F1 » Petrov loses support of Russian government


Vitaly Petrov's hopes of remaining in F1 have taken a hit amid claims that he will no longer receive backing from government-owned companies in Russia.

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mrfill

August 31, 2012 12:15 PM

'There's never been interest from private sponsors. I've always said that its impossible to find sponsors in Russia for a project like F1. When there was support at the top level of government, this project worked commendably.'

Doesn't auger well for a Socha GP in 2014.

jose - Unregistered

August 31, 2012 1:48 PM

Looks like no money no seat for the Russian next season. Not
sure the new sponsors want petrov as a driver.
He arrived in F1 because of money. He will leave because of the
same reason...$$ Adios baby!

Jose

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