23 Aug 2015 — Mario Rocha captured sixth place in the Grand Prix of Monaco in Round 4 of the Steel Wheels by Simracers 1979 Formula 1 series.
Rocha ran all of 20 laps total pursuing Costa Gozadinos after originally catching him on the first lap. Rocha got around Gozadinos and into sixth place when Gozadinos retired on lap 22, and kept it the final 13 laps to the conclusion.
Rocha is 12th in the standings for the series. He has one start and finished as high as sixth.
Steel Wheels by Simracers 1979 Formula 1 series moves on to Round 5 in two weeks at Silverstone ’79. The series has 25 drivers competing for points in the championship.
Aitor Lopez leads the championship in a tight campaign over Costa Gozadinos, separated by just a few grid spots. The title continues to be challenged by Marek Archipow, Maciej Bekas, Rob Swindells, Arthur Marciano, Mariusz Lebioda, Nicolas Duno, Barrett Erickson, Sam Emmett, Lucas Stinziano, Mario Rocha, Florin Manolache, Geronimo Vierma, Toni Talvitie, Phil Brown, Paolo Gallenda, Paul Anstey, Mark Carty, Joshua Hampshire, Gonzalo Colaci, Rich Minkler, Sasa Varga, Jose Casanovas, and William Westerloppe as well. The Top 5 places are an open ring for 25 drivers in the running with four races remaining.