In Sochi, began intensive work on the construction of a Formula 1 track.
"Preliminary work (drainage, soil exploration, testing of piles) are already underway. In the coming days to begin the main construction. The slight delay was associated with problems in the geological area – wetlands and weak soils in the construction zone. Therefore, designing the route will be completed in December, not November. But Herman Tilke company maintains strict schedule. The track will be built on time, "- said the deputy governor of the Krasnodar Territory Alexander Ivanov.
Also, Mr. Ivanov assured that the first Grand Prix of Russia, is likely to take place in 2014, and the Olympics do not interfere with the preparation to the stage F1.
"We believe that the first Grand Prix will take place in 2014. Transfer the race for 2015 may not be in principle. Either step will debut in the 2014 season, or not happen at all. But we are confident that everything will go according to plan" – he said.