Antonio Giovinazzi

Born Dec 14, 1993
Nationality Italy Italy

Antonio Giovinazzi is a professional race car driver currently competing under Alfa Romeo Racing in the Formula One series. He is best known for his runner-up win during the FIA Formula 3 European Championship in 2015 as well as the 2016 Prema.

Before being part of Formula One, Giovinazzi was part of several racing leagues. He started karting in 2000 and won the Euro Trophy 60 and Italian National Trophy 600 cc championships in 2006. In addition, he also became the champion of the KF12 WSK Master Series in the years 2010 and 2011.

After earning several championships in karting, Giovinazzi began competing under the Formula Pilota China. This single-seater auto racing career began in 2012. During his season debut, he bagged a total of six wins, making him the overall champion. In addition, he became a guest driver of the BVM team during the Monza 2012 Formula Abarth season and won two races.

In 2013, Giovinazzi competed with the Double R Racing team in the British Three Championship. This was his debut in Formula Three. He ended this season as the runner-up after winning two races and became part of the 2013 Masters of Formula 3. It was also in the same year when he first competed in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship. He also took part in the 2015 Macau Grand Prix and finished fourth as well as the Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters.

Further, Giovinazzi also took part in endurance racing and finished 4th during the FIA World Endurance Championship together with Giedo and Gelael van der Garde in 2016. He also took part in the 2018 24 hours of Le Mans and finished 5th.

It was in 2017 when Giovinazzi made his debut in Formula One as a test and reserve driver. He first drove for Sauber before driving for Alfa Romeo in 2019. In 2021, he qualified and finished 10th in the Monaco Grand Prix.

Career Highlights

  • 2012 Formula Pilota China Champion
  • 2015 Masters of Formula 3 Champion
  • Career Points: 19

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