GP2 Asia racer Marco Bonanomi will return to the World Series by Renault this season with former champions Comtec Racing.
Bonanomi drove for RC Motorsport in last year's World Series before graduating to GP2 for the inaugural Asian championship with Piquet Sports. But he will be back in the World Series this summer for a shot at the title.
The 23-year-old tested several times for Comtec during the winter before confirming the deal.
He said: "This is a crucial moment in my career, and the chance to be with Comtec is a great one.
"I am honoured by the trust they have in my ability and I have faith in them too. I think we have a good chance to achieve some outstanding results from the start of this season."
Bonanomi joins Pasquale di Sabatino at Comtec, completing and all-Italian line-up for the team.
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