Tilke says Sochi on schedule for Russian GP debut 25 February, 2014 Russia is on schedule for its first ever grand prix in October, according to track designer and architect Hermann Tilke. Amid reports that the Sochi venue currently resembles a building site, promoter Oleg Zabara insisted recently that the circuit is in fact “91 per cent complete”. Indeed, a report by the German news agency DPA says that while “rubble, mud and tools” can be seen near the winter olympic park, so too can the “grandstands and (Formula 1) buildings”. German Tilke, in charge of construction of almost all new Formula 1 tracks in recent times, confirmed: “Everything is on schedule. “There will be a very special and definitely unique atmosphere,” he revealed. (GMM) Subbed by AJN. Related NewsF1 teams rule out Russian GP boycottEcclestone says Russian GP will go aheadRussian GP organisers play down renewed doubtsSochi track nears completion ahead of timeSochi may be a night race in 2015 and beyondRussian Grand Prix is go says race chiefAzerbaijan denies Russia GP substitute reportsAzerbaijan could replace Russia on 2014 calendarRussian GP organisation announces executive appointmentPresident Putin says Russian GP on track BernieHeartsPutin Is that building in the centre a detainment zone for any homosexual who tries to demonize infant F1 fans? Looks like a typical Tilke track, I hope it gets boycotted.