Nikita Lastochkin

Nikita Lastochkin


 

Twitter: @nikitagoesracin

Instagram: @nikitagoesracing

DOB: May 5, 1990

Hometown: Moscow, Russia

Team: Exclusive Autosport


HOBBIES: Video games, wine, art, running and reading LOCAL RACE TRACK TIES: My first introduction to racing was at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca in 2012; that’s where my journey started RACING GOAL: To be the best driver I can be RACING HERO: No heroes, just hard work and dedication BUCKET LIST ITEMS: To take a trip to Japan INTERESTING NOTES: I started racing with the Skip Barber school having no racing experience prior to that, go-karting or otherwise.

RACING HISTORY | 2019: Finished sixth in the Indy Pro 2000 Championship Presented by Cooper Tires with 14 top-10 finishes in 16 races, and season-high finishes of fourth at Indianapolis and Toronto. 2018: Finished ninth in his sophomore Indy Pro 2000 Championship Presented by Cooper Tires season with 10 top-10 finishes and season-high results of fourth at Toronto and Portland... winner of the Tilton Hard Charger Award. 2017: Finished fifth in his rookie Indy Pro 2000 Championship Presented by Cooper Tires season with eight top-five finishes and two second-place drives at Road America, his first Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tires podiums… earned the Royal Purple “Slickest Pass” Award. 2016: Finished eighth in his sophomore Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship season with 11 top-10 finishes and a season-high finish of fifth at Barber Motorsports Park. 2015: Finished ninth in the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship with 13 top-10 finishes and a season-high fifth-place finish in the finale at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca… earned Tilton Hard Charger Awards at NOLA, Barber Motorsports Park and Toronto. 2014: Finished third in the Skip Barber Summer Series with three wins, six podiums and two pole positions… won the Pacific F1600 Championship with four wins, six podiums and two pole positions and set track records at Buttonwillow Raceway and Seattle Pacific Raceway… contested the F1600 Championship Series finishing the year in sixth place with two podiums, one pole position and a lap record at Watkins Glen. 2013-14: Finished second in the Skip Barber Winter Series with six wins, 14 podiums and a lap record at NOLA Motorsports Park… recipient of the “Most Improved” driver award.