Senna confirms deal for 2010 F1 debutUPDATE "It is a great pleasure to welcome Bruno Senna in the team," Campos chief executive Enrique Rodriguez de Castro said in a statement. De Castro described Senna as "one of the most promising up-and-coming drivers of his generation."
"For Campos Meta 1 it is an extraordinary honor to be returning the name Senna to Formula One."
Senna was close to joining Brawn GP ahead of the 2009 season, but that seat was ultimately filled by Brazilian compatriot Rubens Barrichello.
"I'm absolutely delighted to fulfill a lifetime dream," Senna said. "After many weeks of hard work and negotiations, me and my management finally made it."
The deal brought the approval from F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone.
"It's good for everybody -- good for Campos, good for him and good for the sport," Ecclestone said. "I hope the car is up to him, that's important."
10/31/09 (GMM) Bruno Senna and Campos Meta 1 have confirmed widespread reports that the Brazilian will make his formula one debut with the new Spanish team in 2010.
By making a post to his Brazilian fans on his Twitter page, the 26-year-old confirmed that the Senna name is set to return to formula one 16 years after the death of his famous uncle.
"After weeks of work and talks, we finally were able to sort things out," he wrote.
The deal was confirmed formally by the Valencia based team on Saturday morning.
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