Russian Grand Prix gets November date for 2014

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Sochi Olympic Park F1 track renderingThe inaugural Russian Grand Prix will get a November slot on the 2014 F1 calendar, according to the mayor of Sochi.

Sochi mayor Anatoly Pakhomov told R-Sport (part of state-owned media agency Ria Novosti) “after the Olympics, in November, the Formula One will be held.” Sochi will hold the 2014 Wintor Olympics in February.

The F1 teams can expect cool conditions for Russia’s first Grand Prix – the average temperature in Sochi in November is 10.9C.

Location of Sochi

The Sochi circuit will use the roads of the Olympic Park which is under construction.

The location of the park and circuit can be seen below, although the roads built so far don’t correspond exactly to those shown in the image above:

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60 comments on Russian Grand Prix gets November date for 2014

  1. angelflorida (@angelflorida) said on 26th January 2013, 10:38

    20 races should be the limit

  2. f1news.ru: Sochi Grand Prix will be in October

  3. AndrewTanner (@andrewtanner) said on 27th January 2013, 10:28

    I’ll believe it when I see it. This could create so many headaches it seems ridiculous to suggest that a date would be set right now. I’m all for a challenge butNovember seems ambitious to me.

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