Kvyat headlines at home


Formula 1’s only Russian driver, Daniil Kvyat, will headline the opening press conference at the Sochi Autodrom with Kimi Raikkonen in attendance for the second.

Thursday’s and Friday’s press conference will continue to be split into two parts for the Russian Grand Prix with the drivers facing the media on Thursday before team personnel take over on Friday.

Thursday, April 27, 1500 hours local time (1200 GMT)
Part 1:
Valtteri Bottas (Mercedes), Romain Grosjean (Haas), Daniil Kvyat (Toro Rosso)
Part 2: Kimi Raikkonen (Ferrari), Daniel Ricciardo (Red Bull), Pascal Wehrlein (Sauber)

Friday, April 28, 1700 hours local time (1400 GMT)
Part 1:
Nick Chester (Renault), Luigi Fraboni (Ferrari), Yusuke Hasegawa (Honda)
Part 2: Mario Isola (Pirelli), Matt Morris (McLaren), Otmar Szafnauer (Force India)

The post-qualifying and race press conferences with the top three drivers will take place immediately after the respective sessions.