Sochi Autodrom is the first and only circuit in Russia that to be granted the right to host Formula 1 races.
It was designed by Tilke GmbH & Co. KG in conjunction with Russian specialists and officially opened in the Olympic Park in Sochi on 20 September 2014. From 9 to 12 October 2014, it hosted the first ever Formula 1 Russian Grand Prix.
The length of the Sochi Autodrom track is 5,848 metres. It runs around 2014 Winter Olympic Games venues.
The track has 18 turns in total: 12 right ones and 6 left ones. Looking at a map of the track, your eye can’t help but be drawn to the epic Turn 3. Its length is 650 metres.
At the 2019 Russian Grand Prix, the drivers will complete 53 laps. The total distance will be 309.745km.