We transcribe below the FPAK announcement announcing the calendar of the circuit for the year 2017, as well as expressing thanks to the local building and the promoters.
"After talks between the Portuguese Federation Automobilism and Karting, Vila Real City Council, Vila Real Motor Club, Vila Real International Circuit Promotion Association and Full Events we inform that in 2017 the Vila Real International Circuit will be held in two weekends, Of-the-week.
We will have a first weekend with the World Touring Car Championship, the European Touring Car Cup, the National Circuit Classics Championship until 1300 and the National Classical Circuits Championship more than 1300, thus responding to a request from the pilots of the National Championships of Classics to separate the two championships thus allowing to receive a greater number of enrolled as well as to improve the conditions of safety in track.
In the second weekend we will have the return of an international category of formulas to Vila Real, with the coming of Formula 4, accompanied by the Iberian TCR (including the National Touring Car Championship), the National Championship Legends and the Super 7 by Kia trophy and a Motorcycle Festival.
We can not fail to thank the Municipal Council of Vila Real in the person of its President and all those involved the effort made to hold two Saturday and Sunday weekends in order to host the international races and the championships and trophies The Vila-realans' desire not to "close" the city for three days.
The first weekend will be 24 and 25 June and the second on 8 and 9 July.
We hope to have contributed to two more motoring parties. "