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Bernie urged to cancel Russian GP

Bernie Ecclestone has come under pressure from senior British politicians to cancel the Russian Grand Prix. Russia has been in the spotlight for all the wrong reasons over the past week after Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 was shot down in eastern Ukraine, killing all 298 people on board. The relationship between Vladimir Putin's government and the West has taken strain in recent days and politicians have now called on Formula 1 officials to cancel the race, which is scheduled for October 12. Promoters have insisted that "all the preparations are on track and run according to the schedule" but Conservative MP David Davis, the shadow home secretary, feels Ecclestone should pull...
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