Russian Grand Prix

  • Formula One has no argument with Russia, says Ecclestone August 22, 2014

    Belgium: Formula One has no argument with Russia and the country's debut grand prix will go ahead as planned in October despite the crisis in Ukraine, Bernie Ecclestone said on Friday. "We have a contract. Our friends there, they are happy with the contract so we'll be there," the sport's 83yearold...
  • Sochi Autodrom ready for Russian F1 Grand Prix August 20, 2014

    Sochi: The Sochi Autodrom is ready to host the first edition of the Formula 1 Russian Grand Prix scheduled for Oct 1012. "The circuit is in very good condition and will be issued with a license," F1 Race Director Charlie Whiting said after inspecting the venue on Tuesday, reports Xinhua. Chief organiser...
  • Russian Grand Prix to go ahead, says organisers July 19, 2014

    Moscow: Organizers insist Russia's first Formula One Grand Prix will go ahead as planned despite an airliner being shot down in the conflict zone in eastern Ukraine. Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur crashed on Thursday in eastern Ukraine. All 298 people on board are believed to have...
  • Russia to host first F1 Grand Prix in October 2014 February 5, 2013

    Sochi: Formula One's first Russian Grand Prix will take place in October 2014, President Vladimir Putin has said. Meeting F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone on Monday, Putin said the track at the Olympic Park in Sochi would be ready on time to host the race and that 3.6 km of tarmac...
  • Hamilton wants night race in Moscow July 17, 2012

    Moscow: McLaren’s Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton wants a Singapore-style night race on the streets of Moscow, the 2008 world champion said in the Russian capital Sunday. Russia is due to host its first Grand Prix in 2014 in the southern coastal resort of Sochi, but clamour has been growing to...