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Sochi circuit passes FIA inspection

Getty Images Enlarge F1 race director Charlie Whiting has confirmed Russia's new Sochi Autodrom has passed its inspection ahead of its maiden Russian Grand Prix on October 12. The site, built on the site of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games, was inspected by an FIA delegation led by Whiting on Tuesday. "The circuit is in extremely good condition and - yes - it will be issued with a licence," Whiting 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. I can say without hesitation that the...
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