Moscow to start construction work this week
30 September 2008 – Work to build a brand-new Formula 1 track near the city of Moscow will start on Wednesday. According to the Russian media the track 'Moscow Raceway', which is situated about 80 miles from Moscow, should be finalised in 2010.
German architect Hermann Tilke designed the track that will be build in a little town called Volokolamsk. Hans Geist, former manager of the A1-Ring in Austria and the Bahrain International Circuit, will lead the project in Russia.
The Moscow Raceway will be able to host both Formula 1 and MotoGP races.