07 Oct 2016 — Luís Almeida captured third place in the Barcelona GT2 Challenge in the opening round of the GT2 Sports Car Challenge series.
Almeida ran the majority of 24 laps total pursuing Vitor Joineau after being engaged and passed by him on the second lap. In the end Almeida settled into third the 23 laps running to the finish.
GT2 Sports Car Challenge series moves on to Round 2 in two weeks at a track to be named. The series has three drivers competing for points in the championship.
Mohan Reis leads the championship in a tight campaign over Vitor Joineau, separated by just a couple grid spots. The title continues to be challenged by Luís Almeida as well. The Top 5 places are an open ring for three drivers in the running with five races remaining.