Giancarlo Fisichella Biography
Giancarlo Fisichella was born in Rome on 14 January 1973 and developed a passion for motorsport very early: only 8 years old he started driving karts at the Guidonia circuit. Between 11 and 18 he participated in Italian and International kart championships with many excellent results.
In 1992 he debuted in Formula 3, where he ended the
season on place eight, while winning the Italian championship in 1994 with ten
victories during the season, after coming in second the year before. After a
short while in the international Turismo championship with Alfa Romeo Giancarlo
came to Formula 1 at age 23, starting for Minardi in the 1996 season.
In the following years he raced for Jordan (1997), Benetton (from 1998 to 2001), and again for Jordan (2002 and 2003, where he gained in Brazil the first win of his career. He then raced for Sauber (2004), Renault (2005-2007) and Force India (2008 and a part of 2009); in the year 2009, after Felipe Massa's accident in Hungary, and after Luca Badoer, who drove for two races, Giancarlo Fisichella is called by Ferrari, racing for the Prancing Horse as of the Italian Grand Prix behind the wheel of the F60 no.3.
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