Russian Grand Prix

  • Mercedes-AMG at the 2018 Formula 1 Russian Grand Prix

    It was a sad day for motorsport fans on Sunday at the 2018 Formula 1 Russian Grand Prix. Mercedes-AMG's Valtteri Bottas ceded his leading position to teammate Lewis Hamilton on team orders, thus denying the Finn a second win in the race where he made his maiden victory one year ago. Bottas ended the race 2.545 seconds behind Hamilton, with Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel claiming the third spot on the podium 7.487 seconds behind the winner. Bottas, who isn't a contender for the championship this season, said in a statement that he understood the team's reasoning but that it was still a tough day...

  • Sochi Autodrom, home of the Formula 1 Russian Grand Prix
    2018 Formula 1 Russian Grand Prix preview

    The 2018 Formula 1 World Championship heads to the shores of the Black Sea this weekend for round 16, the Russian Grand Prix, at the Sochi Autodrom. Designed by German architect Herman Tilke, Sochi is a street circuit with some permanent sections, and at 3.63 miles in length it is one of the...

  • Mercedes AMG's Valtteri Bottas at the 2017 Formula One Russian Grand Prix
    2017 Formula One Russian Grand Prix sees Bottas secure first win

    Mercedes AMG’s new driver Valtteri Bottas overcame the odds to secure victory on Sunday at the 2017 Formula One Russian Grand Prix. With Sebastian Vettel on pole and his teammate, Kimi Räikkönen, starting next to him, many predicted a Ferrari win. However, a brilliant overtaking...

  • Sochi Autodrom, home of the Formula 1 Russian Grand Prix
    2017 Formula One Russian Grand Prix preview

    Round four of the 2017 Formula One World Championship is the Russian Grand Prix which is on this weekend in the Black Sea town of Sochi, located roughly one thousand miles south of Moscow. The Sochi Autodrom where the race is held is a street circuit that winds its way through the former site of...

  • 2016 Formula One Russian Grand Prix
    Rosberg leads Mercedes one-two finish at 2016 Russian Grand Prix

    Mercedes AMG’s Nico Rosberg secured his fourth win of the season and seventh in succession following the conclusion of the 2016 Formula One Russian Grand Prix on Sunday. He started the race at pole and led until the finish, setting the fastest lap in the process. ALSO SEE: Driving the...

  • Sochi Autodrom, home of the Formula 1 Russian Grand Prix
    2016 Formula One Russian Grand Prix preview

    Round four of the 2016 Formula One World Championship is the Russian Grand Prix which takes place this weekend and held once again at the Sochi Autodrom, located about a thousand miles south of Moscow. The first Russian race was held only two years ago and so far the event's proven a hit with the...

  • Mercedes AMG's Lewis Hamilton at the 2015 Formula One Russian Grand Prix

    It was another cruise to victory for Lewis Hamilton at yesterday’s 2015 Formula One Russian Grand Prix, with the win sealing the Constructors' Championship for his Mercedes AMG team for the second time in a row. But it wasn’t all good news at the Mercedes camp because Nico Rosberg suffered another bout of bad luck, with throttle issues forcing him to retire on lap seven. It means the German’s championship hopes this season are all but over. The win for Hamilton is his ninth of the season and 42nd of his F1 career, drawing him level with Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel in...

  • Mercedes AMG at the 2015 Formula One Russian Grand Prix
    Rosberg Edges Out Hamilton For Russian Grand Prix Pole

    Today’s qualifying session for the 2015 Formula One Russian Grand Prix saw Nico Rosberg edge out his teammate Lewis Hamilton to secure pole position and in the process help his team earn an historic 30th all-Silver Arrow front row. Rosberg’s best time at the Sochi Autodrom was a...

  • Sochi Autodrom, home of the Formula 1 Russian Grand Prix
    2015 Formula One Russian Grand Prix Weather Forecast

    The weather in Sochi is typically mild and pleasant this time of year, and looking at the forecast for this weekend’s Russian Grand Prix fine weather is exactly what we’re in store for. The peak temperature on Sunday should be 69 degrees F (21 degrees C) and the skies will only be...

  • Sochi Autodrom, home of the Formula 1 Russian Grand Prix
    2015 Formula One Russian Grand Prix Preview

    After last year’s successful inaugural race, the Russian Grand Prix held at the Sochi Autodrom returns to host the 16th round of the 2015 Formula One World Championship this weekend. The Sochi Autodrom is one of the longest in F1 at 3.63 miles and circumnavigates the 2014 Winter Olympic...

  • 2014 Formula One Russian Grand Prix
    2014 Formula One Russian Grand Prix Results

    The inaugural Formula One Russian Grand Prix was a great success, with Mercedes AMG securing yet another one-two finish. The winner was star driver Lewis Hamilton, who, barring any major mishaps, is on track to take home the 2014 Drivers’ Championship. The latest win also means Hamilton has...

  • Mercedes AMG at the 2014 Formula One Russian Grand Prix
    Hamilton Edges Out Rosberg For 2014 Formula One Russian Grand Prix Pole

    Mercedes AMG locked out the front row for the inaugural Formula One Russian Grand Prix at qualifying today, with star driver Lewis Hamilton managing to edge out teammate Nico Rosberg to secure pole. Hamilton posted a 1:38.513 in Q3 with Rosberg just 0.2 of a second behind. The third fastest was...

  • Ferrari at the 2014 Formula One Russian Grand Prix

    Conditions are looking good for the inaugural Formula One Russian Grand Prix this weekend, with the weather in Sochi where the race is being held forecast to be fine and sunny. The peak temperature should reach 73 degrees F (23 degrees C) on Sunday, and there’s almost zero chance of rain. The weather was also fine today during the initial practice session and should remain much the same for tomorrow’s qualifying. So far, Mercedes AMG driver Lewis Hamilton has been the fastest around the Sochi Autodrom, with the Briton the only driver to register a lap time below 1:40. The next...

  • Sochi Autodrom, home of the Formula 1 Russian Grand Prix
    2014 Formula One Russian Grand Prix Preview

    History will be made this weekend when the first-ever Formula One Russian Grand Prix takes place at the newly-built Sochi Autodrom. The track’s 3.6-mile length makes it the third-longest on the 2014 calendar and drivers will need to complete 53 laps on Sunday. There are 18 (12 right, 6 left)...

  • Sebastian Vettel driving Russia’s Sochi Circuit in an Infiniti Q50 Hybrid
    Sebastian Vettel Gives His Thoughts On Russia’s Sochi F1 Circuit: Video

    Infiniti Red Bull Racing’s Sebastian Vettel recently became the first Formula One driver to sample the completed Sochi Circuit, which next month will hold the inaugural Russian Grand Prix. Now, the four-time world champion has given us his thoughts on the new track. Vettel wasn’t in his...

  • Sebastian Vettel drives the first lap of the Russian Grand Prix circuit
    Sebastian Vettel Drives First Lap Of Full Russian GP Circuit: Video

    Hot on the heels of his drift session around a wet Spa Francorchamps in the Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge, Sebastian Vettel is back, making us even more envious, with this, the first lap of the full Russian GP circuit. MUST SEE: Rally Driver Rolls Car, Continues On To Win Anyway: Video Filmed from on...

  • Sebastian Vettel at the Sochi Olympic Park Circuit in Sochi, Russia
    Sebastian Vettel Samples Russia’s Sochi Olympic Park F1 Track: Video

    Red Bull Racing’s Sebastian Vettel has become the first Formula One driver to experience the Sochi Olympic Park Circuit, a street circuit still under construction in the Black Sea resort town of Sochi in Krasnodar Krai, Russia. A new Russian Grand Prix will feature on the 2014 F1 calendar and...

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