F1 will court further controversy this weekend when Russian president Vladimir Putin oversees the inaugural Grand Prix at Sochi.
"We have a contract, and I respect contracts." - Bernie Ecclestone
Bernie Ecclestone has moved to dismiss doubts about this year's inaugural Russian Grand Prix.
It's business as usual for the Russian GP organizers: all preparations are continuing at Sochi and deadlines will be met.
The F1 paddock in Hockenheim has joined the rest of the world in shock at the terrible news emerging from violence-torn Ukraine.