Kevin Giovesi

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Kevin Giovesi
Nationality Italy Italian
Born (1993-11-08) 8 November 1993 (age 24)
Rho (Italy)
GP2 Series career
Debut season 2013
Current team Rapax
Car no. 14
Former teams Venezuela GP Lazarus
Starts 4
Wins 0
Poles 0
Fastest laps 0
Best finish 29th in 2013
Previous series
2013-14
2012
201012
2009
Auto GP
European F3 Open
Italian F3
Formula Lista Junior
Championship titles
2012
2009
European F3 Open Copa Class
Formula Lista Junior

Kevin Giovesi (born 8 November 1993) is an Italian racing driver. He is the 2012 European F3 Open Copa Class champion.

Career[edit]

Karting[edit]

Born in Rho, Giovesi began karting in 2005 and raced primarily in his native Italy for the majority of this part of career, working his way up from the junior ranks to progress through to the KF3 category by 2008.[1]

Formula Lista Junior[edit]

In 2009, Giovesi graduated to single–seaters into the Formula Lista Junior series, competing with Daltec Racing. He won races at Nürburgring, Magny-Cours and Hockenheimring with four another podium finishes on his way to the championship title.[2]

Italian Formula Three[edit]

Giovesi stepped up to Italian Formula Three Championship, joining BVM – Target Racing,[3] ut after the first round he switched to JD Motorsport.[4] He finished half of the season races in points. This brought him fifteenth place in the championship.[5]

Giovesi remain in Italian championship in 2011 but moved to Lucidi Motors team.[6] He progressed to the seventh place in the championship standings.[7]

After skipping first three rounds in 2012, Giovesi returned in the championship, participating with Ghinzani Arco Motorsport.[8] He finished sixth in the European Series and fourth in the Italian Series.[9]

European F3 Open[edit]

In 2012, Giovesi decided to race in Copa Class of the European F3 Open Championship for the Dallara F308 cars with DAV Racing.[10] He finished sixth in the main class and won the Copa Class.[11]

Formula Renault[edit]

Giovesi had single appearances in Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 and in Formula Renault Northern European Cup 2012 with EPIC Racing and Daltec Racing.[12]

GP2 Series[edit]

Giovesi will made his GP2 Series switch in 2013, joining Venezuela GP Lazarus.[13]

Racing record[edit]

Career summary[edit]

Season Series Team Races Wins Poles F/Laps Podiums Points Position
2009 Formula Lista Junior Daltec Racing 12 5 6 2 9 184 1st
2010 Italian Formula Three BVM – Target Racing 16 0 0 0 0 18 15th
JD Motorsport
2011 Italian Formula Three Lucidi Motors 16 2 0 1 3 184 7th
2012 European F3 Open DAV Racing 14 0 0 0 1 93 6th
European F3 Open – Copa Class 14 11 12 7 11 110 1st
Italian Formula Three European Series Ghinzani Arco Motorsport 14 3 0 0 5 121 6th
Italian Formula Three Italian Series 14 3 0 0 5 124 4th
Formula Renault 2.0 Northern European Cup Daltec Racing 3 0 0 0 0 14 40th
Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 EPIC Racing 2 0 0 0 0 0 41st
2013 Auto GP Ghinzani Motorsport 10 0 0 0 5 91 6th
GP2 Series Venezuela GP Lazarus 8 0 0 0 0 0 29th
2014 Auto GP Eurotech Engineering 14 2 2 0 5 155 5th
FMS Racing
GP2 Series Rapax 2 0 0 0 0 0 33rd
2016 Porsche Carrera Cup Italy Ghinzani Arco Motorsport 2 0 0 0 0 0 NC*

* Season still in progress.

Complete GP2 Series results[edit]

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Entrant 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 DC Points
2013 Venezuela GP Lazarus SEP
FEA

16
SEP
SPR

10
BHR
FEA

Ret
BHR
SPR

17
CAT
FEA

Ret
CAT
SPR

17
MON
FEA

Ret
MON
SPR

20
SIL
FEA
SIL
SPR
HOC
FEA
HOC
SPR
HUN
FEA
HUN
SPR
SPA
FEA
SPA
SPR
MNZ
FEA
MNZ
SPR
MRN
FEA
MRN
SPR
YMC
FEA
YMC
SPR
29th 0
2014 Rapax BHR
FEA
BHR
SPR
CAT
FEA
CAT
SPR
MON
FEA
MON
SPR
RBR
FEA
RBR
SPR
SIL
FEA
SIL
SPR
HOC
FEA
HOC
SPR
HUN
FEA
HUN
SPR
SPA
FEA
SPA
SPR
MNZ
FEA
MNZ
SPR
SOC
FEA
SOC
SPR
YMC
FEA

19
YMC
SPR

20
33rd 0

Complete Auto GP results[edit]

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Entrant 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 Pos Points
2013 Ghinzani Motorsport MNZ
1
MNZ
2
MAR
1
MAR
2
HUN
1
HUN
2
SIL
1

13
SIL
2

3
MUG
1

2
MUG
2

5
NÜR
1

2
NÜR
2

10
DON
1

3
DON
2

3
BRN
2

Ret
BRN
2

6
6th 91
2014 Eurotech Engineering MAR
1

Ret
MAR
2

Ret
LEC
1

4
LEC
2

1
HUN
1

4
HUN
2

4
MNZ
1

8
MNZ
2

1
5th 155
FMS Racing IMO
1

2
IMO
2

2
RBR
1

4
RBR
2

7†
NÜR
1

2
NÜR
2

6
EST
1

WD
EST
2

WD

† Driver did not finish the race, but was classified as he completed over 90% of the race distance.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Biography". kevingiovesi.com. Kevin Giovesi. Retrieved 24 February 2012. 
  2. ^ "LO Formel Lista Junior 2009". driverdb.com. Driver Database. Retrieved 24 February 2013. 
  3. ^ "BVM Target e Giovesi: accordo fatto". ItaliaRacing.net (in Italian). Inpagina. 2010-02-16. Archived from the original on 9 March 2012. Retrieved 2010-02-16. 
  4. ^ "Giovesi passa a JD Motorsport". ItaliaRacing.net (in Italian). Inpagina. 2010-05-15. Archived from the original on 12 June 2010. Retrieved 2010-07-22. 
  5. ^ "Campionato Italiano Formula 3 2010". driverdb.com. Driver Database. Retrieved 24 February 2013. 
  6. ^ "Lucidi con Giovesi, Cheever e Guerin". ItaliaRacing.net (in Italian). Inpagina. 21 February 2011. Archived from the original on 20 August 2011. Retrieved 21 February 2011. 
  7. ^ "Campionato Italiano Formula 3 2011". driverdb.com. Driver Database. Retrieved 24 February 2013. 
  8. ^ "Misano Racing Weekend, 06–07–08 Luglio 2012: E.S.Italian F3 – C.Italiano F3 – Classifica Libere 1° Turno" [Misano Racing Weekend, 06/07/08 July 2012: E.S.Italian F3 – F3 C.Italiano – 1st Free Practice Ranking] (PDF). Italian Formula Three Championship (in Italian). ACI Sport Italia. 6 July 2012. Retrieved 6 July 2012. 
  9. ^ "Campionato Italiano Formula 3 2012". driverdb.com. Driver Database. Retrieved 24 February 2013. 
  10. ^ "Dav Racing sceglie Giovesi" [Dav Racing chooses Giovesi]. ItaliaRacing.net (in Italian). Inpagina. 24 April 2012. Archived from the original on 17 October 2012. Retrieved 24 April 2012. 
  11. ^ "European F3 Open – Championship Cup 2012". driverdb.com. Driver Database. Retrieved 24 February 2013. 
  12. ^ "Kevin Giovesi". World Series by Renault Media Guide. Renault Sport. Retrieved 4 May 2012. 
  13. ^ "Kevin Giovesi joins Venezuela GP Lazarus". GP2 Series. GP2 Motorsport Limited. 13 March 2013. Retrieved 13 March 2013. 

External links[edit]

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Joël Volluz
Formula Lista Junior
Champion

2009
Succeeded by
Michael Lamotte
Preceded by
Fabio Gamberini
European F3 Open
Copa Champion

2012
Succeeded by
Richard Gonda