John Filippi and Campos Racing claims first podium of the season in Moscow

Filippi and Campos Racing stepped onto the rostrum in treacherous conditions by finishing third in race one (Opening race). In the Main race Filippi came fourth

Podium place rewards Campos Racing and its driver Corsica´s John Filippi in World Touring Car Championship´s Race of Russia held at the Moscow Raceway. An impressive podium finish in wet conditions was a good result and gave, with another fourth place, some nice points in the WTCC Trophy.

Filippi, with his Campos Racing-entered Chevrolet RML Cruze TC1, sets fastest time in FP1 among privateers and later came fourth in FP2. In qualifying Filippi was 6th-fastest in class but everything improved on Sunday. Morning´s Opening race was delayed when rain fell on the formation lap and drivers were given the chance to switch to wet tires. Filippi mastered in rainy conditions and after 15 laps came third in class behind James Thompson and Mehdi Bennani. Main race produced another good result for Filippi, who came fourth. Filippi and Campos Racing lie fourth in drivers´ standings and in teams´ standings respectively.

The WTCC Race of Portugal will take place in the famous streets of Vila Real (Portugal) on 24-26 June.


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