Adrian Newey

Russian to safety

The Sochi Autodrom plays host to the Russian Grand Prix and is one of Hermann Tilke’s circuit designs that we’re all accustomed with. The new circuit was introduced in 2014 and was compared to other dull tracks like the Valencia street circuit and the Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi because the venue, despite being located within the Winter Olympic village, lacks character.

But it’s not the boring nature of the circuit that this post is about. (more…)