Campos Racing will field a full complement of three SEAT León WTCCs as planned at this weekend’s World Touring Car Championship finale at Macau.
The outfit was faced with the prospect of fielding just a single entry for Valente, following the recent withdrawal of full-time driver Fernando Monje, who cited family issues.
The team had also lost the services of regular Macanese guest driver André Couto, who had opted to contest the Audi R8 LMC Cup round at his home event instead.
However, two last-minute replacements have no been found in Russian driver Nikolay Karamyshev and Hong Kong racer Michael Soong. The pair will team up with semi-regular driver Hugo Valente to tackle the iconic Guia street circuit.
Karamyshev has previously raced for the team, replacing Valente on a two-round deal at the Races of Russia and Portugal, earning a pair of sixteenth-placed finishes in the two races on the streets of Porto (pictured above).
Soong’s racing experience comes from the Hong Kong and Chinese Touring Car Championships, where he has raced for the KIA Racing team in the series’ Super Production classes. He will pilot the team’s #80 entry in his WTCC debut.
The provisional entry list reads as follows:
* Entry list subject to final confirmation