Luca Ghiotto

Luca Ghiotto

1995-02-24 (age 26)


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Ghiotto, Floersch set to race in DTM in 2021

Formula 2 race winner Luca Ghiotto and ex-Formula 3 racer Sophia Floersch are both poised to race in the DTM for the series' first season under GT3 regulations.

FIA explains marshals' delay in dealing with F2 fire

F1 race director Michael Masi has explained why marshals took so long to attend Luca Ghiotto’s car after it caught fire in the Formula 2 crash at Sochi on Sunday.

Aitken explains "scary" 250km/h F2 collision with Ghiotto

Jack Aitken has revealed that a puncture caused his high-speed crash with Luca Ghiotto that brought an early end to Sunday’s Formula 2 sprint race at Sochi.

Sochi F2: Ghiotto tops truncated practice ahead of Tsunoda

Hitech driver Luca Ghiotto set the pace in practice for the Formula 2 round at Sochi, but also caused a red flag that brought an early end to the session.

Hungaroring F2: Ghiotto holds off Ilott in race two thriller

FIA Formula 2 Championship veteran Luca Ghiotto clung on with fast-fading tyres to pip a charging Callum Ilott to honours in a thrilling FIA Formula 2 Championship reversed-grid race at the Hungaroring.

Ghiotto could miss F2 races if GT commitments clash

Luca Ghiotto could end up missing a number of Formula 2 rounds this season if they clash with his GT racing commitments with the R-Motorsport Aston Martin outfit.

Ghiotto tops Bahrain F2 pre-season test for Hitech

Formula 2 returnee Luca Ghiotto topped the three-day pre-season test in Bahrain for series newcomer Hitech.

Ghiotto returns to F2 to partner Mazepin at Hitech

Luca Ghiotto will not leave the Formula 2 Championship next season and will join the new Hitech Grand Prix team alongside Nikita Mazepin for the 2020 season.

Ghiotto joins Aston Martin for Bathurst 12 Hour debut

Ex-Formula 2 driver Luca Ghiotto will make his Bathurst 12 Hour debut with the R-Motorsport Aston Martin team next month, it has been announced.

Abu Dhabi F2: Ghiotto signs off with victory

Luca Ghiotto took a convincing win for UNI-Virtuosi in his final Formula 2 race at Abu Dhabi, the last of the 2019 season.

Brazilian GP: Albon goes quickest, then crashes in wet FP1

Red Bull driver Alex Albon set the fastest lap in opening practice for Formula 1’s Brazilian Grand Prix before crashing, while Lewis Hamilton failed to set a time.

Ghiotto joins R-Motorsport for GT World Challenge

Formula 2 frontrunner Luca Ghiotto will make a switch to sportscar racing next season with the R-Motorsport Aston Martin squad.

Sochi F2: Ghiotto wins crash-shortened sprint race

Luca Ghiotto denied new Formula 2 champion Nyck de Vries a double victory at Sochi in a shortened sprint race, as a crash hospitalised two drivers.

Ghiotto joins Ginetta for Fuji WEC debut

Formula 2 frontrunner Luca Ghiotto will make his FIA World Endurance Championship debut with the Ginetta LMP1 team at Fuji next month.

Monza F2: Ghiotto leads de Vries in practice

Italian driver Luca Ghiotto topped the Formula 2 practice session at Monza, the series’ first on-track activity since the passing of Arden driver Anthoine Hubert at Spa last weekend.

Hungary F2: De Vries sets pace in wet qualifying

Formula 2 points leader Nyck de Vries topped a sensational wet qualifying session in Hungary, heading Luca Ghiotto in the first rain-affected session of the 2019 season.

Ghiotto sees WEC as 'Plan B' if F1 hopes falter

Luca Ghiotto says his focus is still on forging a Formula 1 career after enjoying a successful LMP1 debut with Ginetta in the FIA World Endurance Championship Prologue test at Barcelona.

Ghiotto, Smith headline eight-man Ginetta test roster

Former Le Mans 24 Hours winner Guy Smith and Formula 2 race winner Luca Ghiotto are among the drivers who will test the Ginetta LMP1 car at Barcelona this week.

Can F2's underrated star 'do an Albon'? Prime

Can F2's underrated star 'do an Albon'?

There's a driver on the 2019 Formula 2 grid that has shown plenty of promise over the years, but is still a step away from making it to the top level. But one current F1 rookie's journey to grand prix racing has given this underrated driver hope.

Silverstone F2: Ghiotto outduels Latifi for win

Luca Ghiotto fended off Williams Formula 1 junior Nicholas Latifi, in a battle which involved the two making contact, to take victory in the Silverstone Formula 2 feature race.

Silverstone F2: Ghiotto leads Latifi in practice

Virtuosi Racing driver Luca Ghiotto topped practice for the Silverstone Formula 2 round, narrowly edging two Formula 1 juniors, Nicholas Latifi and Guan Yu Zhou.

Red Bull Ring F2: Deletraz sets pace in practice

Carlin driver and occasional Haas Formula 1 sim driver Louis Deletraz topped Formula 2 practice at the Red Bull Ring in Austria.

Ghiotto's Formula 2 season "like a comedy film"

Formula 2 title hopeful Luca Ghiotto says his Formula 2 season has been "like a comedy film", following two consecutive weekends without points.

Ghiotto stripped of podium finish in Monaco race

Runner-up finisher Luca Ghiotto has been disqualified from the Monaco Formula 2 feature race, promoting Renault Formula 1 junior Anthoine Hubert to sprint race pole positon on Saturday.

Baku F2: Ghiotto leads Matsushita in practice

Formula 2 points leader Luca Ghiotto set the fastest time in Friday's practice session in Baku, unseating Honda protege Nobuharu Matsushita late on.

Bahrain F2: Ghiotto emulates Leclerc strategy to win

Luca Ghiotto replicated Ferrari Formula 1 driver Charles Leclerc’s maiden Formula 2 victory from 2017 by charging through the field to win the sprint race at the same Bahrain venue two years on.

Bahrain F2: Ghiotto tops first qualifying of 2019

Luca Ghiotto and the new UNI-Virtuosi Formula 2 team took pole position for the first race of the 2019 season in Bahrain.

Ghiotto completes UNI-Virtuosi F2 line-up

Luca Ghiotto will return to what is now the UNI-Virtuosi team to contest the 2019 Formula 2 Championship.

Deletraz ends F2 post-season testing on top

Carlin driver Louis Deletraz reclaimed the top spot as Formula 2's three-day post-season testing concluded in Abu Dhabi.

F2 car issues "unacceptable", "unbelievable" - Aitken

Jack Aitken has labelled the reliability issues in Formula 2 as ‘unacceptable’, ‘unsafe’ and ‘unbelievable’, as the Renault Formula 1 junior fell further back in the title race in Monaco.

F2 race winner Ghiotto signs with Campos

Formula 2 race winner Luca Ghiotto will drive for the Campos Racing team in the second-tier category in 2018.'s Top 20 junior single-seater drivers of 2017

The junior single-seater scene featured many exciting talents and potential future Formula 1 stars in 2017, but who were the top performers? selects its 20 most impressive young drivers.

Monza F2: Ghiotto fights back to claim sprint win

Russian Time’s Luca Ghiotto won a breathless Formula 2 sprint race at Monza ahead of Sergio Sette Camara and Antonio Fuoco.

Ghiotto stripped of F2 feature race win at Monza

Luca Ghiotto has lost his Monza Formula 2 feature race victory after being given a five-second penalty for cutting the first chicane on the chaotic final lap of the event.

Monza F2: Ghiotto wins after last-lap de Vries/Leclerc clash

Luca Ghiotto triumphed in a chaotic Formula 2 feature race at Monza ahead of Antonio Fuoco, as long-time leaders Nyck de Vries and Charles Leclerc collided on the final lap.

Spa F2: Sette Camara wins after huge Matsushita crash

Sergio Sette Camara claimed a maiden Formula 2 race win by heading a thrilling sprint event at Spa ahead of McLaren Formula 1 junior driver Nyck De Vries.

F2 racer Ghiotto gets Williams F1 test chance

Formula 2 frontrunner Luca Ghiotto will drive for Williams in next week’s post-Hungarian Grand Prix F1 test.

Silverstone F2: Leclerc leads Rowland in Thursday practice

Ferrari Formula 1 junior driver Charles Leclerc led the way in Formula 2 practice at Silverstone ahead of his nearest championship challenger Oliver Rowland.

Baku F2: De Vries tops stop-start practice session

McLaren Formula 1 junior driver Nyck de Vries topped a disrupted Formula 2 practice session in Baku ahead of MP Motorsport’s Jordan King.

Barcelona F2: Leclerc fends off Ghiotto to win again

Ferrari Formula 1 junior driver Charles Leclerc claimed his first Formula 2 feature race win after a safety car disrupted event at Barcelona.

Barcelona F2: Leclerc bags pole with last-gasp lap

Ferrari Formula 1 junior driver Charles Leclerc topped a disrupted qualifying session to claim pole position for the Formula 2 feature race at Barcelona.

Bahrain F2: Leclerc fights back after stop for maiden win

Ferrari Formula 1 junior driver Charles Leclerc pulled off a sensational charge to win the Formula 2 sprint race in Bahrain for Prema Racing ahead of Russian Time’s Luca Ghiotto.

F2 preview: Who will begin the new era on top?

The GP2 moniker might have been ditched in favour of all-new Formula 2 branding, but the challenge of coming out on top in the F1 feeder series remains much the same. Valentin Khorounzhiy previews the 2017 season.

Ghiotto joins Russian Time for sophomore GP2 campaign

Italian racer Luca Ghiotto has secured his future in the GP2 Series, as he is to partner Artem Markelov at Russian Time in the 2017 campaign.

Leading GP2 trio set for team switches in 2017

A trio of race-winning drivers from 2016 are closing in on team switches for this year's GP2 Series.

The Top 20 junior single-seater drivers of 2016, Part 1

Assessing the hottest future prospects across so many different junior series can be tricky - which is why's team of writers have chosen their 20 top performers of the year. Read on to see who makes the grade.

Giovinazzi, Marciello, Cecotto named in GP2 test entry list

GP2's 2016 runner-up Antonio Giovinazzi, fellow title contender Raffaele Marciello and the series' most experienced driver Johnny Cecotto will take part in the post-season test at Abu Dhabi's Yas Marina Circuit.

Sepang GP2: Ghiotto victorious, Gasly beats Giovinazzi to podium finish

Rookie Luca Ghiotto scored his maiden GP2 victory in the sprint race at Sepang as title contenders Pierre Gasly and Antonio Giovinazzi recovered to third and fourth respectively.

Spa GP2: Giovinazzi leads all-rookie podium in sprint race

Prema Racing's Antonio Giovinazzi made up for a missed opportunity in Saturday's feature race to win the Sunday GP2 sprint at Spa-Francorchamps.

Silverstone GP2: King holds off Ghiotto for home sprint win

Jordan King took a second GP2 sprint race victory in as many weekends at Silverstone, the Brit holding off a charge from Luca Ghiotto in tricky conditions.

GP2 drivers question safety car restart rules in Baku

A number of GP2 drivers suggested that the FIA needs to change the rules for safety car restarts in Baku after the category's sprint race was littered with crashes on the main straight and Turn 1.

Ghiotto puzzled by Red Bull Junior Team snub

Luca Ghiotto has confirmed he came close to joining the Red Bull junior programme for 2016 - and says he doesn't know why the move fell through.

Ghiotto secures GP2 promotion with Trident

GP3 runner-up Luca Ghiotto will continue racing for Trident in the upcoming season, having finalised an agreement to move up to GP2 with the team.

Ocon says Trident complained to the stewards after GP3 finale

Esteban Ocon has revealed that the fate of the GP3 title was decided in the stewards' room, after rival Luca Ghiotto's side had lodged a complaint.

Matsushita ends GP2 post-season test on top

Honda protege Nobuharu Matsushita posted the fastest time on the final day of GP2 testing at Yas Marina.

Wehrlein joins GP2's post-season Abu Dhabi test

Mercedes protege Pascal Wehrlein is among the 24 drivers who will get a test run in GP2 machinery at Yas Marina on Wednesday.

Abu Dhabi GP3: Ocon crowned champion as Palou takes maiden win

Mercedes junior Esteban Ocon held on to become the 2015 GP3 champion, denying rival Luca Ghiotto in a final showdown that saw Alex Palou take his first series victory.

Ocon: Track limits penalty "not justified"

GP3 championship leader Esteban Ocon has expressed his frustration at the penalty that denied him the win in the penultimate race of the season at Yas Marina.

Bahrain GP3: Ghiotto wins to set up Abu Dhabi title decider

Luca Ghiotto won the second GP3 Series race in Bahrain on Saturday morning, ahead of title rival Esteban Ocon – which sets up a potentially epic title decider in next weekend’s finale.

Bahrain GP3: Ocon takes points lead with pole position

Esteban Ocon took the GP3 Series championship lead after snatching pole position for race one at Bahrain and the four points that go with it.