 24h GTS (6th)

Saleen S7-R, Graham Nash Motorsport, T. Erdos, P. Chaves, M. Newton

Ixo 1/43

 

 







Pedro Couceiro (1970-  )

 

Racing career

89 - F Ford Portugal (6th)

90 - F Ford Portugal (winner)

91 - F Opel Lotus (16th)

92 - F Opel Lotus (8th)

93 - F Opel Lotus (8th)

94 - F3 Germany (5th)

95 - F3 Germany (5th)

        F3 Macau GP (8th)

        ITCC (2 races)

Alfa Romeo

Customized 1/43 model.

 

 

96 - F3000 (13th)

97 - F3000 (11th)

98 - Porsche SuperCup (15th)

99 - Porsche SuperCup (9th)

Minichamps 1/43

 

 

 

 

Onyx 1/43

 

00 - Porsche SuperCup (13th)

01 - Spanish GT

        Porsche SuperCup (9th)

02 - Spanish GT

03 - Spanish GT

04 - Spanish GT (3rd)

05 - Spanish GT (9th)

06 - Spanish GT

07 - Spanish GT (winner)

 

 

 

 

Andre Couto (1976-  )

 

Racing career

95 - F Opel Lotus Euroseries (5th)

 

        F3 Macau GP (6th)

96 - F3 Germany (13th)

        F3 Macau GP (8th)

        F3 Masters (11th)

97 - F3 Italy (2nd)

Onyx 1/43

 

        F3 Macau GP (5th)

Onyx 1/43

 

  








      F3 Masters

Onyx 1/43

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

98 - F3000 (11th)

        F3 Macau GP (7th)

99 - F3000 (13th)

        F3 Macau GP

        F3 korea Super Prix

00 - F3000

        F3 Macau GP (winner)

SunStar 1/43

 

 






       F3 korea Super Prix (6th)

01 - All japan GT Championship (17th)

        F3 korea Super Prix (14th)

        F Nippon (11th)

02 - F Nissan World Series (7th)

03 - ETCC (18th)

04 - SuperGT Japan GT500 (2nd)

Ebbro 1/43

 








05 - SuperGT Japan GT500 (28th)

Ebbro 1/43

 

        







Suzuka 1000km (winner)

06 - SuperGT Japan GT500 (23rd)

Ebbro 1/43

 










07 - SuperGT Japan GT500 (15th)

Ebbro 1/43

 

 

 

 








Pedro Lamy (1972-  )

click above to see the Lamy pages

 

Luis Marques (1962-  )

 

Racing career

01 - Le Mans 24h GT3 (9th)

Porsche 996 GT3-R, Warmup Luc Alphand Adventures, L. Alphand, M.Ligonnet, L. Marques

 

 










03 - Le Mans 24h GTS (DNF)

Chrysler Viper GTS-R, Scorp Motorsport Communications, D. Dupuy, L. Marques, O. Thevenin

1/43 Minichamps

 

 









1/43 Ixo

 

 

 









Manuel Monteiro (1950-  )

 

Racing career

94 - F3 France

97 - Fia GT GT2

98 - Le Mans 24h GT2 (DNF)

Porsche GT2, Estoril Montoit, Ma. Monteiro, M. Maisonneuve, Mi. Monteiro

Vitesse 1/43

 

 












99 - Le Mans 24h GTS (DNF)

Porsche 911 GT2, Estoril Racing Communication, M. Maisonneuve, Ma. Monteiro, Mi. Monteiro

SunStar  1/43

 

 













03 - Fia GT GT2 (1 race)

05 - Spanish GT (30th)

 

 

Michel Monteiro (1971-  )

 

Racing career

97 - Fia GT GT2

98 - Le Mans 24h GT2 (DNF)

see above

99 - Le Mans 24h GTS (DNF)

see above

03 - Fia GT GT2 (1 race)

 

 

Tiago Monteiro (1976-  )

 

Racing career

98 - F3 France (11th)

        F3 Macau

99 - F3 France (6th)

        F3 Macau

        F3 Masters (29th)

        F3 Korea Super Prix (6th)

        Le Mans 24h GTS (6th)

Chrysler Viper GTS-R, Paul Belmondo Racing, P. Belmondo, T. Monteiro, M. Rostan

Minichamps 1/43

 

 








00 - F3 France (2nd)

        F3 Macau (9th)

        F3 Korea Super Prix (2nd)

        F3 European Cup (2nd)

        F3 Masters (11th)

01 - F3 France (2nd)

        F3 Macau (13th)

        F3 Korea Super Prix (19th)

        F3 European Cup

        F3 Masters (5th)

        Le Mans 24h GTS (3rd)

Chryslet Viper GTS- R, Larbre Competition, J.-P. Belloc, C. Bouchut, T. Monteiro

Minichamps, 1/43

 

 










Ixo, 1/43

 

 

 

02 - F3000 (13th)

03 - CART (15th)

04 - F1 Minardi test driver

        F Nissan World Series (2nd)

05 - F1 Jordan (16th)

Jordan F1 Showcar

Minichamps 1/43

 

Jordan F1 Race car

Minichamps 1/43

 









Jordan F1 USA GP (3rd)

Minichamps 1/43

 












06 - F1 Midland/Spyker

Midland F1 Showcar

Minichamps 1/43

 

Midland F1 Race car

Minichamps 1/43

 

Spyker F1

Minichamps 1/43

 

 

07 - WTCC (11th)

 

 

 

 

Miguel Ramos (1971-  )

 

Racing career

01 - F3 Spain (10th)

02 - F3 Spain (18th)

        Le Mans 24h GTS (5th)

Saleen S7-R, RML, P. Chaves, M. Ramos, G. Pickering

Ixo 1/43

 

        Spanish GT (winner)

Saleen S7-R, RML, P. Chaves, M. Ramos

 

 

03 - Fia GT (12th)

04 - Fia GT (29th)

        LMES LMP1 (9th)

MG Lola EX 257 - MG AER, RML, T. Erdos, M. Newton, M. Ramos

 

05 - Le Mans 24h GT1 (DNF)

Ferrari 550 Maranello, BMS Scuderia Italia, C.Pescatori, F Gollin, M Ramos

BBR 1/43

 












Red Line 1/43

 

06 - Fia GT (12th)

Aston Martin DBR9 BMS Scuderia Italia

AutoArt 1/18 customized by scalemodeller.de

        Italian GT (8th)

Maserati MC12 Racing Box

 

07 - Fia GT (4th)

Maserati MC12 Vitaphone

 




Carlos Reis (??-  )

60 - Le Mans 24h (DNF)

Stanguelinni 740, R. Quilico, C. Reis

Renaissance kit 1/43