This weekend, from the Barcelona’s circuit, the new season of the ACI Team Italia starts with its rapresentatives, Raffaele Marciello, Luca Ghiotto, Antonio Govinazzi, and Antonio Fuoco. After last season’s positive beginning with Marciello and Ghiotto engaged respectively in GP2 and GP3 with the Trident team, this year the program made by the Federation doubled the efforts so to call in its ranks also Fuoco and Giovinazzi.
Antonio Fuoco, class of 1996, will be protagonist of GP3 Series with the colors of the Trident team with the aim of achieving the title after signing his debut in the last season with the second place in Austria.
Regarding GP2 Series, the prelude of Formula 1, next year will have an important technical revolution, three rookies will represent Italy: Luca Ghiotto (Trident), class of 1995 and GP3 vice-champion, Antonio Giovinazzi (Prema), class of 1993 winner of Master F3 in Zandvoort and GP3 vice-champion, and Raffaele Marciello (Russian Time) at his third season.
“A new ACI Team adventure is starting with a group of boys that has been able to emerge in the most important championships. It is the result of an intense program strongly wanted by the Federation that has handled these boys since karting, before their passage to the single-seaters with the ACI-CSAI Formula Abarth, Formula 3 Italia, and Formula 4” Gian Carlo Minardi says. “We have great expectations for Marciello, Ghiotto, Fuoco and Giovinazzi and hope to show that Italy is second to none in drivers’ quality. In Barcelona we will have the first act of a long season, and I wish all these guys a great luck”, the manager from Faenza concludes.