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    • Auto Race Fit for a President: Russian F1 Grand Prix in Sochi
    • Auto Race Fit for a President: Russian F1 Grand Prix in Sochi
    • Auto Race Fit for a President: Russian F1 Grand Prix in Sochi
    • Auto Race Fit for a President: Russian F1 Grand Prix in Sochi
    • Auto Race Fit for a President: Russian F1 Grand Prix in Sochi
    • Auto Race Fit for a President: Russian F1 Grand Prix in Sochi
    • Auto Race Fit for a President: Russian F1 Grand Prix in Sochi
    • Auto Race Fit for a President: Russian F1 Grand Prix in Sochi
    • Auto Race Fit for a President: Russian F1 Grand Prix in Sochi
    • Auto Race Fit for a President: Russian F1 Grand Prix in Sochi
    • Auto Race Fit for a President: Russian F1 Grand Prix in Sochi
    • Auto Race Fit for a President: Russian F1 Grand Prix in Sochi
    • Auto Race Fit for a President: Russian F1 Grand Prix in Sochi
    • Auto Race Fit for a President: Russian F1 Grand Prix in Sochi
    © REUTERS / Maxim Shemetov
    Cars drive during the warm-up lap of the Russian Grand Prix in Sochi.

    The Russian Grand Prix, an annual auto race held at Sochi Autodrom, is part of the Formula One World Championship.

    Traditionally, Sochi has been Russia's largest and most popular resort. The Winter Olympics of 2014, combined with the first Formula One Russian Grand Prix marked a turning point for the city, making it one of the country's top sporting destinations.

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