Serpent reports from 1/8 IC Portuguese Nat Rd5

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Serpent reports from 1/8 IC Portuguese Nat Rd5

The 5th round of the 1/8th on road Portuguese Nationals ended out to be a good day for Serpent. With 5 cars on the 45m main final and 2 of them on the podium. José Félix Serpent / Xceed Engines ended in 8th place after an engine failure when he was fighting for the top 3. Jorge Azinheira Serpent / Novarossi / Xceed Tyres had some problems in the beginning of the race and ended in 7th. Fernando Dantas Serpent / Novarossi / Xceed Tyres with a 1 stop tyre strategy finished in 6th. 

Claudio Lopes Serpent / Novarossi / Xceed Tyres fast all weekend managed 3rd place. Ricardo Nogueira Serpent / Novarossi / Xceed Tyres was TQ and with a strong pace also won the race with a 4 laps advantage over 2nd. With 1 round left in September, in the provisional lead table, Claudio Lopes leads the championship, With Fernando Dantas in second, Rolando Caseiro in 4th, José Félix on 5th, Ricardo Nogueira in 7th and Jorge Azinheira in 10th putting 6 Serpents in the Top 10.