Egor Orudzhev1995-10-16 (age 24)
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SMP Racing-backed driver Egor Orudzhev says he wants to pursue a career in the NTT IndyCar Series after his Indy Lights test outing.
Former Le Mans 24 Hours winner Guy Smith and Formula 2 race winner Luca Ghiotto are among the drivers who will test the Ginetta LMP1 car at Barcelona this week.
Egor Orudzhev was forced out of Formula V8 3.5 title contention after he was hospitalised prior to the Bahrain season finale.
Egor Orudzhev played pit strategy to perfection to win the second Formula V8 3.5 race of the weekend in Austin, as championship contenders Pietro Fittipaldi and Matevos Isaakyan both faced issues.
Rene Binder claimed his first Formula V8 3.5 pole as he led a Lotus one-two at the Circuit of the Americas.
Russian pair Egor Orudzhev and Matevos Isaakyan delivered Dallara its first LMP2 race victory of the season in the Paul Ricard round of the European Le Mans Series.
Egor Orudzhev has been disqualified from the Formula V8 3.5 opener at Silverstone after his car was found to be underweight.
SMP Racing chiefs have confirmed Amato Ferrari's Spirit of Race outfit will not be running the programme's official Formula V8 3.5 team in 2017.
Formula V8 3.5 rookies Alex Palou and Dorian Boccolacci topped the timesheets for the series' three-day post-season test at Jerez.
GP2's 2016 runner-up Antonio Giovinazzi, fellow title contender Raffaele Marciello and the series' most experienced driver Johnny Cecotto will take part in the post-season test at Abu Dhabi's Yas Marina Circuit.
Egor Orudzhev produced a masterful performance to dominate Race 1 of the Formula V8 3.5 Barcelona finale, only for a late Louis Deletraz overtake to eliminate him from the title battle.
Arden's Egor Orudzhev took his fourth victory of the Formula V8 3.5 season in the Sunday race at Jerez, as Renault junior Louis Deletraz moved to the lead of the standings.
Matevos Isaakyan took his maiden Formula V8 3.5 victory in a dramatic Saturday race at Jerez, which was headlined by a collision between leading title contenders Tom Dillmann and Louis Deletraz.
Egor Orudzhev took his second Formula V8 3.5 victory in as many rounds as the Russian defended successfully from Roy Nissany in the dying stages of Race 1 at Paul Ricard.
Egor Orudzhev put an end to his difficult start to the Formula V8 3.5 season by winning the first race at Spa-Francorchamps.