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Baptista cousins join 2016 Toyota Racing Series field

by Peter Allen
Rodrigo and Bruno Baptista

Photo: Toyota Racing NZ

Brazilian cousins?Bruno Baptista?and?Rodrigo Baptista have joined the field for?the 2016 Toyota Racing Series.

Bruno won the Formula 4 Sudamericana title last year before undertaking an extensive Formula Renault 2.0 programme in Europe in 2015, finishing 13th in the Alps series.

Rodrigo meanwhile remained in South America and has taken part in Brazilian Formula 3, winning one race when the usually dominant Pedro Piquet (who will also do TRS) retired.

The duo will drive with different teams in New Zealand, Bruno with Victory Motor Racing and Rodrigo with ETEC Motorsport.

2016 Toyota Racing Series line-up so far
Team Drivers
M2 Competition Pedro Piquet, Lando Norris
Giles Motorsport James Munro, Ferdinand Habsburg, Will Owen
ETEC Motorsport Timothe Buret, Rodrigo Baptista
Victory Motor Racing Bruno Baptista