FIA race director Charlie Whiting has given the go-ahead for the Sochi Autodrom to be granted a F1 license.
Whiting visited the Russian circuit on Tuesday, conducting the standard inspection that every new track has to undergo before hosting a grand prix.
The Brit confirmed that everything is in place and venue is ready to host the inaugural Russian GP this October.
"The circuit is in extremely good condition and - yes - it will be issued with a license," said Whiting.
"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...
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