12/10/2015 Russia could stage first F1 night race in 2016 Oct.12 (GMM) The chances the Russian grand prix could switch immediately to a night-race format stepped up a notch on Sunday. As recently as mere days ago, Sochi race officials insisted […]
12/10/2015 Cregan wants quick decision over Sochi night race Oct.12 (GMM) Richard Cregan wants a decision to be made quickly if next year's Russian grand prix is going to be held under floodlights. Earlier, we reported that Russian deputy prime […]
20/09/2018 Sochi not ruling out night race Sep.20 (GMM) Russia is not ruling out making its grand prix a night race in future.
Although Sochi has been on the calendar since 2014, the organisation of the event has been taken over […]
03/05/2017 Ecclestone happy with Ferrari-Mercedes fight May 3 (GMM) Former F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone says the best thing about the sport's new era is that there is finally a fight at the front.
Invited as a guest of the respective […]
10/10/2015 Russia determined to have long F1 future Oct.10 (GMM) Russia appears determined to establish a long-term future on the F1 calendar. The race at Sochi, a resort city on the Black Sea coast, was initially controversial amid the […]
28/04/2017 Hamilton backs New York night race plans Apr.28 (GMM) Lewis Hamilton has backed apparent plans for a F1 night race in New York.
Recently, Bernie Ecclestone's successor Chase Carey said a race in New York is a "priority".
01/10/2015 Putin approves night race switch for Sochi Oct.1 (GMM) Vladimir Putin has given his approval to the switch to floodlights for the Russian grand prix at Sochi. In August, promoter Sergei Vorobyov travelled to Spa for talks with […]
28/02/2017 Sochi staying on calendar until 2025 Feb.28 (GMM) Russia is set to remain on the F1 calendar for the best part of the next decade.
We reported recently that Sochi race organisers have secured enough private sponsorship to […]
24/08/2015 Sochi promoter admits night race possible Aug.24 (GMM) Russian grand prix promoter Sergei Vorobyov has admitted Sochi could switch to a night race format in the future. Vorobyov travelled to Spa-Francorchamps for talks with […]
03/06/2015 Russia GP plays down bankrupt promoter reports Jun.3 (GMM) The Russian grand prix has hit back at reports that its promoter is bankrupt. Early this week, a Russian court declared that the government-owned 'Formula Sochi' company is […]