Vettel and Coulthard Lap the Unfinished Sochi CircuitSaturday, May 11, 2013 6:48 by Arman Barari
Following Sebastian Vettel’s first visit to Russia’s new Grand Prix venue, the Sochi circuit in Krasnodar Krai, the F1 champ goes back for a few more laps of the track, which is still under construction, in company of his Red Bull mate David Coulthard. The duo drove the track in a pair of Infiniti M cars and give their thoughts and comments.
Coulthard has already named the long left-handed turn three the ‘Infiniti Corner’. The Sochi track will host its first F1 Grand Prix in 2014:
Once complete, the 3.7 mile Sochi Olympic Park Circuit, which will host the 2014 Winter Olympic Games, will be the third longest circuit on the Formula One calendar behind Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium and Silverstone in Great Britain. The circuit’s integration into Olympic Park infrastructure is the key feature of the Russian venue.