Jenson Button backs Sochi Grand Prix

A Russian Grand Prix has been added to the F1 calendar from 2014 to 2020 and is due to be held at the new Sochi Olympic Park.

updated: July 21, 2013 18:20 IST
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Moscow: Former world champion Jenson Button has given his backing to next year's Sochi Formula One Grand Prix.

Speaking at the annual Moscow City Racing event on Sunday, the British 2009 Formula One champion expressed his support for discovering new venues at which to stage F1 races.

"As a driver I'm really excited and looking forward to race at the new Grand Prix and in a new country as well," the 33-year-old said.

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