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Why is there no more Formula 1 in Russia?

Formula 1 has terminated its contract with the Russian Grand Prix. The sports commercial arm, which controls the calendar, has decided racing in the country is impossible following the invasion of Ukraine. The race in Sochi scheduled for September this year has already been cancelled.

Who are the current Russian drivers in Formula One?

Current drivers. Daniil Kvyat became the second Russian to compete in Formula One when he debuted with Toro Rosso at the 2014 Australian Grand Prix.

Why did F1 decide to cancel the Russian Grand Prix?

Formula 1 can confirm it has terminated its contract with the Russian Grand Prix promoter meaning Russia will not have a race in the future, it said in a statement. F1 has discussed what action to take next over the days since it decided to cancel this years race last week, a day after the invasion.

Is it possible to hold the Russian Grand Prix?

On Thursday evening Formula 1, the FIA, and the teams discussed the position of our sport, and the conclusion is, including the view of all relevant stakeholders, that it is impossible to hold the Russian Grand Prix in the current circumstances.

Why is Formula One no longer racing in Russia?

Formula One on Thursday said it will no longer race in Russia after terminating its Russian Grand Prix contract, originally set to expire in 2025. The sport had already called off its 2022 race in the country. Formula One will hold its final pre-season test in Bahrain from March 10 to 12. The season gets underway in the island kingdom on March 20.

What are the rules for Russian drivers in Formula 1?

Russian drivers in all of the FIAs world championships-including Formula E, WRC, WEC and WRX-will also be prohibited from using national emblems, flags or symbols, as well as the word Russia or Russian.

Where is the 2014 F1 Russian Grand Prix?

Formula One World Championship, Rd16, Russian Grand Prix, Practice, Sochi Autodrom, Sochi, Krasnodar Krai, Russia, Friday 10 October 2014.

Why has the Russian Grand Prix been cancelled?

Formula 1 has cancelled this seasons Russian GP. The Sochi race was due to be held on September 25 but, following Russias full-scale invasion of Ukraine, the sport has released a statement saying it is impossible to hold the Russian GP in the current circumstances .

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Why is the Russian Grand Prix cancelled?

Formula 1 has announced the Russian Grand Prix’s contract has been terminated. Following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine last week, F1 announced that it would not be racing in Russia later this year, with the race for 25 September being called off.

Will there ever be a Formula 1 race in Russia?

Amid the escalating Russia-Ukraine crisis, the FIAs statement said only that a Formula 1 race on Russian soil at present would be impossible in the current circumstances. Russian president Vladimir Putin has been a regular visitor to F1 Russian Grands Prix.

Why is the Russian Grand Prix on F1 calendar?

The Russian Grand Prix was added to the F1 calendar in 2014 following a deal struck between Vladimir Putin and former F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone. Putin handed out trophies on the podium to the top three finishers in 2014 and 2015. On Thursday, four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel said he would boycott the event if it went ahead.

Why is there no more F1 race in Sochi?

Russian president Vladimir Putin has been a regular visitor to F1 Russian Grands Prix. A spokesman for Sochi race promoter Rosgonki, announcing that tickets will not yet be refunded, responded: According to the official statement, the FIA decided to suspend preparations for the race in Russia due to current circumstances.

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