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Artem Valeryevich Markelov (born 10 September 1994) is a Russian racing driver currently competing in the Super Formula Championship for UOMO Sunoco Team LeMans.
Born in Moscow, Markelov began karting in 2006 and raced mostly in his native Russia for the majority of his karting career, working his way up through the junior ranks to progress into the KF2 category by 2010.
In 2011, Markelov moved into open-wheel racing, competing in ADAC Formel Masters with Motopark Academy, taking eleven podiums in twenty-three races, including one win at Red Bull Ring. As a result, Markelov finished in fourth place in the final championship standings.
In February 2018, Markelov was announced as Renault development driver for the 2018 FIA Formula One World Championship.
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