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Sochi given FIA 'all-clear'

Charlie Whiting has given Sochi Autodrom the green light, declaring it is 'ready to host a Formula 1 race'.The FIA's Race Director and Safety Delegate has carried out a final assessment of the circuit ahead of November's inaugural Russian Grand Prix yesterday and declared himself happy with what he found.'The circuit is in extremely good condition and, yes, it will be issued with a license,' he said. 'Everything has been done according to the plans, the kerbs are very good, the verges, the guardrails, the walls, everything is in an extremely good condition.'Everything has been done to the highest standards and I'm extremely pleased,' he continued. 'I can say without hesitation that the...
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