15 Jul 2016 — Luís Almeida took sixth place in the Circuito da Boavista AE86 in Round 3 of the AE86 Challenge series.
Driving the Corolla Trueno, Almeida drove all of 13 laps total leading Americo Martins after being engaged by him on the first lap. After starting fourth, Almeida settled into sixth position on the first lap and held it every lap to the checkered flag.
Almeida is 11th in the standings for the series. He has one start and finished as high as sixth.
AE86 Challenge series moves on to Round 4 in a week at Road Atlanta. The series has 14 drivers competing for points in the championship.
André Gomes leads the championship in a tight campaign over Porfirio Dias Santos, separated by just a single finishing position. The title continues to be challenged by Bruno Chacon, Americo Martins, Paul Anstey, Mark Carty, Rafael Iwata, Matt Geddes, Jack Hunt, Adolfo Onrubia, Luís Almeida, Ricardo Gomes, Melih Cakmakli, and Sven Stehler as well. The Top 5 places are an open ring for 14 drivers in the running with two races remaining.