OREANDA-NEWS. The first accident happened at Formula 1 Sochi Grand Prix today. During the free practice, Williams' pilot Nicholas Latifi crashed into a wall. The Canadian racer was not injured and left the car himself, but the race car was broken.

The race was resumed 10 minutes later after the accident.

Friday training for the 10th stage of the 2020 Formula 1 season began today at the Sochi vehicle racing track. In the overall standings of the championship, the British driver "Mercedes" Lewis Hamilton is the current leader. The Russian racer of "Alfa Tauri" Daniil Kvyat is in the 14th position with 10 points. Also, as a support race, a Formula 2 free race will take place in Sochi today. The qualification for the race will take place today, at 13:30. And at 19:00 the Russian band Therr Maitz will perform at the central square of the Olympic Park for Formula One race fans.

Russian Formula One Grand Prix in Sochi will take place at the Sochi vehicle racing circuit this weekend. The main person for the Russian fans and Formula One lovers, of course, will be the pilot of the "Alfa Tauri" team Daniil Kvyat, who gave a great interview on the eve of the race.