F1 calls off Russian GP

FEBRUARY 25, 2022

F1 calls off Russian GP

Pierre Gasly, Charles Leclerc, Russian GP 2020
© Red Bull

Formula One today issued the following statement regarding the Russian GP scheduled for September 25th:

"The FIA Formula 1 World Championship visits countries all over the world with a positive vision to unite people, bringing nations together. We are watching the developments in Ukraine with sadness and shock and hope for a swift and peaceful resolution to the present situation. On Thursday evening Formula 1, the FIA, and the teams discussed the position of our sport, and the conclusion is, including the view of all relevant stakeholders, that it is impossible to hold the Russian Grand Prix in the current circumstances."

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