The Russian GP is officially canceled following a press release from the FIA, citing its impossibility to maintain a GP in the current circumstances.
the Russian Grand Prixscheduled for September 25 on the F1 calendar, is officially canceled. Given the invasion of Ukraine by the Russian army, the FOM and the 10 teams met to make this decision:
« On Thursday evening, Formula 1, the FIA and the teams discussed the position of our sport, and the conclusion is, taking into account the opinion of all stakeholders, that it is impossible to organize the Grand Prix of Russia in the current circumstances,” said Formula One, the promoter of the discipline, in a press release.
A statement on the Russian Grand Prix pic.twitter.com/OZbbu9Z8ip
– Formula 1 (@ F1) February 25, 2022
During this meeting, replacing the 17th round of the Formula 1 championship, the Turkey was mentioned as a serious candidate. The destination of Istanbul sees itself as the favorite to host this round. But for now, nothing has been communicated on this subject.
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