During a christmas lunch organized by Ferrari, its President Sergio Marchionne has confirmed that the new car of 2017 will be presented the 24 of February at the Fiorano race track, next to the factory in Maranello. The test of Formula 1 will begin in Barcelona on the 27th of February.
in Addition, Marchionne has given the welcome to Antonio Giovinazzi as a member of the team, following Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Räikkönen as the third pilot to 2017.
The Italian rider was in the simulator of Ferrari in the month of September and he played the title in the GP2 Series with Pierre Gasly in the last appointment of Abu Dhabi in which the frenchman of Red Bull won the championship.
His first season in single-seaters was the of 2013, in which he was runner-up in british Formula 3. In 2015 he won the Masters in Zandvoort and made his debut in the DTM as a substitute spot of Timo Scheider. In 2016 has alternated the GP2 with different appearances in endurance racing.