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F1 teams rule out Russian GP boycott

Sochi Autodrom is ready to host the Russian GP Formula 1 teams say they will race in Russia, despite the crisis in Ukraine and downing of a Malaysian airliner, unless the country's debut grand prix in October is called off or they are ordered not to go. 'Obviously what's going on in Russia and that part of the world is of huge concern to everybody,' Williams deputy team principal Claire Williams told a news conference at the Hungarian Grand Prix on Friday. 'But we've always said that as a sport we try and disengage from taking a political angle on these things. 'The FIA (International Automobile Federation) is the governing body of our sport and they issue a calendar and we have to take...
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