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Oct 9, 2014

Motor racing-Marussia enter Rossi provisionally for Russian GP

SOCHI, Russia, Oct 9 (Reuters) – Marussia have entered Alexander Rossi to replace critically injured French driver Jules Bianchi in Sunday’s inaugural Russian Formula One Grand Prix but the American is still not certain to race.

The official list of cars and drivers published by stewards on Thursday named Rossi and Britain’s Max Chilton as Marussia’s entrants.

Oct 9, 2014

Perez calls for more use of safety car after Bianchi crash

SOCHI Russia (Reuters) – Formula One should deploy the safety car whenever a tractor is used to retrieve a car from the track, Mexican Sergio Perez said on Thursday, as drivers reflected on Jules Bianchi’s horrific crash in Japan last weekend.

Bianchi has been in hospital since the accident at Suzuka, the last medical bulletin issued on Tuesday saying the Frenchman had suffered a traumatic brain injury and was in critical but stable condition.

Oct 9, 2014

Motor racing-Perez calls for more use of safety car after Bianchi crash

SOCHI, Russia, Oct 9 (Reuters) – Formula One should deploy the safety car whenever a tractor is used to retrieve a car from the track, Mexican Sergio Perez said on Thursday, as drivers reflected on Jules Bianchi’s horrific crash in Japan last weekend.

Bianchi has been in hospital since the accident at Suzuka, the last medical bulletin issued on Tuesday saying the Frenchman had suffered a traumatic brain injury and was in critical but stable condition.

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Oct 8, 2014

Safety first for Russian race organisers

SOCHI Russia (Reuters) – Jules Bianchi’s horrific Japanese Grand Prix accident has thrust driver safety further into the spotlight ahead of Russia’s Formula One debut on Sunday but race organisers say they are well prepared.

Even if most of the marshals at the Sochi circuit are Russian, and will be working at a grand prix for the first time, they are supervised by experienced officials brought in from Australia’s CAMS motorsport body.

Oct 8, 2014

Motor racing-Safety first for Russian race organizers

SOCHI Russia (Reuters) – Jules Bianchi’s horrific Japanese Grand Prix accident has thrust driver safety further into the spotlight ahead of Russia’s Formula One debut on Sunday but race organizers say they are well prepared.

Even if most of the marshals at the Sochi circuit are Russian, and will be working at a grand prix for the first time, they are supervised by experienced officials brought in from Australia’s CAMS motorsport body.

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