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F1 terminates Russian Grand Prix contract, cancels September race

Sochi, Russia - September 11: FORMULA 1 VTB RUSSIAN GRAND PRIX track on September 11, 2017

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  • Formula One (NASDAQ:FWONA) confirmed Thursday that it would not be racing in Russia later this year after the state's invasion of Ukraine.
  • F1 told that the contract for the Russian Grand Prix has been

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Obviously, there is no guarantee of safety in a country at war with a neighboring state, the way Russia is.

It isn't "cancel culture," (which I incidentally also hate), but common sense. A sporting event right now is ripe for a undesirable event to occur.

Hoping all stay safe over there in Europe.
Diversified1 profile picture
When cancel culture tries to cancel an entire country.
bluescorpion0 profile picture
@Diversified1 you mean like Russia trying to cancel Ukraine?
itchyandscratchy9 profile picture
I did not realize that F1 was publicly traded.
Maobama profile picture
Every company on earth has to virtue signal that Russia is bad. We get it.

This isn't really demonstrating any real vision or leadership, it's mindless reactionary nonsense.

When the dust settles all these pathetic CEO's will be back groveling at the feet of whoever is in charge of Russia.
bluescorpion0 profile picture
@Maobama it will be a democracy by the time they return, or no worse than china. now it's like north korea
badger1997 profile picture
@Maobama You honestly believe they should hold an F1 race in Russia this fall?
Maobama profile picture
@badger1997 Thats not what I said. Find something better to do then trolling SA.
Because nonsense like this worked so well after WW1...

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