So, the 2014 Winter Olympics are about to begin in Sochi, Russia – also the site of this Autumn’s inaugural Russian GP.
But despite a ridonkulous amount of cash spent on building the Olympic village ready for the games, the world’s athletes and media have descended on Sochi to find out that things aren’t exactly what you would call ‘finished’ yet…
on the bright side, you have front row seats right there!
seriously though, if anyone expects a better situation at Sochi Grand Prix must be delusional. they spent over 50 BILLION on the games, and that’s what we’ve got.
Mind you the equivilent to 50billion rubles is like 14milllion USD.
Still a lot of money of course but to really make a whole park and a race track with that amount of course there was going to be corners cut.
I don’t have high hopes for either the Olympics or the GP.
Little fact: it’s only the Americans that are reporting these problems. Local news here in Belgium called their delegation in Sochi and they said everything was being blown out of proportion by the Americans. If the USA has such problems with Russia and its policies then they should have boycotted the games but they don’t want to risk their medal count so now they resort to such childish actions.
yeah…I was thinking at one point that it would be cool to go to Sochi for the GP…I had “Picture” Russia being more of a place then what has been shown on twitter thus far….oh well…guess I’ll book the ticket to Austin.. :-)