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Vitantonio Liuzzi

Vitantonio Liuzzi Vitantonio Liuzzi
Team HRT
Nationality Italian
Podiums 0
Points 26
Grand Prix entered 81
World Championships 0
Highest race finish 6 (x2)
Highest grid position 5 (x1)
Date of Birth 06/08/1981
Place of Birth Locorotondo
Vitantonio Liuzzi DRIVER
Vitantonio Liuzzi (ITA) HRT Formula One Team HRT F111.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 11, Hungarian Grand Prix, Practice Day, Budapest, Hungary, Friday, 29 July 2011

2011

Consistent finisher as he battles to get HRT inside the top 20. Highlight of the season a 13th place in Canada, the team's best result to date.

Vitantonio Liuzzi (ITA) Force India F1 VJM03.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 4, Chinese Grand Prix, Qualifying Day, Shanghai, China, Saturday, 17 April 2010

2010

A difficult third full season of F1 racing, as he fails to match team mate Sutil in the generally competitive VJM03. Struggles to make Q3 and/or score points, finishing 15th in the standings. Moves to HRT for 2011 season.

Vitantonio Liuzzi (ITA) Force India F1 Third Driver.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 8, British Grand Prix, Race, Silverstone, England, Sunday, 21 June 2009

2009

Two wins in Speedcar Series. Official test and reserve driver for Force India. Promoted to race seat for last five rounds after Giancarlo Fisichella moves to Ferrari. Starts with a bang by clinching seventh on the grid in Italy, but his home race ends in retirement. Best finish is 11th in Brazil.

Vitantonio Liuzzi (ITA) Force India F1 Third Driver.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 14, Italian Grand Prix, Preparations, Monza, Italy, Thursday, 11 September 2008

2008

Third driver for Force India team. Also participates in Speedcar Series, taking victory in the opening round in Dubai.

Vitantonio Liuzzi (ITA) Scuderia Toro Rosso STR2.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 11, Hungarian Grand Prix, Practice Day, Budapest, Hungary, Friday, 3 August 2007

2007

Difficult second season with Toro Rosso, enduring seven retirements and scoring just once with a sixth place in China. Overshadowed by new team mate Vettel in latter part of season and is dropped by the Red Bull-backed squad for 2008.

(L to R): Vitantonio Liuzzi (ITA) Scuderia Toro Rosso is 'strangled' by Christian Horner (GBR) Red Bull Racing Sporting Director.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 18, Brazilian Grand Prix, Qualifying Day, Interlagos, Brazil, 21 October 2006

2006

First full season in Formula One racing, with Toro Rosso. Impresses with his speed and consistency, scoring fledgling team's only point at Indianapolis.

Vitantonio Liuzzi (ITA) Red Bull Racing RB1.
Formula One World Championship, Rd4, San Marino Grand Prix, Practice, Imola, Italy, 22 April 2005

2005

Makes Formula One debut with Red Bull in San Marino, scoring on first appearance. Results in subsequent three outings less impressive and rival Christian Klien fills their shared seat for the remainder of the season, with Liuzzi taking third driver role.

Vitantonio Liuzzi (ITA) Arden International.
International Formula 3000 Championship, Rd 9, Spa Francorchamps, Belgium, 27 August 2004

2004

Wins the last ever FIA International Formula 3000 championship with Arden.

Vitantonio Liuzzi (ITA) Red Bull Junior Team F3000 with his mother and father.
Formula 3000 International Championship, Rd8, Qualifying, Hockenheim, Germany, 1 August 2003

2003

Finishes fourth in the FIA International Formula 3000 championship, the season's best-placed rookie.

Vitantonio Liuzzi (ITA) Dallara Opel won the race. Formula 3 Italia, Imola, Italy, 1 September 2002. World © Sutton

2002

Ninth overall in German Formula Three championship. Formula One test with Williams.

2001 World Karting Champion Vitantonio Liuzzi (ITA) won heat 6. 1st Speedy World Cup Indoor, Bercy, France, 30 November - 1 December 2001. World © Sutton

2001

First season of single-seater racing. Runner-up in German Formula Renault championship.