Jose Ramon Carabante takes over the Campos F1 team

Campos Meta president Jose Ramon Carabante of Spain has

increased his stake in the Formula One team to become its majority


Carabante joined the team formed by Adrian Campos and Enrique

Rodriguez last March, along with Spanish basketball stars Paul

Gasol of the Los Angeles Lakers and Jorge Garbajosa, a former

Toronto Raptor.

Carabante said in a statement on Friday that he took control of

an undisclosed stake to ensure the team would be ready to make its

F1 debut at the season-opening Bahrain Grand Prix on March 14.

Carabante said the team would remain based in Spain. Colin

Kolles, the former team principal and managing director of Jordan,

Midland and Force India, will fill the same positions at


Bruno Senna will drive for Campos.