Adrián Campos

, one of the most influential personalities in Spanish motorsports, died on Wednesday at the age of 60, the victim of a heart problem.

The former Valencian driver, who arrived at the F1 World Cup in 1987 at the hands of Minardi, also stood out as a team leader and discoverer of talents, among whom

Fernando Alonso


Antonio García


Marc Gené

stood out


The news of the death was advanced by

Alejandro Agag

, president of Formula E and confirmed, a few minutes later, by Campos Racing, the team with which he had been competing in the F2 World Championship since 2017. "His heart stopped beating, but his memory will be the engine that will keep us all fighting to continue his legacy, "the team's statement detailed.

The sudden death is a terrible blow for the motor world in Spain, which will always be in debt for the work of a tireless entrepreneur.

Determined to break schemes, Campos founded his own team in 1998 and participated in numerous projects, such as the germ of HRT, the first Spanish team in the Gran Circo.

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