Los Angeles, California – DRAGON / PENSKE AUTOSPORT is delighted to announce the signing of Antonio Giovinazzi, to compete with the team for the 8th Season of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship.
The Italian Scuderia Ferrari driver is currently competing in Formula 1. He started his career in karting. He quickly became runner-up in the 2015 FIA Formula 3 European Championship. Then in 2016, scoring 5 wins and securing 8 overall podiums, he finished runner-up in the GP2 series. On the heels of a successful journey, Antonio made his F1 debut with Sauber in 2017 before competing for Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN from 2019 to the end of 2021 season.
Upon his joining the American Team, Antonio said ‘As soon as it was made public that I would not be in Formula One next year, I have decided to participate in the Formula E world championship. It is a category which I always followed, I am thrilled to be part of DRAGON / PENSKE AUTOSPORT in this all electric racing series which I have already tested three years ago. I would like to thank Jay Penske who immediately showed great interest for having me on board.’
Jay Penske, Owner and Team Principal of DRAGON / PENSKE AUTOSPORT welcomed Antonio to the Team, saying that ‘Antonio is among the most talented drivers in the world, and I am very proud to have him joining the team.’
Antonio further added that ‘I can’t wait until I will test my new electric single seater in Valencia at the end of the month. We have an exciting year ahead of us, I will do the maximum to help the team succeed!’
Jay Penske added that ‘With Antonio and Sergio, we are fortunate to now have what I believe to be one of the strongest race line up in the series’