Russian Grand Prix: Drivers respond to shock by enjoying new track
Russian Grand Prix: Drivers respond to shock by enjoying new track

Six days after suffering the shock of Jules Bianchi`s life-threatening accident in Japan, Formula One`s drivers welcomed the high-speed challenge of the new Sochi Autodrom, venue for this weekend`s inaugural Russian Grand Prix.

Strained mood as security prepare for Vladimir Putin at Russian Grand Prix
Strained mood as security prepare for Vladimir Putin at Russian Grand Prix

The inaugural Russian Grand Prix will take place on Sunday in a strained atmosphere, part-subdued and part-celebratory, amid high security and dramatic speculation, all intensified when, as expected, president Vladimir Putin arrives in the paddock before the race.

Sochi Autodrom ready for Russian GP

The Sochi Autodrom here is ready to host the first edition of the Formula 1 Russian Grand Prix scheduled for Oct 10-12.