Russian Grand Prix News
Russia wants later race date in 2018Russia will press to have its round of the 2018 world championship pushed back by several months.
Jun 6, 13:32
Valtteri Bottas: 'Number two talks no motivation'Valtteri Bottas denies that being called a de-facto 'number two' driver had something to do with his motivation to win in Russia.
May 2, 11:13
No night race in RussiaOrganisers of the Russian Grand Prix have backed away from their earlier deliberations about turning the Sochi event into a night race.
Apr 30, 20:47
Sebastian Vettel to use 'racing socks' from RussiaSebastian Vettel will begin using racing 'socks' rather than traditional boots this weekend in Russia.
Apr 26, 11:35
Sochi brake switch for Haas unlikelyHaas appear unlikely to complete their brake manufacturer switch ahead of this weekend's Russian Grand Prix.
Apr 25, 09:34
Sebastian Vettel: 'Sochi temperatures won't stop Ferrari'Sebastian Vettel thinks that Ferrari will continue to impress next weekend in Russia.
Apr 21, 12:41
Sochi staying on calendar until 2025Russia is set to remain on the F1 calendar for the best part of the next decade.
Feb 28, 07:40
Private companies to pay Russian Grand Prix race feeThe race fee for the Russian Grand Prix will be paid entirely by private investors in 2017.
Feb 10, 08:32
Toto Wolff unhappy about Russian Grand Prix TV coverageToto Wolff vows to raise with Bernie Ecclestone the issue of Mercedes's under-representation on television, despite their ongoing dominance of F1.
May 12, 13:55
Sebastian Vettel engine 'survived Daniil Kvyat clashes'Sebastian Vettel's engine survived his clashes with Daniil Kvyat in Russia, according to a report.
May 10, 10:08
Vladimir Putin meeting surprised Nico RosbergNico Rosberg admits to being surprised when he met Russia's controversial president Vladimir Putin after the race in Sochi.
May 3, 11:21
Minister: 'Russia not ready for more Formula 1 races'Russia's sports minister plays down suggestions that the country might add another annual grand prix to the Formula 1 calendar.
May 3, 11:17
Carlos Sainz hits out at Jolyon Palmer incident penaltyCarlos Sainz hits out at the 10-second penalty imposed for his confrontation with rival Jolyon Palmer at Sochi.
May 3, 10:15
Daniil Kvyat phoned Sebastian Vettel after Sochi crashesDaniil Kvyat says that he spoke with Sebastian Vettel on the phone after the Russian Grand Prix.
May 2, 08:20
Two Sauber figures absent in RussiaMonisha Kaltenborn is once again missing in action this weekend in Russia.
May 1, 08:55
Mercedes boss: "No explanation" for Lewis Hamilton engine failureLewis Hamilton finishes 10th in qualifying for Sunday's Russian Grand Prix, which Mercedes boss Toto Wolff admits caught him by surprise.
Apr 30, 19:13
Bernie Ecclestone: 'Russian Grand Prix secure with Vladimir Putin's backing'Bernie Ecclestone says that Russia will stay on the F1 schedule so long as it has the backing of Vladimir Putin.
Apr 30, 10:47
Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel handed five-place grid penalty for Russian GPFerrari driver Sebastian Vettel is given a five-place grid penalty for Sunday's Russian Grand Prix following a gearbox change.
Apr 29, 18:24
Russian Grand Prix night race talks still onTalks are still on track for Sochi to switch to a night race format in the future.
Apr 29, 10:06
Felipe Nasr to get new chassis in RussiaFelipe Nasr will get the new chassis he has been craving for this weekend's Russian Grand Prix.
Apr 28, 16:49
Sochi tweaks track after Carlos Sainz crashRace organisers make changes to the Sochi circuit in the wake of Carlos Sainz's huge crash a year ago.
Apr 28, 10:58
Sauber: 'New chassis not ready for struggling Felipe Nasr'Felipe Nasr will not be able to end his early 2016 troubles by switching to a new Sauber chassis this weekend in Russia.
Apr 27, 09:32
Ferrari to race upgraded engine in RussiaFerrari will bid to breathe life into its 2016 championship charge by unveiling a key engine upgrade for Russia next weekend.
Apr 23, 13:04
Marcus Ericsson willing to swap cars with Felipe NasrMarcus Ericsson says that he is willing to swap chassis with struggling teammate Felipe Nasr ahead of the forthcoming Russian Grand Prix.
Apr 19, 14:27
Felipe Nasr to get new chassis in Russia?Felipe Nasr is hoping that his bad start to the 2016 season finally ends in Russia.
Apr 17, 13:48
Eric Boullier happy with "hard-earned" McLaren pointsEric Boullier praises the efforts of Jenson Button and Fernando Alonso during Sunday's Russian Grand Prix.
Oct 13, 19:46
Lewis Hamilton denies spraying Russia president Vladimir Putin with champagneFormula 1 ace Lewis Hamilton denies spraying Russia leader Vladimir Putin with champagne during race celebrations in Sochi.
Oct 13, 10:45
Kimi Raikkonen defends Valtteri Bottas overtakeKimi Raikkonen defends his attempt to pass Valtteri Bottas near the end of the Russian Grand Prix, which cost the Finn a 30-second penalty.
Oct 11, 19:07
Lewis Hamilton concerned by Mercedes reliability problemsLewis Hamilton admits to concerns about Mercedes reliability after he lost pace in the latter stages of the Russian Grand Prix.
Oct 11, 17:05
Nico Rosberg: "I should have won the race"Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg believes he would have won the Russian Grand Prix if he had not been forced to retire because of a throttle issue.
Oct 11, 14:48
Toro Rosso driver Carlos Sainz cleared to race in Russian Grand PrixToro Rosso driver Carlos Sainz is passed fit to race in the Russian Grand Prix, despite being involved in a serious crash on Saturday during practice.
Oct 11, 09:41
Lewis Hamilton: 'Russian Grand Prix track lacks character'Lewis Hamilton says that Formula 1 tracks lack "character" and criticises track designer Hermann Tilke.
Oct 10, 22:58
Jenson Button: 'Speed helped us through Q1 in Russia'Jenson Button claims that speed helped his McLaren through to 13th on the grid at the Russian Grand Prix.
Oct 10, 16:21
Lewis Hamilton satisfied with second place after qualifyingLewis Hamilton claims that he is happy with second on the grid for Sunday's Russian Grand Prix.
Oct 10, 15:25
Nico Rosberg: 'I'm looking to close the gap on Lewis Hamilton'Nico Rosberg admits that the Russian Grand Prix represents a great chance to close the gap on championship leader Lewis Hamilton.
Oct 10, 14:59
Franz Tost: Carlos Sainz "seems okay"Toro Rosso principal Franz Tost says that driver Carlos Sainz "seems okay" after the Spaniard suffered a heavy crash during the third practice session in Russia.
Oct 10, 12:03