12 Sep 2016 — Luís Almeida took fifth place in the Nogaro Skoda in Round 5 of the Skoda Octavia Challenge [SoAm] series.
Almeida spent nearly equal parts of 13 laps total leading Porfirio Dias Santos after being caught by him on the first lap. In the end Almeida settled into fifth the half-dozen laps running to the finish.
Almeida is 16th in the standings for the series. He has one start and finished as high as fifth.
Skoda Octavia Challenge [SoAm] series moves on to Round 6 in a week at a track to be announced. The series has 29 drivers competing for points in the championship.
Mark Carty leads the championship in a tight campaign over Hernan Hourmilougue, separated by just a few grid positions. The title continues to be challenged by Adolfo Onrubia, Porfirio Dias Santos, Andy Bruno, Ville Hartikainen, Nuno Gaiteira, Bruno Chacon, Manuel Alves, and José Sousa as well. The Top 5 places are an open battleground for 25 drivers in the running with two races remaining.