F1 terminates contract with Russia after Ukraine invasion

04 Mar 2022 11:48 AM | Sports
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Formula One has terminated its contract with the Russian Grand Prix following the country's invasion of Ukraine, saying Thursday that Russia will not have a race in the future.

F1 already canceled this year's race, which had been scheduled to be held in Sochi on Sept. 25. But following further discussions this week, F1 went a step further and ended a contract which ran until 2025.
Formula 1 can confirm it has terminated its contract with the Russian Grand Prix, F1 said in a statement.
Russia will not have a race in the future.
Four-time F1 champion Sebastian Vettel and several other drivers said last week they would not have raced in Russia even if F1 had decided to go there.

Courtesy: PTI

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