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Racing driver slams the UK after being denied entry for British GP

Formula 3 MP Motorsport driver Alexander Smolyar has been denied entry into the United Kingdom and banned from competing in this weekend’s British Grand Prix. Smolar is officially Russian, but flags of both Russia and Belarus have been barred by the FIA in global motorsport events due to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. He therefore races under the Andorran license, but his was denied a visa to enter the UK, before he was told that, even had his visa gone through, he would be barred from racing in Silverstone this weekend, according to Tass news agency. Earlier this year, just after Russia started their war on Ukraine, Motorsport UK chairman David Richards confirmed that no Russian or...
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