13 May BAD WEEKEND FOR REGALIA IN BARCELONA
Finally Facu Regalia will debut next weekend in the GP3 2013 championship, in which he will race with a car from ART Grand Prix. This championship is a step forward for the Argentinian driver, who last year completed a very good year with many victories and podiums in the European F3 Open and Auto GP with Campos Racing team. As if this was not enough, at his debut as a GP2 single-seater in rainy conditions, he made the best time at Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona, to which he now returns to.
After finishing in second place in April during the two days of testing at Silverstone, where the pre-season pilots had their last chance, Regalia was preparing both physically and psychologically. “The last season went really well, we were always in the top ten. I have been waiting for a long time, but finally the day has arrived. My motivation is huge. I recently went to Argentina and it helped me to feel the support of people that will follow me live on TV and I want to give good results. The preseason was good, but this will be a difficult season because the level in GP3 this year is very high, starting with my partners Daly and Harvey“, said Facu Regalia.
As always, he kept thanking; “the support of the people who have made it possible for me to be here, in a category like this, again. I would like to highlight the support of my family, without whom nothing would have been possible, of Adrian Campos, Eduardo Ramirez and the ACA. Besides my new sponsors, I want to give my best for their confidence in me. There are many people who support me in Argentina and also in Europe, so I will fight hard to be on top”.
The new and final decoration of the ART Grand Prix car was presented yesterday together with the sponsorships, that will be driven by Regalia throughout the season.
For the first appointment in Barcelona, ??the Catalan circuit will host a first free practice session on Friday. The official practice will be on Saturday at 09:45 (GMT +2), while the first race will be this same day at 17:20 (GMT +2). On Sunday at 9:25 (GMT +2) the second part will be hosted.