Formula 1 tickets sales start May 30

Formula 1 May 23rd, 2014

45000 Formula 1 tickets will go on sale May 30, 2014 at!

  • 8000 tickets on the main stands
  • 7000 tickets in general access zone near “Bolshoi” ice dome
  • 3000+ tickets in VIP zone
  • 5000 paddock club tickets
  • Tickets to temporary stands which can receive 23000 spectators
  • General access tickets price will be around 50 euros (5000 rubbles) and will be be valid for all three days of the competitions.

Sochi may host F1 race in 2012

Events April 12th, 2010

F1 logoFormula One chief Bernie Ecclestone said he aims to bring the motor-racing series to Russia by 2012 and New York by 2013, in a move to have up to 20 events in the Grand Prix calendar.

Formula One will most likely be held in the Russian capital of Moscow or in Sochi, site of the 2014 Winter Olympics, while at least three places have been identified for a circuit outside Manhattan, Ecclestone said.

This info is from Bloomberg.

Formula One is quite popular in Russia (my brother is huge fan, and doen’t miss a single qualification or a race), and Russian fans have had hopes for Moscow to get onto the F1 series calendar for years. The location for the stadium outside of the city has been selected, and, if I’m not mistaken, even the construction has been started. However, no finalized plans and dates were ever stated, and I don’t know where this project is. There have been talks about F1 and Moscow’s government not agreeing on how to split the profits.

This season, for the first time ever, a Russian pilot, Vitaliy Petrov, is participating in Formula One, as one of the Renault drivers. Btw, if you are flying Aeroflot this April, check out his interview in their onboard magazine.

Formula One has already been to Sochi, last year with exibitory race. It was Renault who brought it’s cars to Sochi. Here are some pictures from that event.

(c) shuriksochi

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