Antonio Giovinazzi was born on 14th December 1993 in Martina Franca, in the Italian province of Taranto. He began karting in 2006 and won that year’s Italian National Trophy as well as the European championship in the 60cc category.
He made the move to single-seaters aged 19, racing in the Formula Pilota in China in 2012. The following year, he competed in the European Formula 3 championship driving for the Double R Racing team and also took part in the Formula 3 Masters. In 2014 he raced for the British Carlin team and the next year he competed in the Russian round of the DTM at the wheel of an Audi RS5 entered by Phoenix Racing.
He made his GP2 debut in 2016 with the Prema Powerteam, taking his first victory in the category at the Grand Prix of Europe and finished second overall in the championship with a total of five wins to his name. For 2017, he takes on the role of Scuderia Ferrari’s third driver.