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Antonio Pizzonia

Antonio Pizzonia, Italian GP, Monza, 2009. Copyright Gergely Gabris, 2010. Used with permission.

Antonio Pizzonia, Italian GP, Monza, 2009. Copyright Gergely Gabris, 2010. Used with permission.

Born:

11 Sep 1980
Manaus

Nationality:

Brazil

Grands Prix:

20 (2003-2005)

F3000 starts:

24 (2001-2002)

After missing out on a permanent drive in Formula 1, he went to Champ Cars, then returned to Europe and GP2. Dropped midway through the season, he is racing in endurance events and touring cars in his homeland, as well as also appearing in the World Endurance Championship. Away from racing, Antonio also competes in triathlons. Pizzonia, who is quite unusual in motorsport terms hailing from the jungle regions of Brazil rather than the big cities, was the 2000 British Formula 3 champion.

Biography last updated 20 Nov 2016