Campos confirms Snegirev, Regalia and Cipriani for AutoGP
After a fruitful day of testing in Estoril last Sunday, with all their three cars on track, Campos Racing confirmed their complete line-up for the 2012 Auto GP World Series. The team managed by former F1 driver Adrian Campos confirmed that Facundo Regalia, announced back in December, will be joined by Russian Max Snegirev and Italian Giuseppe Cipriani.Snegirev got a first taste on the Auto GP car right on the Portuguese track, surprising the team by how quickly he got acquainted to the performances of the package, the most powerful he had ever tried. Born in Moscow 24 years ago, Max graduates to the Auto GP World Series from Formula Two, where he raced in 2011 after an early career that saw him clinch podiums in the British F3 and F.Renault UK.Giuseppe Cipriani, meanwhile, will be at his second season in the Series, after contesting the whole 2011 Championship with Durango. So far he took part in all the private testing sessions organized by Campos Racing, showing an impressive progression compared to his 2011 laptimes.Enzo Coloni: “Looking to the drivers choosed by Adrian Campos i’m really pleased to see such a varied line-up, both in terms of experience and provenance. When we opted for an intercontinental calendar we wanted to further improve the international trait of our World Series, and having Argentina, Russia and Italy represented in just one team is something we are really happy with. Concerning the team’s competitiveness, there’s no doubt they will be up there. Campos Racing won the last two races of 2011 in Mugello, and I’m sure they will do their best to start the new season in the same fashion”.Max Snegirev: “I'm really happy to be in the Championship with Campos Racing, their results and the reputation of Adrian Campos speak for themselves. We already started to work hard together in order to be ready for the first round in Monza and we're confident, even if we know that the Auto GP World Series will be a very competitive setting. From a personal point of view I'm also happy that I will be working again with a 'real' team, and I look forward to the American events: I've never raced out of Europe, and I'm sure that experiencing such a different atmosphere will prove very interesting”.