Extremely positive season start in Portugal for Campos Racing and their drivers. Pulcini took triumph on Saturday and finished 2nd today. Menchaca also claimed a podium finish in race one
It was an outstanding start to the EuroFormula Open season, as Campos Racing and their four drivers performed pretty well on Portuguese soil. Three podium finishes including Saturday´s race win, a pole position and a fastest lap. Leonardo Pulcini, Diego Menchaca, Julio Moreno and Gulhuseyn Abdullayev shone over the weekend.
On Saturday, Pulcini posted the pole position time and took a commanding win later in the race, his first triumph this season. Besides, the young Italian ace set the fastest lap. Menchaca, 5th on the starting grid, moved up to third to step onto the podium. Julio Moreno, making his debut in the series, finished 8th and Abdullayev took 6th in rookies´ class. Today, Pulcini took 2nd spot on the grid and crossed the finish line second as well. In addition, Pulcini takes the drivers´ championship lead on 45 points. On the other hand, Menchaca came 4th and Moreno took another 8th-place finish. Abdullayev finished 8th among rookies.
Spa-Francorchamps, the famous Belgian track, hosts round two on 21-22 May.