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Kush Maini to race in F2 subsequent yr | Autocar India

Written by Gulati

The Indian racer strikes a step nearer to F1 after being confirmed as a part of Campos Racing’s 2023 F2 line-up.

Kush Maini can be competing in Formulation 2 subsequent yr, as a part of Campos Racing’s roster. The Indian racer graduates from Formulation 3, the place he completed 14th total final yr, with one podium look.

F2 is the highest-level single-seater feeder collection and sits only a rung beneath Formulation 1. A number of the largest names in F1 in the present day, together with Charles Leclerc and George Russell have graduated from the collection.

  • Maini to race for Campos in F2
  • Will associate Ralph Boschung

Kush Maini joins Campos in F2

Maini will associate Swiss driver Ralph Boschung at Compos Racing subsequent yr. Actually, he shares a household reference to the workforce – his older brother Arjun Maini additionally raced for them in F2 for some choose rounds again in 2019.

Each Maini and Boschung will perform pre-season testing for Campos on November 23-25 at Abu Dhabi. “Tremendous glad to be becoming a member of Campos Racing workforce! I’ve spent a while with the workforce at their workshop and actually loved the ambiance and the professionalism, wanting ahead to the three-day take a look at at Abu Dhabi to formally begin our relationship collectively!” Maini mentioned.

Kush Maini: racing profession

Twenty-two-year-old Maini made his single-seater debut in 2016, racing within the Italian F4 Championship. He then raced in Formulation Renault Eurocup and British Formulation 3, the place he completed second total in 2020.

He made his FIA F3 debut final yr and was 14th within the drivers’ standings. His greatest end of third place got here on the Budapest Dash Race.

“On behalf of Campos Racing, I wish to lengthen a heat welcome to Kush (Maini). He’s a really dedicated, skilled racing driver with an awesome work capability, so we anticipate he’ll be capable to full a powerful rookie season subsequent yr. He carried out some sturdy performances in FIA Formulation Three this season and hopefully he’ll make additional enhancements within the ultra-competitive FIA F2 Championship,” mentioned Campos Racing’s workforce principal, Adrián Campos.

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