59 Facts About Antonio Giovinazzi


Antonio Giovinazzi was the 2015 FIA Formula 3 European Championship runner-up and raced with Prema in the 2016 GP2 Series, again finishing runner-up with five wins and eight overall podiums.


Antonio Giovinazzi made his competitive debut for Sauber at the 2017 Australian Grand Prix, replacing the injured Pascal Wehrlein.


Antonio Giovinazzi replaced Wehrlein at the following Chinese Grand Prix as Wehrlein continued his recovery.


Antonio Giovinazzi was champion of the WSK Master Series in the KF2 class in both 2010 and 2011.


Antonio Giovinazzi began his single seater career by competing in Formula Pilota China in 2012.


Antonio Giovinazzi finished as the overall champion in his debut season with a total of six wins.


Antonio Giovinazzi raced for the BVM team in the last round of the 2012 Formula Abarth season at Monza.


Antonio Giovinazzi competed in the 2013 British Formula Three Championship season with the Double R Racing team, alongside Sean Gelael and Tatiana Calderon.


Antonio Giovinazzi won two races, at Silverstone and at Spa-Francorchamps, and ended the season as runner-up behind Jordan King.


In 2013, Antonio Giovinazzi made his debut in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship with the Double R Racing team.


Antonio Giovinazzi scored his first points at the fourth round in Brands Hatch, finishing 11th in the first race.


Antonio Giovinazzi ended the season in 15th place in the championship with 45 points.


In 2014, Antonio Giovinazzi signed with Jagonya Ayam with Carlin to compete in the 2014 FIA Formula 3 European Championship season.


Antonio Giovinazzi ended the season in 6th place in the standings with 238 points, recording two wins, seven podium finishes, two pole positions and three fastest laps.


Antonio Giovinazzi continued in the championship with Jagonya Agam with Carlin in 2015, in a field which included future Formula One competitors Charles Leclerc, Lance Stroll, George Russell and Alexander Albon.


Antonio Giovinazzi was a championship contender for much of the season, eventually losing out to Felix Rosenqvist.


Antonio Giovinazzi ended the season as the championship runner-up, with 412.5 points.


Antonio Giovinazzi recorded six wins, twenty podium finishes, four pole positions and four fastest laps.


Antonio Giovinazzi went on to win the qualifying race, but was later handed a 20-second penalty for the incident, demoting him to 10th.


Antonio Giovinazzi had impressed Audi Sport Team Phoenix during a DTM test in 2015, before being called up to replace the suspended Timo Scheider for the round at Moscow Raceway during the 2015 DTM season.


In 2016, Antonio Giovinazzi took part in the Asian Le Mans Series in the LMP2 class alongside Sean Gelael.


Antonio Giovinazzi then entered the Silverstone round of the European Le Mans Series alongside Gelael and Mitch Evans for SMP Racing, in which they came 5th.


Antonio Giovinazzi then took part in the following round in Shanghai alongside Gelael and Tom Blomqvist, finishing 2nd.


Antonio Giovinazzi took part at the 2018 24 Hours of Le Mans driving a Ferrari 488 GTE for AF Corse Ferrari factory team alongside Toni Vilander and Pipo Derani.


For 2023, Antonio Giovinazzi was named as one of Ferrari's factory drivers for their Hypercar program in the 2023 FIA World Endurance Championship.


Antonio Giovinazzi joined the series with Prema Powerteam for the 2016 season alongside Red Bull Junior and 2014 Formula Renault 3.5 Series runner-up Pierre Gasly.


Antonio Giovinazzi took pole position from his teammate Gasly at Spa, and won the Sprint Race after Gasly had won the feature race on Saturday.


Antonio Giovinazzi took the lead of the championship at Sepang by overtaking Sergey Sirotkin late on for his 5th win of the season.


Antonio Giovinazzi finished the final race ahead of Gasly as Alex Lynn won the race after making a poor start, he was unable to overturn the 12-point gap, and Gasly won the championship by 8 points.


Antonio Giovinazzi would have been the last GP2 champion as the series would become FIA Formula 2 Championship for 2017.


On 5 September 2016, it was announced that Antonio Giovinazzi would perform simulator work for Scuderia Ferrari.


Antonio Giovinazzi participated in pre-season testing for the 2017 season with Sauber.


Antonio Giovinazzi's debut meant he was the first Italian driver to start a Formula One race since Jarno Trulli and Vitantonio Liuzzi at the 2011 Brazilian Grand Prix.


Antonio Giovinazzi later participated in seven free practice sessions for the Haas F1 Team over the course of the 2017 season.


Antonio Giovinazzi remained a reserve and test driver for Sauber and Ferrari in 2018.


Antonio Giovinazzi took part in six free practice sessions for Sauber during the season.


Antonio Giovinazzi drove for Alfa Romeo during the 2019 season, partnering Kimi Raikkonen and replacing Marcus Ericsson, who became the team's reserve driver.


Antonio Giovinazzi went eight races without scoring points until he scored his first at the Austrian Grand Prix, finishing 10th.


Antonio Giovinazzi crashed out on the last lap of the Belgian Grand Prix, having been running in ninth place.


Antonio Giovinazzi claimed points a week after the Belgian Grand Prix with a ninth-place finish at his first home race in Formula One.


On lap 27 of the Singapore Grand Prix, Antonio Giovinazzi led the race for four laps after the leaders had pitted.


Antonio Giovinazzi ultimately finished 10th, scoring points for the second consecutive race.


Antonio Giovinazzi ended the season in 17th place in the championship with 14 points.


Antonio Giovinazzi scored points at the first race of the season in Austria, qualifying 18th but finishing ninth after nine other cars retired from the race.


On lap 11 of the Belgian Grand Prix, Antonio Giovinazzi lost control and crashed at turn 14.


Antonio Giovinazzi was involved in a high-speed accident at the Tuscan Grand Prix during the safety car restart, in which four cars were eliminated from the race.


At the Turkish Grand Prix, Antonio Giovinazzi reached the third qualifying session for the first time since the 2019 Austrian Grand Prix, qualifying 10th.


Antonio Giovinazzi went on to retire from the race with gearbox problems.


Antonio Giovinazzi ended the season in 17th place in the drivers' championship.


Antonio Giovinazzi scored four points, the same number as teammate Raikkonen, however Raikkonen placed above Giovinazzi by virtue of having more ninth-placed finishes.


Antonio Giovinazzi finished the race in 10th place, scoring Alfa Romeo's first point of the season.


Antonio Giovinazzi would follow this up with eleventh in Azerbaijan.


Antonio Giovinazzi left Alfa Romeo at the end of the 2021 season, and became reserve driver for Ferrari, sharing duties with Mick Schumacher.


In September 2022, Antonio Giovinazzi participated in a test at the Fiorano circuit with the Ferrari SF21 together with the Russian-Israeli driver Robert Shwartzman, in order to prepare them both for free practice sessions throughout the season.


Antonio Giovinazzi is a test driver for Haas in 2022, and competed in free practice sessions at the Italian and United States Grands Prix for the team, though in the latter session the Italian could only run four laps before crashing and did not take further part in that practice.


Antonio Giovinazzi later apologised to his team for the mistake.


Antonio Giovinazzi retained his reserve roles with Ferrari for 2023 alongside his main campaign in the World Endurance Championship.


Antonio Giovinazzi was ruled out of the final race in Seoul due to a thumb injury, caused by contact with Alexander Sims.


Antonio Giovinazzi finished 23rd in the championship with no points, being the only full-time driver to fail to score points.