Verstappen and Vettel don’t want to go to Russian GP after Ukraine invasion

Sebastian Vettel has already announced his refusal to participate in the Sochi GP which will take place from September 23 to 25. The German, four-time F1 world champion, said he was saddened by the news learned this Thursday morning from Ukraine. The Aston Martin driver, 34, would like the race in Russia to be canceled. “For my part, my opinion is that I should not go. I will not go. I think it’s wrong to race in this country. I am sorry for the innocent people who lose their lives, who are killed for stupid reasons and for a very strange and crazy governance”did he declare.

A feeling it seems shared by Max Verstappen. The reigning world champion said: “When a country is at war, it’s not right to run there. »

Formula 1, for its part, has looked closely at the situation in Ukraine, without however taking a decision for the moment on the holding of the Russian GP.


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