07 Nov 2016 — Joao Botelho De Sousa captured sixth place in the Charade Polo93 in the fifth and final round of the VW Polo Trophy Season 4 series.
Botelho De Sousa traded positions multiple rounds with Mark Carty in a lengthy and unrelenting battle for fifth from the middle stages, running within a car length of each other over a stretch of 11 laps and changing positions three times. Botelho De Sousa spent nearly equal parts leading Carty after being engaged by him on the second lap. Ultimately Botelho De Sousa lost the spot on lap 12 and settled into sixth the lap running to the checkered flag.
Botelho De Sousa finished the series sixth in the standings. Botelho De Sousa made four starts and finished as high as sixth.
VW Polo Trophy Season 4 series finished its season after five rounds spanning a little more than a month. A total of 19 drivers competed for points in the championship.
Nuno Gaiteira captured the championship in a tight campaign over Ricardo Gomes, separated by just a single grid spot in the end. Gaiteira led 19 laps and took one victory in five races. Ricardo Gomes and Mark Carty finished within a race of the title. Luís Almeida and Porfirio Dias Santos finished out the Top 5.