• Andrea Kimi Antonelli

Career

Andrea was born in Bologna, Italy, in 2006 and has been racing competitively since 2014 – quickly moving up the karting ranks, picking up titles and wins along the way. He joined the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team’s junior programme in April 2019, after catching the eye of Toto Wolff.

He went on to win the WSK Euro Series and Super Master Series titles in the OK Junior category that season, as well as finishing runner-up in the FIA Karting European Championship and finishing fifth at the FIA Karting World Championship. In 2020, he stepped up to the OK class, claiming the FIA Karting European Championship and WSK Euro Series. 

In 2021, he competed in various international karting series in the OK class, winning the FIA European Championship once again, before moving up to single-seater racing at the end of the season in Italian Formula 4 for the final three rounds with Prema, showing impressive pace and scoring podium finishes.

For 2022, Kimi moves up to single seater racing full time in Italian F4 with Prema.

Profile

Nationality: Italian
Date of Birth: 25 August 2006
Place of Birth: Bologna, Italy
2021 Italian Formula 4 Championship – P10 
  WSK Champions Cup (OK) – P2 
  WSK Super Master Series (OK) – P2
  WSK Euro Series (OK) – P7 
  WSK Euro Series (KZ2) – P46
  FIA Karting World Championship (KZ) – P15
  Champions of the Future (OK) – P8
2020 WSK Champions Cup (OK)
  WSK Super Master Series (OK)
  FIA Karting European Championship (OK)
  FIA Karting World Championship (OK)
2019 24° South Garda Winter Cup (OKJ) - Champion
  Italian Championship (OKJ) – P3
  Italian Championship (X30 Junior) – P8
  SKUSA SuperNationals XXIII (KA100 Junior) – P2
  FIA Karting European Championship (OKJ) – P2
  FIA Karting World Championship (OKJ) – P5
  WSK Euro Series (OKJ) – Champion
  WSK Champions Cup (OK Junior) – P4
  WSK Super Master Series (OKJ) - Champion
2018 WSK Champions Cup (60 Mini) – Champion 
  23° South Garda Winter Cup (Mini ROK) - Champion
  Italian Championship (60 Mini) – P2
  WSK Master Series (60 Mini) – P3
  WSK Final Cup (OKJ) – P5
2017 Italian Championship (60 Mini) – P8
  WSK Super Master Series (60 Mini) – P3
2016 Trofeo Industrie (60 Mini) – P3
  WSK Super Master Series (60 Mini) – P21
2015 Easykart International Grand Final (Easy 60) - Champion