The first two races aside, which were held all the way back in 1913 and 1914 in St. Petersburg, Russia didn’t feature on the F1 map. But in 2014, the Grand Prix came to Sochi and it’s here to stay.
This year’s Grand Prix will take place from Sept. 28-30 and is being organized for the first time by ROSGONKI, a newly created independent nonprofit organization. Russia Beyond sat down with ROSGONKI CEO Alexey Titov to find out why the fifth edition of the Sochi Grand Prix is unmissable.
So apart from enjoying the race, you can also soak up a bit of beach time, or if you’re an active tourist, go for a hike in the mountains. Sochi Grand Prix ticket holders also get discounts to the local amusement park and Sky Park.
The track is integrated into the Olympic Park, making it the only stationary F1 track in the world. The 5.8 km,
The circuit, which runs in a clockwise direction, consists of 12 right and six left-hand
The fastest F1 cars hit 332 km/h on the 650m straight between the first and second turns during the first Grand Prix in 2014, with Lewis Hamilton averaging 213 km/
"It's an amazing feeling to come to this beautiful place and to race on this track," Hamilton said. "It's got
The Russian Grand Prix is one of the most attractive stages of F1 in regarding of ticket price. In comparison with last year, this year’s weekend pass is actually cheaper.
If you’re not into Russian music, there’s going to be an air show, a rally, and many other activities.
Bring your little ones along because there will be a specially designated children’s area where the youngest fans will be able to enjoy children’s entertainers, face painting, fun performances, and many other activities. Kids’ tickets to the grandstands come with a 50 percent discount.
There will be loads of parties in Sochi during the Grand Prix weekend. Clubs, bars, pubs
Why not visit the Sochi Autodrom Museum with its collection of rare sports and vintage cars. The Sochi Auto Museum also has a huge variety of cars manufactured from the 1930s to 1980s.
If you’re in Sochi before the event begins, you can go on a special tour of the Sochi Autodrom and check it out from the racetrack. During the one hour
The Sochi Grand Prix gives visitors the opportunity to learn about
Want to change a wheel of a car in three seconds? In the Pit Stop Challenge zone experience what it's like to be an F1 mechanic of an F1 team and compete for the fastest race car wheel changing time. You must have a ticket valid for the Fan Zone to take part.
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