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F1 teams feeling impact of Ukraine crisis

The political crisis in the Ukraine is having an economic impact on Formula One teams like Toro Rosso and Sauber, who said Friday they hope the inaugural Russia Grand Prix isn't cancelled. The Russia GP is set to be held on Oct. 12 in Sochi, the host city for this year's Winter Olympics. But the sanctions imposed by western nations on Russia for its involvement in the escalating conflict in Ukraine have led to doubts about the upcoming race. 'I hope they sort out all the troubles they are currently having and we can go because the Russian market is quite important for us,' said Toro Rosso boss Franz Tost, who has Russian driver Daniil Kvyat on his team. 'The political situation has...
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