09 Aug 2016 — Luís Almeida won third place in the Watkins Glen CanAm in the opening round of the Vintage CanAm 1971 [Euro] series.
Almeida drove the majority of 24 laps total pursuing Bruno Chacon after being challenged and passed by him on lap 6. In the end Almeida settled into third the 19 laps running to the checkered flag.
Vintage CanAm 1971 [Euro] series moves on to Round 2 in two weeks at a track to be announced. The series has four drivers competing for points in the championship.
Fahn Thomas leads the championship in a tight campaign over Bruno Chacon, separated by just a couple grid spots. The title continues to be challenged by Luís Almeida and Ken Jagger as well. The Top 5 places are an open ring for four drivers in the running with four races remaining.