Antonio Giovinazzi

Antonio Giovinazzi was born on 14 December 1993 in Martina Franca, in Taranto, Italy. He began karting in 2006 when he won the 60cc Italian National Trophy and the European championship. Aged 19, he made the switch to single-seaters, racing in Formula Pilota China.

In 2013, he raced in the European Formula 3 series with the Double R Racing team, also competing in the Formula 3 Masters. The following year he switched to the British Carlin team. In 2015, he took part in the Russian round of the DTM, at the wheel of an Audi RS5 entered by the Phoenix Racing team.

He made his GP2 debut in 2016 with the Prema Powerteam, taking his first win at the European Grand Prix, going on to finish second in the championship with a total of five wins. In 2017, he was the reserve driver for Scuderia Ferrari. He also raced in Formula 1 for the Sauber team,twice, replacing one of the race drivers at the Australian and Chinese GPs.

In 2018, he took part in the Le Mans 24 Hours, finishing fifth in the AF Corse-entered Ferrari 488 GTE. He also took part in Friday morning Free Practice at six F1 Grands Prix for Sauber, while still being reserve driver for Scuderia Ferrari.

In 2019, he is driving for Alfa Romeo Racing, partnering Finland’s Kimi Raikkonen.

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