11 Mar 2009 — Mario Rocha took 16th place in the Manfeild Skoda in Round 5 of the Skoda Cup [Euro] series.
Rocha ran the majority of 11 laps total pursuing Matej Ahacic after being caught and passed by him on lap 11. Ultimately Rocha settled into 16th the lap running to the finish.
Rocha is 16th in the standings for the series. He has three starts and finished as high as seventh.
Skoda Cup [Euro] series moves on to its sixth and final round in two weeks at Russian Ring. The series has 43 drivers competing for points in the championship.
Pablo Martinez leads the championship in a tight campaign over Pete Bunce, separated by just a handful of grid positions. The title continues to be challenged by Sam Moss, Ales Kurent, and Nikola Vrhovski as well. The Top 5 places are an open field for 10 drivers in the running with one race remaining.