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LONDON: Formula One announced on Friday it will not race in Russia this year, after the country launched an invasion of Ukraine.
The Russian Grand Prix, which joined the calendar in 2014, was scheduled for September 25 at Sochi's Olympic Park, but F1 organizers said it was "impossible" to hold the race in the "current circumstances."
F1 statement in full:
The FIA Formula 1 World Championship visits countries all over the world with a positive vision to unite people, bringing nations together.