Krasnodar, 30 September. Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas from Finland has reportedly won the Russian GP of the F1 race held in Sochi last weekend. He was followed by Red Bull’s Max Verstappen from the Netherlands. Lewis Hamilton, a British racing driver currently competing in F1 for Mercedes came third.
The Russian racing driver Daniil Kvyat competing for Alpha Tauri was the eighth.
Dmitri Kozak, Deputy Head of Russian President’s Administration who handed the Cups to the winners stressed that “Grand Prix of Formula 1 is one of the key sport events of the global significance held in Russia.” He added that this year’s race was traditionally held at a high level. “I want to thank the organizers for the work they have done!” Mr. Kozak said. The organizers made sure that all visitors were provided with personal protective devices, and held the race safely.
They arranged the activity called “Breathe, Please!” before the start of the race in support of the people that are fighting against the coronavirus pandemic. Daniil Kvyat’s fans wore special T-shirts with the inscription “Breathe, Please!” and a map of Russia made of the portraits of medical officers and volunteers.
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