Former HWA racer Matteo Nannini, who was changed by Jack Aitken for the Monaco F2 spherical, will return to the sequence at Campos in Baku this weekend.
He’ll take the place of Gianluca Petecof, who revealed after the Monaco F2 spherical he was in danger of having to withdraw from the series due to a budget shortfall.
Nannini competed within the first spherical of F2 for HWA, as a part of a twin marketing campaign for the workforce together with the F3 championship. Nevertheless, in social media posts which have since been deleted, he introduced earlier than the Monaco spherical that his important sponsor would now not assist the twin marketing campaign and he would consider F3.
His return rather than Petecof will start with this weekend’s race. Neither he nor the workforce have confirmed whether or not their settlement will proceed for the remainder of the season.
Reigning Components Renault European champion Petecof suffered technical issues in the course of the Monaco spherical, leaving his automotive stranded midway up the hill with plumes of white smoke billowing from it earlier than qualifying. Departing F2 simply six races into his rookie season, the shape Ferrari Driver Academy member had three retirements over the course of his six races within the class, reaching a greatest end of thirteenth.
Campos sporting director Adrián Campos-Suñer Torres stated “We really feel sorry for Gianluca and the circumstances that prevented him from coming right here however we hope to have him with us once more sooner or later.
“Moreover, we’re happy to have Matteo joins us for this appointment, and we’re certain he will likely be aggressive as a consequence of his large potential as a racing driver.”
Nannini was changed by one-time F1 racer and a number of F2 race-winner Aitken. He’ll stay with the workforce in Baku this weekend drive a minimum of each the Monaco and Baku rounds for the German workforce, alongside competing in GT World Problem.
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