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Spotlights on the Sochi Autodrom
© Luca Bruno / AP / dpa The race track in Sochi offers an extraordinary backdrop for the Russian Grand Prix. The Olympic Park for the 2014 Winter Games provides an extraordinary backdrop for the guest appearance in Russia. The route: 53 times at the Grand Prix on Sunday past the Bolshoi Ice Palace, the Ice Cube Arena and the Fischt Stadium. There is also an amusement park with a roller coaster and a medieval castle. The lap is 5.848 kilometers long, the third longest on this year's calendar.
International press comments on the Russian Grand Prix .
© Yuri Kochetkov / Pool EPA / AP / dpa Victory in Sochi: The Finn Valtteri Bottas. Formula 1 superstar Lewis Hamilton missed his 91st Grand Prix victory in Sochi, which would have set Michael Schumacher's record. Two time penalties slowed the British. In return, his Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas took first place. International media wrote about the race: UK: “The Guardian”: “Valtteri Bottas won in Sochi, the Finn celebrated only his second win of the season.