Scuderia Toro Rosso Formula One driver Carlos Sainz Jr. had the brownest of code browns this morning in Free Practice 3: he hit a wall, sending him into and under the barriers at the end of the track at Sochi Autodrom. Miraculously, Sainz was fine after the crash and has been cleared to race tomorrow.
A track vehicle leaked diesel fuel onto the racing surface in sector two of Sochi Autodrom this morning, per ESPN. Formula One shortened Free Practice One at the Russian Grand Prix by 30 minutes as marshals tried to clean up the spill.
In an interview with Russian news outlet Vedomosti, Bernie Ecclestone claims, "I have never encountered corruption in Russia." Why, Bernie is so impressed with Putin's leadership abilities that he thinks Putin could lead a few other places, too.
Excuse me but where the fuck is my Obama as F1 driver at COTA T-shirt??
Russia's Formula 1 track at Sochi is coming together. Check out a gallery of the construction right here on EnglishRussia.
We would never deign to call an Olympic sport "easy." Eating muffins is easy. Sports at least require some motion. But if you, the average non-Olympic athlete, really needed to make the Olympic team in a pinch, you would clearly choose bobsled as your "sport."
Every single moment of the Sochi Olympics is documented in minute detail. Here's how the AP and Getty Images, two of the biggest photo agencies on the scene, get their incredible photos from the Olympics to the United States, faster than you can microwave a bag of popcorn.
The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi have been a bit, shall we say, expensive. The equivalent of $51,000,000,000 in public funds was spent to make sure that everything went off without a hitch. This includes the most expensive road in the world. But if you want to get from the opening ceremony to the ski slope, it'll…
What are those crazy three-wheeled contraptions rolling around the Sochi Olympics opening ceremony? Why, nothing less than the result of technology sharing between Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union. The best part? You can still buy one brand-new today.