In automotive journalism since 2005. Vadim worked at online-publications Drive.ru, Autonews.ru, since 2009 he’s an editor in Auto@Mail.Ru project. Vadim is in charge of test-drives and coverage of several sports activities. Driving experience – 11 years. Vadim has two graduate degrees, one of them received at MADI (The Moscow State Automobile & Road Technical University).
Big fan of motor sports. From 1991 Vadim tracks Formula-1 competitions, from 1997 he follows World Race Championship (WRC). Besides that, he’s interested in DTM, WTCC, ERC, FIAWEC series. Vadim takes part in amateurs RHHCCRTAC championship. In 2012 he took a shot in Karelia competition phase of Russia rally championship in which he finished at the 5th place in Renault Elf Logan Cup ranking. Vadim is a winner and runner-up of various competitions among journalists such as Mazda Zoom-Zoom Challenge, Mazda Sport Cup, Audi Racing Program. He graduated from a variety of driving experience schools.
Vadim has an experience of steering racing cars Audi R8 LMS GT3 and Radical SR3 RS. He drove on various European race tracks, including Formula-1 motordromes. Apart from that he participated in a couple of long marathons. In 2011 he took part in journalist team in “Dakar” rally in South America. In 2012 together with Rainer Zietlow and Marius Biela in 17 days he covered a distance of almost 23 thousand km from Melbourne (Australia) to St. Petersburg (Russia).