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FIA gives Russia's Sochi GP track green light

The FIA has completed a final inspection ahead of the inaugural Russian Grand Prix, which is set to take place in October, giving the circuit the green light. Charlie Whiting was joined by a delegate of officials to ensure the circuit is up to the FIA's Grade 1 standard, allowing it to host a Formula 1 event. Whiting confirmed via a Sochi news release that a licence would be issued, essentially signing off on the facility which is now complete. "The circuit is in extremely good condition and will be issued with a licence," he is quoted as saying. "Everything has been done according to the plans - the kerbs are very good, the verges, the guardrails, the walls - everything is...
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