Antonio Giovinazzi has had a 2017 everything but quiet. He began the year riding for one of the Sauber before the physical problems of Pascal Wehrlein, to complete the remainder of the year embedded within and Ferrari as the third driver of the Haas F1 team that throughout the season he has completed seven sessions of Free 1. With everything and despite the efforts of the Italian rider, Giovinazzi has not been able to access a pilot seat holder in Formula 1 and in 2018 will have to settle with being a reserve driver in the team Alfa Romeo, Sauber.
despite being part of Ferrari, the fact of not being a part of the grid of Formula 1 make Antonio Giovinazzi will check other targets and look to other horizons. In this aspect, various Italian media point out that Giovinazzi will be one of the drivers of DS Virgin in the ‘rookie test’ of the Formula E testing session aimed at riders with no experience that will take place in urban design Moulay El Hassan in the next day to dispute the ePrix of Marrakech. If confirmed the news, will be the first time that Antonio Giovinazzi is put at the controls of a single-seater electric.
In this aspect, DS Virgin is the only team that has not yet been confirmed in an official manner to at least one of their drivers for the ‘rookie test’, the entire time the team is analyzing several options. Be that as it may, if Giovinazzi takes part in this testing session will share the track with some other young talents of his generation as Maximilian Günther or Alexander Albon, with whom you already agreed on the Formula 3 in the season 2015. Other riders that will be present in this test are Nyck de Vries, Mitsunori Takaboshi, or the Spanish driver Dani Juncadella.