27 Sep 2016 — One last pass on the final lap put Nuno Gaiteira in fourth place at the finish line in the Rockingham Skoda in the seventh and final round of the Skoda Octavia Challenge [SoAm] series.
Gaiteira ran the majority of 12 laps total pursuing Miguel Teixeira after targeting him on lap 9. Gaiteira launched an extended attack at Teixeira midway through, staying within a sector behind him and keeping pace over an unbroken run of 11 laps. Gaiteira passed Teixeira and into fourth place on his final lap.
Gaiteira finished the series fourth in the standings. Gaiteira made five starts and finished as high as second.
Skoda Octavia Challenge [SoAm] series finished its season after seven rounds spanning a little more than a month. A total of 33 drivers competed for points in the championship.
Hernan Hourmilougue won the championship, leading 58 laps and taking four victories in six races. Mark Carty and Porfirio Dias Santos finished within a race of the title. Nuno Gaiteira and Adolfo Onrubia finished out the Top 5.