The 2018 Formula 1 championship fight now moves at Sochi Autodrom.
It circuit designed by Tilke Gmbh & Co. KG in conjunction with Russian specialists and officially opened in the Olympic Park in Sochi on 20 September 2014. From 9 to 12 October 2014, it hosted the first ever Russian Grand Prix.The length of the Sochi Autodrom track is 5,848 metres. The track has 18 turns: 12 right ones and 6 left ones. The third long turn is a prominent feature of the layout of the track. Its length is 650 metres, and it is the longest turn in the FORMULA 1 calendar.
At the 2018 Russian Grand Prix, the drivers will drive 53 laps. The total distance will be 309.745 km.
Join us later in the afternoon for the latest updates and results from the Sochi Autodrom, as the qualifying session for the 2018 Russian Grand Prix is about to get underway, with Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen at the wheel of the SF71H, ready to challenge Mercedes for pole position ahead of the race on Sunday.