Giancarlo Fisichella (Rome, 14 January 1973) is an Italian racing driver, who races with Ferrari-AF Course in Endurance World.
Coming from a noble Sicilian family, Fisichella tested himself in different car categories. After his experience with karts in Formula 3 and in Tourism Championship, he raced in Formula 1 from 1996 to 2009 with Minardi, Jordan, Benetton, Sauber, Renault, Force India and Ferrari, taking part to 231 Grand Prix and obtaining 275 points. He won 2003 Brasil Grand Prix, 2005 Australian Grand Prix and 2006 Malaysian Grand Prix. He conquisted the pole position in 1998 Austrian Grand Prix and in 2005 Australian Grand Priz. in 2006 Malaysian Grand Prix and in 2009 Belgium Grand Prix. He was also test driver for Minardi in 1995 and for Ferrari in 1996, 2010, 2011, 2012.
- Giancarlo Fisichella joined the Benetton team in 1998, at the time managed by Flavio Briatore, and in 1999 he took part in the Formula 1 World Championship behind the wheel of the Benetton B199. The car, which was fitted with this MOMO steering wheel in our collection, proved to be very competitive, but it was slightly heavier than the other cars competing and even its shape was not perfectly aerodynamic. Nevertheless, he managed to achieve a 2nd, a 4th and two 5th places, respectively at the Canadian, Australian, San Marino and Monaco Grands Prix, finishing the season in a respectable 13th place.
(Source: Wikipedia; Formula1.com)