Campos Racing faces high-speed challenge on the streets of Monte Carlo

Aitken and Boccolacci are ready to take on FIA Formula 2’s Round 4, which is held on the streets of the Principality. The Spain-based outfit arrives in the fearsome Monegasque circuit in strong form

Campos Racing is well prepared for the fourth round of the FIA Formula 2 Championship, which is held in Monte Carlo in the frame of the Monaco Grand Prix. The street circuit, home to the rich and famous, is the most coveted win on the calendar and epicenter of a luxury and glamorous atmosphere. The Monegasque circuit continues to tell the story of motorsports to this day and it is why every driver wants to make it to the top step of the podium.

Jack Aitken and Dorian Boccolacci are keen to maintain their game coming into the weekend. Briton Aitken has completed a strong start to the season with his first triumph of the season in Baku. Besides, he also stepped onto the podium in the Sprint race of the Azerbaijan Grand Prix and finished second in Spain. Frenchman Boccolacci raced to a strong double points finish in Baku and showed a quick pace in Barcelona until his chances vanished after a drive-through penalty on Saturday.

Aitken sits fourth in the Drivers’ standings with 62 points and Campos Racing ranks third in the Teams’ standings with 74 points.

The circuit features very little grip and teams use a high-downforce configuration and as a result tire wear and degradation are the lowest throughout the season. Considering the difficulty of overtaking, a good qualifying session usually plays a key role. Last but not least, the right pit strategy is also extremely important because the safety-car chance is very high.

Unlike other rounds, the qualifying session sees drivers divided into two groups in order to reduce the problem of traffic and it takes place on Thursday. Qualifying Group A is scheduled at 13.20 (GMT+2) with Group B hitting the track immediately after at 13.44 (GMT+2). Friday’s race with one mandatory pit-stop is scheduled at 11.30 (GMT +2) with the weekend coming to an end with sprint race on Saturday at 17.15 (GMT +2).

Jack Aitken (Campos Racing Driver): “I’m extremely excited as always to travel to Monaco and start the weekend. It is such an impressive place, and qualifying is a highlight of the whole season. I have every confidence we’ll be looking for a pole position and win.”

Dorian Boccolacci (Campos Racing Driver): “We arrive to the best place of the season to drive. Monaco GP is an iconic one. This is the closest GP from my home so, it is going to be very special with family, friends and colleagues here coming to support me which is amazing. I am looking forward to completing a strong weekend so we have to go on the limits.”

Adrián Campos (Campos Racing President): “Monaco is the most special round of the season and it is a real challenge for every driver and team to race there. So, we are ready to push on this weekend.”

BARCELONA (ESP) May 10-12 2019 - Spanish Grand Prix at circuit de Barcelona - Cataluyna. Dorian Boccolacci #14 Campos Racing. © 2019 Diederik van der Laan / Dutch Photo Agency

BARCELONA (ESP) May 10-12 2019 – Spanish Grand Prix at circuit de Barcelona – Cataluyna. Dorian Boccolacci #14 Campos Racing. © 2019 Diederik van der Laan / Dutch Photo Agency

BARCELONA (ESP) May 10-12 2019 - Spanish Grand Prix at circuit de Barcelona - Cataluyna. Jack Aitken #15 Campos Racing. © 2019 Diederik van der Laan / Dutch Photo Agency

BARCELONA (ESP) May 10-12 2019 – Spanish Grand Prix at circuit de Barcelona – Cataluyna. Jack Aitken #15 Campos Racing. © 2019 Diederik van der Laan / Dutch Photo Agency

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