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Russian Grand Prix 2021

F1 teams faced with torrential rain in Sochi

It's set to be a very wet day in Sochi as qualifying takes place for the Russian Grand Prix. The rain is highly likely to remain all morning and through the afternoon.

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Heavy rain hit Sochi on Friday night and has not stopped since, which could lead to a disrupted day at the Russian Grand Prix.

Rain is set to stay for most of the day, with one more hour of Formula 1 practice currently scheduled for 10:00 UK time.

Qualifying is set to take place at 13:00 UK time, when the grid will be decided and pole position will be won. The hope is that there is enough visibility and not too much standing water in order to get the F1 sessions and the Formula 2 and Formula 3 races underway.

There is a chance F1 qualifying will be moved to Sunday morning if the conditions are deemed unsafe. For all of the latest news and updates, stay tuned to RacingNews365.com.

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