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Get to know Santino Ferrucci

Get To Know: Santino Ferrucci

Finish better than where you started. It seems like it could be the official motto of Santino Ferrucci. It’s not where the journey began. It’s the direction you decide to take it.

Perhaps that’s how he ended up in IndyCar.

He began his career as a promising karter near his him in Woodbury, Connecticut. GQ magazine featured his skill when he was just 11 years old, and by the age of 14, he was racing professionally in the SPF2000 winter series. Within 4 years, he left for Europe to race in multiple disciplines.

In 2018, he ran into trouble while running Formula2, suspended for in car infractions.

He left the series, but stayed as a Formula One test driver.

It’s not where you begin, it’s the direction you decide to take it.

Ferrucci returned state side, running a pair of 2018 IndyCar races for Dale Coyne Racing before signing with the team full time in 2019.

In 4 Indy 500s, he has: Started 23rd and finished 7th, started 19th and finished 4th, and started 23rd and finished 6th, and started 15th and finished 10th, the 53 improved spots are the most for a driver through 4 starts since Alex Barron, 18 years ago. He has led in all 3 outings. Statistics befitting his racing journey.

Energetic and gregarious, Ferrucci enjoys online gaming and Marvel comics. He is also an avid golfer.

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