Date of Birth:15 Aug 79
Car:PROTON Satria Neo S2000
FIA Championship Titles:2006 and 2009 FIA European Rally Champion
WRC Debut:Italy 1998
Mitia has been co-driving for Giandomenico Basso since 2004, during which time they won the Italian championship together (in 2007) and the European title twice, in 2006 and 2009. They also clinched the Intercontinental Rally Challenge pilot series - a mini-championship of just four rallies - in 2006. Their factory career has always been with Abarth, before they made the switch to PROTON last year. Since 2013 Mitia is also co-driver of Lorenzo Bertelli in WRC2.