F1 Race Director and safety delegate Charlie Whiting visits construction site of new Sochi circuit
F1 Race Director and safety delegate Charlie Whiting visits construction site of new Sochi circuit

Photo by: Formula Sochi

Jul.18 (GMM) F1 race director Charlie Whiting has this week inspected progress at the site of the inaugural 2014 Russian Grand Prix.

Organisers of the race confirmed the FIA safety delegate was happy after visiting the site of the circuit in Sochi, where the city will also host the winter Olympics.

"I am impressed with the configuration of the track," Whiting is quoted as saying.

"The scale of the project is also very impressive."