Russian Grand Prix misses licence deadline

The application to the FIA for submitting the Russian Grand Prix to the 2014 Formula One calendar was not sent in proper time as the promoter didn't fulfil the necessary conditions

updated: August 02, 2013 20:43 IST
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Moscow: Next year's inaugural Russian Formula One Grand Prix in Sochi has been thrown into doubt over a dispute between the Russian Automobile Federation (RAF) and the race's promoters.

The RAF announced on Friday that as a result of the row they had missed the deadline to submit their application to stage the 2014 race with F1's ruling body the FIA.

The Sochi GP's only chance now of making next year's calendar is for the RAF to persuade the FIA there was a 'force majeure' reason for missing the cut off point.

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