Campos Racing faces adversity at event in Monte Carlo this season

Boschung, on his debut on Monaco street circuit, performed extremely well and Visoiu would have finished fifth in race one but was hit by another rival and it prevented him from fighting for podium in race 2

Campos Racing experienced a troublesome weekend in Monte Carlo where the third venue of the 2017 FIA Formula 2 Championship season took place this weekend. Campos Racing arrived in optimistic mode in Monte Carlo with his its duo of Ralph Boschung and Robert Visoiu. On Thursday, during the single free practice session, Visoiu and Boschung carried out a positive testing session as they both set times of 1:21.103 and 1:22.11 respectively. Later in qualifying, Visoiu finished 8th in Group B and Boschung took 9th in Group A.

During Friday’s race 1, Visoiu and Boschung gained several positions on the first lap. Boschung made his pit stop just before the safety car was released, with Visoiu making his mandatory pit stop only three laps later. Unfortunately, Visoiu was forced to retire when he was hit by Lous Deletraz and came his race to an early retirement. Boschung came 12th.

On Saturday, Boschung experienced mechanical problems and retired from race two after 15 laps and his teammate Visoiu, who would have been in podium contention, showed very competitive pace, in fact quicker than series leader Charles Leclerc. Despite his period of inactivity, he showed to be ready to achieve success throughout the season. Romanian Visoiu came 15th at the end of the race.

The FIA Formula Two will head to Baku next 24-25 June.


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