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Sochi F1 track to get FIA licence - official

MOSCOW, Aug 20, 2014 (AFP) - The Formula One track in Russia's Black Sea city of Sochi has been given the green light by F1 race director and safety delegate Charlie Whiting. "The circuit is in very good condition and will be issued with a (FIA) license," said Whiting, in Sochi with an inspection team from the world motorsport's governing body, the FIA. The inspection team visited the recent host city of the Winter Olympics to evaluate the quality of the track and the venue itself to ensure that it fit the purpose of hosting a Formula 1 Grand Prix race, scheduled for October 10-12. On arrival in Sochi, Whiting, who is also the head of the F1...
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