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Antonio Giovinazzi

Antonio Giovinazzi, Hockenheim, 2015. Copyright Peter Scholz, 2017. Used with Permission.

Antonio Giovinazzi, Hockenheim, 2015. Copyright Peter Scholz, 2017. Used with Permission.

Born:

14 Dec 1993
Martina Franca, Apulia

Nationality:

Italy

Grands Prix:

1 (2017- )

GP2 2016 Championship runner-up and Ferrari test and third driver who made his debut at short notice at the 2017 Australian Grand Prix for Sauber due to regular driver Wehrlein's back injury. Giovinazzi also finished as the European Formula 3 runner-up in 2015, but did win the Formula Pilota Chinese Championship in 2012. Another karting graduate, Antonio is also a British Formula 3 race winner. When Antonio made his debut, he became the first Italian Grand Prix debutant for twelve years, breaking the longest barren spell the country had in Grand Prix history. Giovinazzi was Sauber-Alfa Romeo's reserve and test driver in 2018 and earnt the step up to a race drive in 2019.

Biography last updated 27 Sep 2018