Vitantonio Liuzzi

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Birthday
6, 1980
Birthplace
Italy
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
6, 1980 (age 39)
Birthplace
Italy

About

This Italian Formula One racer competed for the HRT, Toro Rosso, and Force India teams and entered over eighty competitions between 2005 and 2011.

Before Fame

He started racing karts when he was only nine years old and, at the age of thirteen, was victorious in the Italian Karting Championship. Before beginning his career as a race car driver, he won the 2001 Karting World Championship.

Trivia

In 2014, he relocated to Japan and began racing in Super Formula and Super GT events.

Family Life

A native of Locorotondo, Apulia, Italy, he later lived in both Pescara, Italy and Lugano, Switzerland. He married Francesca Caldarelli, who is the sister of race car driver Andrea Caldarelli.

Associated With

He and English race car driver Johnny Herbert both coached contestants on a British reality series that aimed to turn Gran Turismo video gamers into actual race car drivers.