Adrián Campos Suñer was a Formula One driver who drove for Minardi in 1987 and 1988. After a racing career which included the 1997 Le Mans 24 Hours, Campos turned to team management, forming the Campos Racing Team. The team entered GP2 in 2005 before being accepted into F1 for the 2010 season. After suffering financial problems however, the team was sold to José Ramón Carabante in February 2010 and was renamed to Hispania Racing. As a result of the takeover, Campos was given the position of "executive vice-president" of the team.
Hispania Racing competed in F1 until the end of the 2012 season after which the team folded.
On the morning of 28 January 2021, Campos Racing released a statement confirming Adrián had passed away.
Formula One Career
The Minardi proved to be unreliable throughout the season, and he only finished a single race, finishing 14th at the Spanish Grand Prix.
Campos returned back to his country to race for the Spanish Touring Cars, winning the championship in 1994. 1997 would be his final year as a racing driver, retiring at the age of 37.
Formula One Statistical Overview
Formula One Record
|Year||Entrant||Team||WDC Points||WDC Pos.||Report|
|1987||Minardi Team SpA||Minardi-Motori Moderni||0||NC||Report|
|1988||Lois Minardi Team SpA||Minardi-Cosworth||0||NC||Report|
|Front Row Starts||0|
|Distance Raced||2023.265 km (1257 mi)|
|Complete Formula One results|
|3rd||DNQ||Did not qualify|
|5th||Points finish||DNPQ||Did not pre-qualify|
|14th||Non-points finish||TD||Test driver|
|Italics||Scored point(s) for Fastest Lap||DNS||Did not start|
|†||Classified finish (retired with >90% race distance)||NC||Non-classified finish (<90% race distance)|
|P||Qualified for pole position||[+] More Symbols|
|V T E||Minardi|
Martini · De Cesaris · Campos · Nannini · Pérez-Sala · Barilla · Morbidelli · Moreno · Zanardi · Gounon · Barbazza · Alboreto · Lamy · Badoer · Fisichella · Marques · Lavaggi · Trulli · Katayama · Nakano · Tuero · Sarrazin · Gené · Mazzacane · Yoong · Alonso · Davidson · Webber · Wilson · Kiesa · Verstappen · Bruni · Baumgartner · Albers · Friesacher · Doornbos
M185/M185B · M186 · M187 · M188/M188B · M189 · M190 · M191 · M192 · M193/M193B · M194 · M195/M195B · M197 · M198 · M01 · M02 · PS01/PS01B · PS02 · PS03 · PS04B · PS05
|V T E||HRT F1|
Chandhok · Karthikeyan · De la Rosa · Ricciardo · Senna
Adrián Campos · José Ramón Carabante · Luis Pérez-Sala · Colin Kolles
F110 · F111 · F112