Date of Birth:23 Apr 84
Car:Subaru Impreza WRX STI
Yuriy Protasov has been rallying in his home country of Ukraine since 2005. In 2010 he began competing in the Intercontinental Rally Challenge and the European Rally Championship. Protasov won the Elpa Rally that season in the ERC.
In 2011, Protasov rallied a Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X in the PWRC, where his best result was a second in class on the Rally Sweden. Last season he was a fully-fledged WRC competitor, and achieved three top-20 finishes in a Subaru Impreza. This year Protasov is part of the Symtech Racing team.