Mikhail Aleshin1987-05-22 (age 32)
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Former F1 World Champion Jenson Button says his first experience of Le Mans was “another world” from what he was used to, but ended the test day happy with his confidence levels.
SMP Racing's Mikhail Aleshin has likened Toyota's advantage in the FIA World Endurance Championship's LMP1 class to that of a Formula 1 team allowed to run a "V12 twin-turbo" engine.
Mercedes DTM driver Robert Wickens could make a shock IndyCar debut at Road America this weekend as immigration issues have threatened the participation of Mikhail Aleshin.
Nine races down, eight to go, and the usual suspects are starting to assert themselves in the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series after a very open start to the season. But certain statistical anomalies could have far-reaching effects, says David Malsher.
Schmidt Peterson Motorsports-Honda drivers James Hinchcliffe and Mikhail Aleshin said they were content to overcome early difficulties in Detroit Race 1 to nail two top-six finishes.
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Pipo Derani is to test for Schmidt Peterson Motorsport next month, alongside AutoGP champion Luis Michael Dorrbecker.
JR Hildebrand lapped Phoenix International Raceway at 193.234mph to set the fastest time ever at PIR, although because it wasn’t set in an official session, it won’t be recognized in the IndyCar record books.
Sam Schmidt has stated his aim to see both James Hinchcliffe and Mikhail Aleshin in Victory Lane this year, and believes the team should be aiming for top five in the championship.
Mikhail Aleshin says that danger and confronting one’s fears are essential parts of motorsport’s appeal to racers, and these are the reasons why he likes the high-speed tracks on the IndyCar calendar.