Germany's Welt newspaper has raised the prospect of a race in Baku this year -- 2014.
The traditional ice racing event will be held in Moscow, February 23.
The 17-year-old Russian made his first visit to the Formula One team he will race for in 2014
"The track will be built on schedule," Tilke said.
Bernie Ecclestone plans for 20 Grands Prix in 2014 but now the first Formula One race is Russia is tentative as well as the USA venue in New Jersey.
The Korean Grand Prix looks set to join India in Formula One exile, as Bernie Ecclestone trims the 2014 calendar to a maximum of 20 races. Austrai, Russia and New Jersey (USA) may be on the 2014 schedule.
Whiting toured the racing track with the officials from RAF and representatives of OJSC "Center "Omega"