Bavaria City Racing Moscow
What many people considered impossible, became reality in 2008: major roads in and around the extremely busy centre of Moscow were closed off for the first edition of Bavaria City Racing Moscow. Since then, Red Square and the Kremlin, one of the heavily guarded places in the world, serve as a surrealistic platform for various F1 teams and other international top classes. It is still regarded as an exceptional event, as evidenced by the media attention in Moscow: in 2010, the event attracted no fewer than 600 international journalists and camera crews to the Russian capital. Top drivers and teams of Formula 1 raced each other on the 4th edition of Bavaria City Racing Moscow. Jenson Button, Formula 1 World Champion of 2009, was the driver of McLaren Mercedes. Button is on the fourth place in this years Championship and won ten Formula 1 races in his career so far. In Moscow the British driver was competing with Ferrari and their very experienced Formula 1 driver Giancarlo Fisichella. Fisichella drove 231 Formula 1 races and obtained 19 podium places (3 victories). Both McLaren and Ferrari competed with Team Lotus and their big talent Karun Chandhok. 17 July 2011 promises to be a memorable day in the history of Bavaria City Racing Moscow. The demonstration of Formula 1 were covered with 14 camera’s. In the summary there were a lot of spectacular shots from the McLaren, Ferrari and Lotus cars racing close to the Kremlin and Red Square.
The fourth running of the Moscow City Racing. While awaiting the arrival of a Formula 1 Grand Prix on home turf at Sochi in 2014, this event gives fans the chance to see Formula 1 cars in action against a truly amazing backdrop.