31 Dec 2016 — Mario Rocha captured sixth place in the ES_P2 class in the Circuit of the Americas Multiclass in the eighth and final round of the Farewell Race2Play EnduRacers Endurance Series [SemiPro].
Rocha traded positions with Ken Jagger in a prolonged fight for eighth from the beginning, sparring over a span of 42 laps. Driving the Acura ARX-01, Rocha spent the majority pursuing Jagger after engaging him on the first lap. In the end Rocha settled into sixth through attrition the 19 laps running to the conclusion.
Rocha finished the series 16th in the ES_P2 class standings. He made one start and finished as high as sixth.
Farewell Race2Play EnduRacers Endurance Series [SemiPro] finished its season after eight rounds spanning two months. A total of 52 drivers competed for points in the multiclass championships.
Alex Freitas won the ES_GT1 class championship, leading 77 laps and taking four wins in seven races. Paul Anstey, Ramon Llupart, Jorge Herrera, and Jason Whited rounded out the Top 5.
John Van Der Geest took the ES_P2 class championship in a tight campaign over Marcos Junior, separated by just a single finishing position in the end. Van Der Geest led 218 laps and took three victories in seven races. Ken Jagger, Mike Erickson, and Andrie Ambadar finished out the Top 5.