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Mikhail Aleshin

Mikhail Aleshin. Copyright, Brian Crowe, 2017. Used with Permission.

Mikhail Aleshin. Copyright, Brian Crowe, 2017. Used with Permission.

Born:

22 May 1987
Moscow

Nationality:

Russia

Indy 500s:

3 (2014-2017)

Former Formula Renault 3.5 champion (2010), who also raced in GP2. After a spell in the Indycar series, Mikhail went into the European Le Mans Series, but in 2016, was back in the Indycar series full-time again, which he then remained in 2017. in 2018, he moved back to Europe, racing in the World Endurance Championship. Aleshin raced in Formula Renault 3.5 for some years, winning his first race in the series in 2007. He also raced in the short-lived Formula 2 Championship, A1GP, Superleague Formula and Blancpain, but his GP2 - and general - progress was hit by a lack of budget and also hand injuries sustained in a crash.

Biography last updated 9 Feb 2018