Antonio Giovinazzi is another driver in the Ferrari Academy. After a few reserve stints with Sauber, he is now racing for them full-time. The Italian driver will have F1 veteran, Kimi Raikkonen, as his partner.
Giovinazzi will be the first Italian driver in Formula One since Jarno Trulli in 2011. Giovinazzi made his racing debut in 2012 for Formula Pilota China, winning it that year.
A year later, he raced in the FIA Formula 3 European championship. He remained there for 2014 and 2015 before moving to the GP2 Series in 2016. In 2017, he took part in two races for Sauber, covering for an injured Pascal Wehrlein. Finally, in 2018, he took on the role of a test driver for Sauber and Ferrari.
Giovinazzi is currently backed by the Ferrari team and the Ferrari Driver’s Academy. Sponsors of Antonio are King Taco, Carrera, Sparco.
Giovinazzi finished second in the 2015 Formula 3 European Championship. He scored his first points in Bahrain in 2013, and a maiden podium only came in 2015 at Hockenheim. He followed it up with another podium in Austria in Race 1, before winning Race 3. All in all, he took eight wins in his FIA Formula 3 European Championship career. Giovinazzi finished his final season in 2nd, losing to Felix Rosenqvist.
In GP2, he bagged five wins and three podiums to finish runner up again. This time, he lost to Pierre Gasly, who would go on to race in F1 in 2017.
He made his competitive debut for Sauber at the 2017 Australian Grand Prix, replacing the injured Pascal Wehrlein. He also replaced Wehrlein at the following Chinese Grand Prix as Wehrlein continued his recovery. Giovinazzi signed a contract to race full-time for Alfa Romeo Racing in 2019.
Giovinazzi ended the 2020 season in 17th place in the drivers’ championship. He scored four points, the same number as teammate Räikkönen, however, Räikkönen placed above Giovinazzi by virtue of having more ninth-placed finishes.
Giovinazzi out qualified Räikkönen at nine of the season’s 17 races.
The 26-year-old Italian racer was born on December 14, 1993. His parents are Anna and Vito Giovinazzi.
He has subsequently kept his dating life and his affairs private, away from the reach of media.
The Italian racer is much active in the arena of philanthropy. He has attended several organizations to raise funds and further support needful causes.
Interested parties can reach out to Antonio through his official website.
For business and media inquiries, one can send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Apart from these methods, fans can contact Antonio through his multiple social media accounts.
|Residence||Martina Franca, Italy|
|Endorsements||Ferrari, Sparco, Carrera, King Taco|
|Annual Salary||175,000 pounds|
|Net Worth||$ 560,000|
|Birthday||December 14, 1993|