Campos Racing look to continue strong form at Paul Ricard

The trio of Pulcini, Laaksonen and Menchaca made an excellent start to the season in Barcelona as they all won points-paying race results. Besides, Pulcini secured the pole position in qualifying

Campos Racing aim to achieve good results in Le Castellet, which hosts an exciting second round of the 2018 GP3 Series. The Alzira-based team will enter its three Dallara GP3/16 cars for Leonardo Pulcini, Simo Laaksonen and Diego Menchaca. Campos Racing’s trio of drivers delivered strong performances in Barcelona, which was the curtain-raiser last month.

The GP3 Series is now entering the hot phase of the season after a six-week break as there are three consecutive race weekends: Paul Ricard, Red Bull Ring and Silverstone. Pulcini scored the pole position in Barcelona and later brought fourth place home. The Italian driver made in the top-three in preseason collective testing at Paul Ricard and looks like another contender for wins on French soil. Laaksonen and Menchaca, who are completing their maiden season in the series, also scored points in Montmeló. Finland’s Laaksonen came 8th on Sunday with Mexico’s Menchaca finishing tenth in race one.

According engineers, the asphalt is similar in character to Barcelona with low degradation levels as it was resurfaced for this season. But temperatures are expected to be hot and it might increase tire wear over the weekend. But weather forecast predicts rain on Saturday, so there will be a great deal of uncertainty regarding

Race one is scheduled on Saturday at 11.30 (CET) with race 2 taking place on Sunday at 10.50 (CET).


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