19 Sep 2016 — Nuno Gaiteira took second place in the Road One Skoda in Round 6 of the Skoda Octavia Challenge [SoAm] series.
Gaiteira ran the majority of 11 laps total leading Porfirio Dias Santos after catching and passing him on the third lap. Gaiteira cleared Dias Santos and into second place on lap 3, and defended it against pressure by Dias Santos the remaining nine laps to the finish.
Gaiteira moves up to fifth in the standings, nine points behind Adolfo Onrubia. Gaiteira has four starts and finished as high as second.
Skoda Octavia Challenge [SoAm] series moves on to its seventh and final round in a week at a circuit to be named. The series has 31 drivers competing for points in the championship.
Hernan Hourmilougue leads the championship in a tight campaign over Porfirio Dias Santos, separated by just a handful of finishing positions. The title continues to be challenged by Mark Carty, Adolfo Onrubia, and Nuno Gaiteira as well. The Top 5 places are an open battleground for seven drivers in the running with one race remaining.