The renowned GP2, starting this year FIA F2 Championship,
start your pre-season at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya in a test in the
there will be a great Spanish flavour. However, Campos Racing has confirmed that
Roberto Merhi will take one of their cars during these three days of
testing on the Catalan track. The pilot’s natural Castellón will pair in the box of the training
Spanish with Ralph Boschung, German pilot at just 19 years old this year
the jump to the new F2 of the hand of the team to valencia after competing during
two seasons in GP3.
Unlike the test that you completed Dani Juncadella with
Campos Racing at Yas Marina at the end of last season, the objective of
Roberto Merhi is to compete in the F2 full-time. In fact, the own
press release issued by the training directed by Adrián Campos makes it clear that
both Campos Racing as Roberto Merhi are working together to be able to
confirm the participation of the Spanish in the new F2. Both parties consider
the new category can serve to relaunch the career of Merhi to the
new link is being drawn between the F2 and the Formula 1 World championship,
at least on paper.
Confirmation of the presence of Roberto Merhi in the F2, without
doubt it will be one of the pilots with a greater baggage of the category. However,
Merhi has in his record a title in the F3 Euro Series, two years as a pilot
official Mercedes in the DTM and a third place finish in the Formula Renault 3.5. With
all, their programs, most notable have been as official pilot of the Manor in the
Formula 1, formation with which he played 13 grand prix Formula 1.
For 2016, Roberto Merhi was the pilot of the Manor in the WEC event in which
play seven tests and made his mark in the 24 Hours of Le Mans.