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Russia’s Sochi circuit ready to host F1

The new Sochi Autodrom circuit has been given the green light to host this year’s Russian Grand Prix after passing an FIA inspection. FIA Technical delegate Charlie Whiting visited the all new 5.8km Herman Tilke designed street circuit on Tuesday ahead of the inaugural Russian Grand Prix in October. The circuit, built on the site used for the 2014 Winter Olympics, was given a glowing reference by Whiting, stating the venue will be granted a license. “The circuit is in extremely good condition and – yes – it will be issued with a license,” Whiting said. “Everything has been done according to the plans. “The kerbs are very good, the verges, the guardrails, the walls...
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