One week away from the title in the German Formula 4 championship, Andrea Kimi Antonelli is the 2022 Champion of the Italian F.4 Championship.

With the victory achieved on Saturday in race-1 on the demanding Mugello track, the last appointment on the calendar, the standard-bearer of the Prema team and Junior Mercedes driver mathematically took the victory with two races to spare, continuing the weekend with two more successes, with an absolute record of successes in the series.

An impressive roll of progress imposed by the young Bolognese promise with 13 victories to his credit, including three hat-tricks conquered at Spa-Francorchamps, Vallelunga and Mugello to which are added the victories at Misano, Red Bull Ring and Monza, after a start of difficult season in Imola with only one point to his credit to which he was able to react with coldness and determination, arriving to engrave his name in the roll of honor of the Italian F.4 Championship certified by FIA.

Giovanni Minardi – CEO Minardi Management “I am very happy with the results achieved by “Kimi” even if they don’t surprise me having had excellent sensations since the first time I saw him lapping in Sarno in a kart. I am convinced that these two titles are only the starting point towards a career at the highest level”

Andrea Kimi Antonelli: “I wanted to finish with a bang and I must say that we succeeded. For this I thank all my team, my family, my sponsors and also ACI Sport. I started with the Federal School since the days of karting, since then they have always helped me, they have always supported me and for this I am very grateful. I thank Giovanni Minardi for having believed in me from the beginning. We managed everything very well, all weekend, and it’s nice to finish the championship with three wins. We have worked hard all season to win this championship. Being able to win both the German and the Italian is a great satisfaction.”