Akhil Rabindra (22 May 1996) is an Indian racing driver and a graduate from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland. For the 2019 Season, Akhil Rabindra is selected as the Aston Martin Racing Academy Driver and will be racing in the GT4 European Series and will drive an Aston Martin Vantage GT4 for PROsport Performance and Rabindra teamed up with 23-year-old Swiss racer Florian Thoma. The 2019 GT4 European Series began at Autodromo Nazionale Monza Italy on 12–14 April where Akhil finished 8th and 7th in 2 races securing 10 points. Akhil with his team PROsport Performance achieved the first podium for the New Aston Martin Vantage GT4 by finishing 2nd in the 2019 24H GT Series European held at Mugello Circuit Italy on 29 to 30 March 2019, Won in the 2019 24H GT Series European at Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps Belgium on 19 to 20 April 2nd in the Race-1 at the GT4 European Series held at Brands Hatch UK on 4 to 5 May 2019 and 3rd in the GT4 class at 2019 24H GT Series European held at Brno Circuit Czech Republic on 24 to 25 May. Akhil Rabindra has been selected by Blackbirds Hyderabad (Team Hyderabad) for the Inaugural Season of the X1 Racing League Further, Akhil debuted in the International Motor Sports Association 2019 Michelin Pilot Challenge held at Road America, United States on 2 to 4 August and the next round held at Virginia International Raceway, on 23 to 25 August. Akhil Rabindra and teammate Ross Gunn raced to a sixth-place finish at Virginia International Raceway for Stoner Car Care on Saturday in the Automatic Racing-prepared No. 09 Stoner Car Care Aston Martin GT4. The results mark the team's best finish of the year as the squad continues to learn more each time out with the all-new Aston Martin Vantage GT4 platform. In the 2018 Season, Akhil Rabindra joined the French Team 3Y Technology to drive in the GT4 European Series in BMW M4 GT4 Car in the silver class alongside Belgian driver Stephene Leveret and finished 18th in the silver category with a best finish of 4th in Race-3 and a top 10 result in the French GT4 round in Spain. Rabindra had also participated in the 2018 24H TCE Series, 24-hour Silverstone 2018 with team Excelr8 Motorsport. In the year 2017, he was selected by the McLaren GT Driver Academy to race in the British GT Championship with team Black Bull Garage 59. He secured a credible 7th in silver category, in his debut 2017 British GT Championship held at Oulton Park, UK. Rabindra previously competed in single-seater championships such as the 2016 BRDC British Formula-3 Championship with team Lanan Racing, the BRDC Formula 4 Championship 2015 in the United Kingdom. Rabindra was the Winner of FIA Institute Young Driver Excellence Award 2014, Vice Champion in JK Tyre National Racing Championship 2014, Winner Toyota Etios Colombo Night Race 2013, and the Vice Champion in Toyota Etios Motor Racing (EMR) 2013. Along with racing on track, Akhil is also associated with the Sean Edwards Foundation where he is a safety ambassador.