The general promoter of the "royal races" Bernie Ecclestone presented the Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak the Cup of winner. The ceremony was held at the car-racing track in Sochi on December 19, 2014.
The Grand Prix of Russia was considered the best of the 19 stages of "Formula 1" in the season ended.
The Deputy Prime Minister thanked to all those who put energy, talent and professionalism to that the race take place. After all, it was important not only to build, but also to organize an event, – the press service of the Administration (Governor) of the Krasnodar region reports.
Dmitry Kozak addressed special thanks to Bernie Ecclestone, whose desire and tenacity provide to perform the race in Russia. The Deputy Prime Minister presented the general promoter of "Formula 1" the Order of Friendship.
Bernie Ecclestone, in turn, shared his impressions of what is happening in Sochi in October this year was incredible. And the Russian stage of the race was really the best one.
The Vice-Governor Alexander Saurin on behalf of the Governor of the Krasnodar region also handed the medal "For Outstanding Contribution to the Development of Kuban" of I and II degree to the President of the Russian Automobile Federation Viktor Kiryanov, the Deputy President of the Russian Automobile Federation Sergey Ivanov, the consultant of the "Sochi car-racing track" Richard Kregan and TV commentator Alexey Popov at the ceremony.
Alexander Tkachev has repeatedly emphasized that "Formula 1" was another important and significant project after the Olympics. Such events affect the image of the country.
On the eve of December 18, the "Sochi car-racing track" has received another award. At this time, it was in Moscow at the All-Russian ceremony of the annual award "Sports Facilities. The Results of the year". It is awarded to the best of facilities built in recent years in Russia. The Sochi car-racing track became a winner in the category "Summer Sports Facilities". 6 sports facilities from other regions of Russia were competitors to the Sochi car-racing track.