JAMES HINCHCLIFFE AND TEAM MOORE RACING INK DEAL FOR 2010
Pittsboro, IN - February 18, 2010 - Team Moore Racing is thrilled to announce it has signed James Hinchcliffe for the 2010 FIL season. The twenty-three year old Canadian, who finished fifth in the 2009 Series Championship will drive the #2 Xtreme Coil Drilling machine as Adrian Campos, Jr's teammate.
"We are really pleased to add James to our team. James showed tremendous talent last year and will be one of the serious contenders for the championship this year," said co-owner and fellow Canadian, Tom Wood.
"I am incredibly excited to be joining Team Moore. I had a strong season last year in my rookie attempt. I learned a lot and now I want to put what I learned to good use for an attack on the title. I think that we have gathered a really good group of people, like Lee, who have a ton of experience and we are more motivated than ever to be fighting up front. I am looking forward to working with Adrian as well and hopefully we can get ourselves up to the sharp end. I want to thank Mark and everyone at TMR, my family and all the people who helped me get this season on track," said James Hinchcliffe.
Another fantastic addition to the team this year is legendary engineer, Lee Dykstra. "TMR offers a great opportunity to bring out the potential in James which was evident when I first worked with him in Atlantics," said Lee Dykstra. "He is an excellent communicator and has shown great speed at times. His experience and desire to win this year will position TMR and James as championship contenders. I have observed TMR the past two years and was impressed with their car preparation and presentation in the paddock. I am looking forward to working with Mark Moore and the team. My initial dealings with Mark have shown that we are on the same page when it comes to car set-up and attention to detail," concluded Dykstra.
"We have worked very hard here at TMR to put all the right people in place. James and Lee should prove to be one of those rare combinations of driver and engineer, not often seen in our sport. They certainly will be a very formidable force in our series. I look forward to the coming Firestone Indy Lights Championship with great anticipation," said co-owner Mark Moore.
TMR SIGNS ADRIAN CAMPOS, JR. FOR #22 CAR
Pittsboro, IN - February 11, 2010 - Adrian Campos, Jr. has signed on with Team Moore Racing to drive the number 22 Xtreme Coil Drilling machine in the upcoming Firestone Indy Lights season. Adrian, a second-generation racecar driver, is the son of renowned former Formula One driver and team owner Adrian Campos. The twenty-one year old Spaniard has competed in the European F3 Championship, racking up nine wins, 25 podiums, five pole positions and two fastest laps in his 82 F3 races. Adrian is now ready to conquer Indy Lights and eventually Indy cars here in America.
"Adrian's father has had teams in Europe that have won championships in everything from F-3 to GP2 and he is currently testing the waters of F-1 as a team owner," said TMR co-owner Mark Moore. "The man certainly knows what it takes to win races and Tom and I are very proud that he and young Adrian chose Team Moore Racing to take him to the next level in his career."
Adrian Campos, Sr. noted: "This is a decision of a lifetime for my son and I support him. I am completely sure that he can be one of the best drivers in the USA. He is mature and he has enough experience to do a great job."
"We are really pleased to have Adrian as an addition to TMR," said TMR co-owner Tom Wood. "His family has a tremendous racing background and we are honored to be chosen to work with him. I think he will be very fast in our cars. He has had success in Europe and it will be our job to ensure that carries through to our series," concluded Wood.
"I am very happy to be in America and to be with TMR. I am sure this team and I will be very successful. I will learn a lot this season and will do my best," added Campos, Jr.
The entire team is thrilled to have Adrian on board and are preparing for the start of what will surely be an exciting race season.
Team Contact: Sylvia Moore