Mikhail Grachev (born 4 January 1988) is a Russian racing driver currently competing in the TCR International Series. He made his debut in 2015, having previously raced in the European Touring Car Cup.

Mikhail Grachev
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NationalityRussian
Born (1988-01-04) 4 January 1988 (age 32)
Omsk, Russia
TCR International Series career
Debut season2015
Current teamWestCoast Racing
Car number8
Former teamsLiqui Moly Team Engstler
Starts43
Wins4
Poles0
Fastest laps1
Best finish8th in 2015, 2016
Previous series
2014
2014
20132014
2011–2014
2008
ADAC Procar Series
Lamborghini Super Trofeo
European Touring Car Cup
Russian Touring Car Championship
Karting
Championship titles
2013–2014
2012
Russian Touring Car Championship
Russian Touring Car Championship – Light

Racing careerEdit

Grachev began his career Karting in 2008. In 2011 Grachev made his Russian Touring Car Championship debut in the Touring-Light class, winning the Touring-Light championship in 2012. He raced in the overall championship from 2013 to 2014, winning the championship both years. In 2013 Grachev also raced in the European Touring Car Cup, he raced in the championship from 2013 to 2014. In 2014 he raced in a couple of races in the Lamborghini Super Trofeo and the ADAC Procar Series.[1] In February 2015, it was announced that Grachev would make his TCR International Series debut with Liqui Moly Team Engstler.[2]

Racing recordEdit

Complete European Touring Car Cup resultsEdit

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Team Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 DC Points
2013 AMG Motorsport BMW 320si MNZ
1

12
MNZ
2

12
SVK
1
SVK
2
SAL
1
SAL
2
PER
1
PER
2
10th 14
Proteam Racing BRN
1

15
BRN
2

12
2014 Proteam Racing BMW 320 TC LEC
1

Ret
LEC
2

15
SVK
1

5
SVK
2

3
SAL
1
SAL
2
SPA
1
SPA
2
PER
1
PER
2
5th 23

Complete TCR International Series resultsEdit

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Team Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 DC Points
2015 Liqui Moly Team Engstler Audi TT Cup MYS
1

Ret
MYS
2

8
CHN
1

14
CHN
2

Ret
ESP
1

5
ESP
2

Ret
8th 105
SEAT León Cup Racer POR
1

6
POR
2

6
ITA
1

12†
ITA
2

9
AUT
1

Ret
AUT
2

7
RUS
1

6
RUS
2

3
Volkswagen Golf TCR RBR
1

7
RBR
2

6
SIN
1

7
SIN
2

7
THA
1

Ret
THA
2

DNS
MAC
1

11
MAC
2

3
2016 Liqui Moly Team Engstler Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR BHR
1

10
BHR
2

14†
POR
1

11
POR
2

11
BEL
1

11
BEL
2

16†
8th 145
WestCoast Racing Honda Civic TCR ITA
1

8
ITA
2

1
AUT
1

1
AUT
2

9
GER
1

Ret
GER
2

12
RUS
1

4
RUS
2

1
THA
1

21
THA
2

2
SIN
1

11
SIN
2

1
MYS
1

Ret
MYS
2

Ret
MAC
1

11
MAC
2

7

Driver did not finish the race, but was classified as he completed over 75% of the race distance.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Mikhail Grachev career statistics". Driver Database. Retrieved 18 June 2015.
  2. ^ "Mikhail Grachev joins Engstler Motorsport". TouringCarTimes. 17 February 2015. Retrieved 18 June 2015.

External linksEdit