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Francesco Pizzi (R)

#55 TJ Speed Motorsports


Birthdate: November 12, 2004
Hometown: Rome, Italy
Residence: Rome, Italy
Website: francescopizzi.it
Twitter: @PizziRacing
Facebook: Francesco Pizzi Motorsport
Instagram: @francesco.pizzi51




Villa Mercede / Shaka Spirit / Roscioli Hotels

Nationality: Italian

Languages spoken: Italian, English, Spanish

Height/weight: 6'0" / 154 lbs.

Education: Currently in fifth year of high school

Hobbies: Padel (Mexican racquet sport), kayaking, geography, soccer and karting

Favorite sports to watch: Soccer (AS Roma), football (Indianapolis Colts)

Favorite sports to play: Padel and soccer

Talent I wish I had: The creativity to write my own fantasy novel

Interesting note about me: I can name all F1 world champions and  recognize over 200 flags

Charities: I support Save the Children

Bucket list items: Visit Iceland

Favorite food: Pasta amatriciana

Guilty food pleasure: Fried chicken

Best meal I can cook by myself: Every kind of pasta

Racing goal: Win the Triple Crown

Racing hero:  Jim Clark 

Career results:


  • Earned a Rolex watch after winning the LMP2 class in the Rolex 24 Hours At Daytona IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race


  • Competed in the FIA Formula 3 Championship, claiming one top-10 finish and earning the Charouz Racing System team’s only championship point of the season


  • Competed in the Formula Regional European Championship, claiming a best finish of fifth at Zandvoort


  • Won the Formula 4 UAE Championship with eight wins and two additional podium finishes in 19 races
  • Finished second in the Italian F4 Championship with three wins and four additional podium finishes
  • Also contested a partial season in the ADAC F4 Championship in Germany


  • Competed in Shifter Kart events throughout Europe in the Senior category


  • Competed in Junior karting events with highlights including third place in the Italian Championship and fourth in the Rok Cup International Finals


  • Began karting career in the 60 Mini category

  • Won the South Garda Winter Cup and finished second in both the WSK Champions Cup and the WSK Super Masters series in 2016.