Giorgio Pantano was born on 4th February 1979 near Padova, Italy. Giorgio’s passion of motorsport started at the age of 10, making his first karting appearance in 1989. Fernando Alonso once called Pantano "invincible" and that in karting he had looked up to him as being "a really incredible talent." Giorgio’s career in GT Racing started in 2013 with Bhaitech, competing in the International GT Open series in the Bhaitech McLaren MP4-12C . He adapted very quickly to GT racing and was crowned drivers champion.