The MotoGP Grand Prix of Portugal, which will take place from the 20th to the 22nd of November, at the Autódromo Internacional do Algarve (AIA), is called the MEO Grand Prix of Portugal, being on two wheels that the MEO, brand of the segment of consumption by Altice Portugal, gives its name to the last stage of the world motorcycle championship.
With the MEO Grand Prix of Portugal in the Algarve, Portugal is once again positioned on the world map of motorcycling, a feat that contributes to elevating Portugal even further, to the dissemination of our culture and to the promotion of the Portuguese language since this is the maximum exponent of Portugality.
Also in this event, MEO is doubly represented through the participation of Moto GP ™ rider Miguel Oliveira. As an MEO ambassador, the pilot embodies the values that represent the brand and the commitment to motorsport, as well as, as a representative of Portugal, by taking the national flag to all corners of the world.
“It is with great honor that MEO becomes the flagship of the maximum motorcycle race in Portugal. This new commitment reinforces our position in the international motorsport scene and enhances the colors of our country. If we already have so many reasons to celebrate Portugal, this is one more reason to raise, with one voice, the pride in being Portuguese! ” says Alexandre Fonseca, Executive President of Altice Portugal.
“I am very happy that, in the exceptional moment we are experiencing, we have the opportunity to hold a Grand Prix in Portugal, with the support of MEO. At DORNA we are especially excited to do so, as the first Portuguese rider to win a Grand Prix in the premier category of motorcycling, will participate, racing at home ” says Pau Serracanta, Managing Director of Dorna Sports.
The MEO Grand Prix of Portugal is the result of a partnership between MEO, a brand in the consumer segment of Altice Portugal, and Dorna Sports, the exclusive holder of the FIM Road Racing World Championship Grand Prix (Moto GP ™) commercial and television rights.