J.K.Racing backed Arjun Maini will return to the FIA Formula 2 grid for the upcoming rounds in Austria and Silverstone. Having recently made his debut at the prestigious 24 Hours of LeMans, Arjun's decision will come as a surprise to many when he embarks on a two race stint with Spanish team, Campos Racing. Maini will team up with Anglo-Korean, Jack Aitken for a refreshed driver line-up in the main Formula 1-feeder series.
Commenting on the upcoming races, the Haas Development driver said, "As I have always stated, Formula One remains my ultimate aim. We made a decision to try something different this year and irrespective of the results, I believe it has worked for the best as my time in the LMP2 car has definitely helped prepare me for the future . I'm looking forward to these next few weeks and I hope I can put my best foot forward in both rounds.I know that Joining Mid Season without any testing is not easy for anyone but I am prepared to take on the Challenge."
Campos Racing, who are based in Spain, currently lie 4th in the championship with a total of 115 points. The team have a rich history in motorsport that dates back to 1997, while team founder Adrain Campos is considered a pioneer of motorsport in Spain, due in part to the fact that became the country's first Formula One driver in 1987. The team has overseen a wealth of racing talent over the years, with two-time Formula One World Champion Fernando Alonso being the most notable.