On 12 April, the President of the Russian automobile Federation Victor Kiryanov has visited Sochi Autodrom control visits in anticipation of VTB FORMULA 1 GRAND Prix of RUSSIA 2017.
Victor Kiryanov praised the level of readiness of Sochi Autodrom to the fourth in the history of Russia Grand Prix Formula 1 and noted that the actual progress of the work fully complies with the approved plan.
The President of RAF examined the infrastructure of the circuit and the racing surface, paying special attention to the changes in the relegation zone in the second turn – now it installed additional speed bumps “speed bumps” with a total length of 80 meters. This design will allow riders to gain an advantage when they are in the relegation zone.
Now, to return to the race track, the pilots will have to avoid those road bumps. Such innovation will require the pilots of Formula 1 even more concentration at the inlet of the second turn, but this is one of the most difficult places on the track. It is assumed that when you approach speed will reach 339 km/h.
Also Victor Kiryanov visit to the pits racing series Mitjet, which will once again be the support race of the Grand Prix of Russia Formula 1.
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