10 Jul 2016 — Joao Botelho De Sousa took 10th place in the Townsville V8SC in Round 7 of the V8 Supercars series.
Driving the Ford, Botelho De Sousa drove the majority of six laps total pursuing Juan M Bento after being caught and passed by him on lap 15. In the end Botelho De Sousa settled into 10th the 16 laps running to the checkered flag.
Botelho De Sousa is 18th in the standings for the series. He has two starts and finished as high as 10th.
V8 Supercars series moves on to its eighth and final round in three weeks at Queensland Raceway. The series has 49 drivers competing for points in the championship.
Mert Kayar leads the championship. The title continues to be challenged by Gilles Lalonde and Alan Rasman. The Top 5 places are an open battleground for six drivers in the running with one race remaining.