Ianina Zanazzi was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She is a professional racing driver who started her career in karting in 1996 before moving to Argentinian Formula Hyundai for the 1997 season.
In 1998 she competed in both Argentinian Formula Honda and Argentinian Formula Renault. She remained in the Renault series for 1999, before moving to the B class of the Formula Three Sudamericana series in 2000.
In 2001 she graduated to the A class but only competed in part of the season's schedule. She also competed in a part season of Spanish Formula Three in 2002.