F1 will not replace Russian GP as 2022 calendar stays at 22 races
The decision creates a gap of two free weekends between the end of the European season at Monza on 11 September, and the start of the run of six flyaway races in Singapore on 2 October.
The Sochi event was cancelled, along with the event’s ongoing contract, shortly after the Russian attack on Ukraine began.
F1 immediately began looking for alternative venues in a bid to keep this year’s total at 23 events.
One early contender was Qatar. The country hosted a race last…