15 Facts About Antonio Fuoco


Antonio Fuoco was born on 20 May 1996 and is an Italian racing driver who is currently competing in the FIA World Endurance Championship for Ferrari - AF Corse.


Antonio Fuoco currently serves as a development driver for the Scuderia Ferrari Formula One team and is a junior driver for the Competizione GT.


Antonio Fuoco previously competed in Formula 2 for Charouz Racing System, and is a former member of the Ferrari Driver Academy.


In 2013, Antonio Fuoco graduated to single-seaters, racing in the newly launched Formula Renault 2.0 Alps series for Prema Junior.


Antonio Fuoco won races at Vallelunga, Imola, Monza and Mugello and amassed another three podiums.


Antonio Fuoco competed in a round of the Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 championship with the team, at Spa-Francorchamps.


Antonio Fuoco stepped up to FIA European Formula Three Championship in 2014, continuing with Prema Powerteam.


Antonio Fuoco finished fifth in the driver standings, with two wins at Silverstone and Spielberg, and 10 podiums out of 33 races.


On 23 January 2015, it was announced Antonio Fuoco would be racing in the GP3 Series with Carlin Motorsport.


In February 2016, following Carlin's departure from the series, it was announced Antonio Fuoco would be racing for Trident, where he collected his maiden victories and finished third in the championship.


On 23 June 2015, Antonio Fuoco had his first Formula One test with Ferrari during the two-day post-Austrian Grand Prix test in Spielberg at the Red Bull Ring.


On 19 January 2019, when Mick Schumacher was confirmed as a Ferrari Driver Academy driver, it was confirmed that Antonio Fuoco was no longer part of the Academy, but was instead promoted to Ferrari's F1 simulator team.


Antonio Fuoco took part in the 2020 Young Driver Test for Ferrari alongside Robert Shwartzman.


In December 2021, Antonio Fuoco took part in the post-season test at Yas Marina Circuit for Scuderia Ferrari.


The opening round at the 1000 Miles of Sebring began with a positive surprise, as Antonio Fuoco took the brand's first pole in the top class of the Championship.