Campos Racing Make Official Bid for 2010 F1 Entry

Campos Racing Team have announced their bid for an F1 entry in 2010. According to a press release by the team, it seems the Spanish outfit has already lodged its application for an F1 entry starting next year from as early as last night (00.05 A.M).

The deadline for submitting applications for next season's Formula One Championship had started as of 00.00 last night and will end on May 29, as confirmed by the International Automobile Federation.

Unlike the several rumors that appeared during the course of the ongoing week, the team for which the bid was made by Adrian Campos (owner of the Spanish outfit Campos Racing) and not Barwa Addax. The latter was formerly owned by Campos in the GP2 Series last year, whereas Campos Racing is currently running in the Spanish Formula 3 Championship.

As announced by Campos – former grand prix driver – the new team's designation will be Campos Meta 1, as Campos Racing will join efforts with Meta Image for their F1 operations. Also, the Spaniard denied rumors that Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim or basketball player Pau Gasol (currently playing in the NBA) are involved in his F1 project.

Campos Racing are officially the first team to submit their application for an F1 entry in 2010, with plenty of other newcomers to follow. Apart from the 4 already existing F1 teams expected to lodge their bid for next year's series – McLaren, BMW, Force India and Williams – USGPE, Lola, Wirth Research, Epsilon Euskadi, RML or Formtech are to follow.
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