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World Cup final in touring car racing will be held in Sochi

24.08.2021 104 просмотров

The Government of the Russian Federation approved the holding of the final of the World Cup in touring car racing in Sochi.


The Russian government has approved the holding of the final round of the current World Touring Car Championship (WTCR) season at Sochi Autodrom on 27 and 28 November. Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Dmitry Chernyshenko.

“Russia has long established itself as a country that knows how to organize international events at the highest level,” said Dmitry Chernyshenko /b>. — We are glad to cooperate with our foreign colleagues, holding such a landmark event for world sports in Russia, in Sochi. The organizers have become hostages of the difficult global epidemiological situation, in connection with which in some countries major events are canceled, in others, where the situation is better, such events are possible. The competition is large, large-scale, at the final stage the final position in the individual and team standings among 22 pilots from 12 countries will be determined.

Dmitry Chernyshenko expressed confidence that the federal territory of Sirius will adequately host the final of the international motorsport series, and Rosgonki will fully support its organization.

Minister of Sports Oleg Matytsin believes that holding the final in Sochi is very important for the development of motorsport in Russia. Oleg Matytsin said Oleg Matytsin.

Changes in the calendar of the current WTCR season due to the impossibility of holding the originally planned stages in Asia due to coronavirus restrictions. At the moment, the championship has been held three stages. Before the end of the season, five more rounds are to be held.

Since 2014, Sochi-Avtodrom has been hosting a round of the Formula 1 World Championship.

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