News Details

US sanctions endanger Sirotkin's career

Sergey Sirotkin's F1 future is suddenly in doubt. Closely linked with a Russian rescue deal that reportedly saved Sauber from financial collapse last year, the 18-year-old is backed by Russia's SMP bank. The bank is owned by Boris Rotenberg, who reportedly has close ties with Russian president Vladimir Putin. Russia's Ria Novosti news agency now reports that Rotenberg's Putin link has endangered Sirotkin's F1 future, along with dozens of other Russian athletes. That is because Rotenberg, a "childhood friend" and in Putin's "inner circle", has been included in US and European sanctions against Russia's behaviour in the Ukraine crisis. SMP Racing, the motor racing arm of...
Full Story »
1y ago from GrandPrix.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

US sanctions could endanger Sirotkin's career

Sergey Sirotkin Russian teenager Sergey Sirotkin's Formula 1 future is...
1y ago from GrandPrix247.com

'Russian drivers at risk over US, EU sanctions'

– Racing programmes of various Russian drivers are under threat...
1y ago from GPUpdate.net

Tyre-warmer ban for 2015 in doubt

The plan to ban tyre warmers in 2015 is currently in doubt. This week at...
1y ago from GrandPrix.com

Tyre-warmer ban for 2015 season in doubt

Tyre-warmer ban for 2015 season in doubt 11 April, 2014 The plan to ban...
1y ago from GrandPrix247.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MotoGPToday.com

Rossi off to best start since 2009

It's six years since Valentino Rossi last led the world championship...
12h ago from MotorcycleNews.c...

Title contenders look forward to Jerez

The Spanish Grand Prix at Jerez looks set to be one of the key milestones...
12h ago from MotorcycleNews.c...

Marquez on track with his fans

The MotoGP world champion lets off steam on track with some of his most...
14h ago from MotoGP.com

Pramac boss puts faith in ‘unlucky’ Hernandez

Pramac Racing team manager Francesco Guidotti says he trusts Yonny...
17h ago from Crash.net

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

IndyCar: Honda teams seek 'sweet spot'

Don't miss a thing at the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama. Get the new...
14h ago from Racer.com

IndyCar: Age and experience leading the way so far in...

Don't miss a thing at the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama. Get the new...
7h ago from Racer.com

Regalia will not race with Comtec at Aragon

Facu Regalia will not be racing in the opening round of the Formula...
17h ago from Motorsport.com

Three IndyCar teams fined after Long Beach

KV, Foyt and CFH hit with penalties. INDYCAR announced the following...
1d ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Meeke with good lead in Argentina

Kris Meeke completes the first full day of Rally Argentina with a...
7h ago from Crash.net

Mikkelsen retires en-route to SS4

Volkswagen Motorsport II pilot Andreas Mikkelsen has retired from Rally...
10h ago from Crash.net

MINI ALL4 Racing with Nasser Al-Attiyah secures win at...

MINI ALL4 Racing takes top two podium places and continues to lead 2015...
6h ago from Motorsport.com

SS3: Latvala slashes Meeke's lead

SS3: Latvala slashesMeeke's lead Jari-Matti Latvala climbed into second...
12h ago from WRC.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Arsenal 'must buy players to avoid becoming nearly-men'

Jamie Carragher has warned Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger that he must add...
3h ago from SportsMole.co.uk

Chelsea may be favourites to beat Arsenal but don't...

Chelsea may be favourites to beat Arsenal but don't underestimate Arsene...
5h ago from DailyMail.co.uk

Wenger happy to alter style

And Wenger reckons a variation in his team's style of play will help them...
6h ago from Football365.com

Arsenal v Chelsea: Jose Mourinho mocks Arsene Wenger...

Jose Mourinho has bluntly dismissed Arsène Wenger’s claim that it...
5h ago from Telegraph.co.uk

Comments

comments powered by Disqus

Hottest News

Recent News

2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.