In addition to a long television and movie career that spans 3 decades and over 75 film credits, Antonio Sabato Jr. has been actively involved in motorsports to include participation in some of the world’s most prestigious events such as the Indianapolis 500. Over the past 20 years, Sabato Jr. has raced at the highest level to include Formula 1, IndyCar, Global Tuner Grand Prix and GT3 Super Cup. Sabato Jr. is the son of famed actor Antonio Sabato who starred in one of the most famous racing movies of all time, 3x Academy Award winning “Grand Prix” which also featured James Gardner and Eva Marie Saint. “Motorsport is something that my father and I have always been very passionate about and I looked forward to mixing it up on the track”, Sabato Jr. stated before participation in GTGP. Check out more photos of Sabato Jr. at SPEEDVEGAS here courtesy of Gettyimages.
Antonio Sabato Jr. Returns to SPEEDVEGAS
Actor, model, and professional racer Antonio Sabato Jr. returned to SPEEDVEGAS on Monday to take in additional laps around our exclusive 1.5-mile racetrack and to spend some quality time with fans. This marks the second time that Sabato Jr. has visited SPEEDVEGAS in less than a week. For this SPEEDVEGAS experience, Sabato Jr. chose to take on the raw power and agility of the Ferrari 458 Italia. Powered by a 4.5-liter V-8 engine capable of delivering 570 hp and 398 lb-ft of torque, the Ferrari 458 Italia hugs all 12 turns of our SPEEDVEGAS racetrack while dusting off a 0-60 mph time of just 3.4 seconds making the Italia a track favorite amongst celebrities and industry experts. After Sabato Jr. was done tackling all of the challenging turns and sweeping elevation changes found at SPEEDVEGAS to include our exclusive half-mile straight, he made plenty of time to take pictures with those that were lucky enough to be at our track. Those that are looking to see more of Sabato Jr. will be able to find him at the Rio Hotel & Casino as he is currently guest hosting Chippendales.