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VOLVO DRIVER CHALLENGE FINALISTS 2018

VOLVO DRIVER CHALLENGE FINALISTS 2018

The 12 finalists have qualified for the Portuguese grand final

The 12 finalists have been determined who will compete in the final of the Volvo Driver Challenge 2018 on 30th June, in Ota, which will result in a Portuguese champion who will be entrusted with defending the Portuguese colours in the World Final in Gothenburg.

The 3 semi-finals took place in Maia, Albergaria and São João da Talha during the month of June and involved 72 drivers in open circuit races, behind the wheel of a Volvo FH LNG.

In the first race, in Maia, José Almeida from Euro Ariz, Joaquim Alexandre from Mendes & Sandra, Domingos Ribeiro from Ribeiral and José Pinheiro from Fumega & Lages qualified.
The Albergaria race qualified Arménio Sequeira from Rama, Luis Vinhanova from Transportes Alcides Costa, Sandra Alves from ETAF and Jorge Marques from TN.
In the last race in S. João da Talha, Paulo Bráz from Fortune Road, André Laureano from Carrasco & Irmão, David Belas from Ribercer and José Valério from Transfrota qualified.

The Portuguese Final will take place in the Centro de Formação Militar e Técnica da Força Aérea da Ota (Ota Air Force Military and Technical Training Centre) (former Ota Air Base), on 30th June, where the 12 finalists will compete in a closed-circuit race for the title of Portuguese Champion.

2018-06-25