Former Formula-1 driver’s Vitaly Petrov father Alexander was shot near Vyborg in the village of Velikoye. The exact circumstances of the incident are being investigated.
A. Petrov is a well-known Vyborg businessman, municipal deputy. He owned several large enterprises. In addition, he was a co-owner of Vyborg Shipyard OJSC and Vyborg Fuel Company CJSC. Petrov Sr. actively helped develop his son’s motorsport career when Vitaly was on his way to Formula 1.