b 20/7/1962 (Rome)Daughter of a wealthy Italian industrialist, Giovanna competed regularly in Italian national racing before reaching her limit in F3000. In 1992, she paid her way into the cash-strapped Motor Racing Developments Ltd (Brabham) car, where she failed to qualify for the South African, Mexican and Brazilian GPs. She was subsequently dropped. She was also kidnapped at one point, the kidnappers trying to extort money from her millionaire father.
1999 - International Sports Racing Series (Cauduro Tampolli Team Tampolli RS2-RTA99), 3rd in SR2, 73 pts, with A.Lancelotti Mar 28 Barcelona 11th, -32 laps Apr 11 Monza 6th, -12 laps May 16 Spa-Francorchamps ret/37 laps/gearbox Jul 18 Donington Park ret/16 laps/engine Aug 1 Brno ret/17 laps/engine Sep 5 Nurburgring >10th (1st SR2 class) (& G.Knycz) Sep 19 Magny Cours 4th, 69 laps (1st SR2) (MMP Motorsport Pilbeam-Nissan MP84), with H.Groenewald & N.Blomm Nov 28 Kyalami 15th, -5 laps (4th SR2)