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Russian GP organisers play down renewed doubts

Sochi Autodrom is ready to host the grand prix Organisers of the Russian Grand Prix have responded swiftly to renewed doubts about October's inaugural Sochi race. The Crimean crisis had already created uncertainty about the viability of a global sport like Formula 1 visiting Russia in 2014, particularly with president Vladimir Putin so involved in the Sochi project. The shooting down of Malaysia Airlines MH17 is now piling even more pressure on Russia ahead of the Grand Prix, prompting organisers to react to media reports on Friday. The Times correspondent Kevin Eason, for one, said Formula 1 is facing a potential 'public relations fiasco', with Putin's planned visit to the race maybe 'as...
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