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Whiting: Drivers will love Sochi circuit

F1 race director and safety delegate Charlie Whiting believes that the new Russian Grand Prix circuit being constructed in the Winter Olympic park at Sochi will be a big hit with the current crop of F1 drivers. Although the inaugural Russian F1 event is not due until the closing weeks of the 2014 schedule, Whiting has been a semi-regular visitor to the Black Sea resort that, just months ago, was playing host to skiers, skaters and lugers amongst others, and is impressed with the way the transformation from winter sports to grand prix is taking shape. “It looks so much better!” he told the event's official website, “The last time I was here, it was a big building site. It's been a...
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