Antonio Fuoco

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Antonio Fuoco
Nationality  Italian
Born (1996-05-20) 20 May 1996 (age 18)
Cosenza (Italy)
2014 Formula Renault 2.0 Alps
Debut season 2013
Current team Prema Junior
Car no. 30
Starts 12
Wins 6
Poles 5
Fastest laps 5
Previous series
2013 Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0
Championship titles
2013 Formula Renault 2.0 Alps

Antonio Fuoco (born 20 May 1996) is a professional Italian racing driver and member of the Ferrari Driver Academy.[1]

Career[edit]

Karting[edit]

Born in Cosenza, Fuoco debuted in karting at the age of four and raced in various European championships, working his way up from the junior ranks to progress through to the KF2 category by 2012, when he finished third in WSK Euro Series and fourth in the CIK-FIA European KF2 Championship.[2][3]

Formula Renault[edit]

In 2013, Fuoco graduated to single-seaters, racing in the newly–launched Formula Renault 2.0 Alps series for Prema Junior.[4] He won races at Vallelunga, Imola, Monza and Mugello and amassed another three podiums.[5] He also competed in a round of the Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 championship with the team, at Spa-Francorchamps.[6]

Formula Three[edit]

Fuoco will step up to FIA European Formula Three Championship in 2014, continuing with Prema Powerteam.[7]

Racing record[edit]

Career summary[edit]

Season Series Team Races Wins Poles F/Laps Podiums Points Position
2013 Formula Renault 2.0 Alps Prema Junior 12 6 5 5 9 209* 1st
Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 Prema Powerteam 2 0 1 0 0 N/A NC†
2014 FIA European Formula 3 Championship Prema Powerteam 12 1 0 2 5 103 4th*

† – As Fuoco was a guest driver, he was ineligible to score points. * Season in progress.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allen, Peter (21 December 2013). "Fuoco joins Ferrari Driver Academy, Maisano out". Paddock Scout. Retrieved 29 September 2013. 
  2. ^ "Antonio Fuoco". formula1.ferrari.com. Scuderia Ferrari. Retrieved 29 September 2013. 
  3. ^ Allen, Peter (26 September 2012). "Ten karting stars to watch". Paddock Scout. Retrieved 29 September 2013. 
  4. ^ Martinez, Luis Miguel (9 March 2013). "Prema Powerteam signs Antonio Fuoco for Formula Renault 2.0 Alps". Paddock Scout. Retrieved 12 March 2013. 
  5. ^ Martinez, Luis Miguel (4 July 2013). "Mid-season spotlight". Retrieved 29 September 2013. 
  6. ^ "COLLECTIVE TEST 2". Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0. Renault Sport. 31 May 2013. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 
  7. ^ "Fuoco nel FIA F.3 European Championship" [Fuoco in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship]. ItaliaRacing.net (in Italian) (Inpagina). 9 September 2013. Retrieved 29 September 2013. 

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Daniil Kvyat
Formula Renault 2.0 Alps
Champion

2013
Succeeded by
Incumbent