Formula 1: Russia to host Sunday's Grand Prix

Alaturka Spor Haberleri

By Can Erozden

ANKARA (AA) – Formula 1 fever will hit Russia this weekend, with the Sochi Autodrom set to host the 10th race of the 2020 season on Sunday.

The Russian Grand Prix will take place over 53 laps of the 5.8-kilometer-long (3.6 miles) track that hosted its first F1 race in 2014.

Mercedes’ British driver Lewis Hamilton won last year in Sochi and returns this year in top form, having already registered six wins and sitting top of the leaderboard.

– Top 5 drivers before Russian GP:

1. Lewis Hamilton (Great Britain): 190 points

2. Valtteri Bottas (Finland): 135

3. Max Verstappen (Netherlands): 110

4. Lando Norris (Great Britain): 65

5. Alexander Albon (Thailand): 63

– Top 5 constructors:

1. Mercedes: 325 points

2. Red Bull-Honda: 173

3. McLaren: 106

4. Racing Point: 92

5. Renault: 83