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Alonso wary of potential visibility issues at wet Sochi

Fernando Alonso says a downpour at Sochi this weekend could create visibility issues as bad as those encountered at Spa last month. Local forecasts are calling for rain on Saturday along the shores of the Black Sea, with more inclement weather foreseen for Sunday. Tomorrow's expected heavy downpours at Sochi have even led the FIA Formula 3 Championship to bring forward its first Saturday in Russia to late Friday afternoon. Alonso fears the venue's flat topography could limit water dispersion on the track and thus create very difficult visibility issues, or conditions similar to those that led to the Belgian Grand Prix at Spa being halted after just a few laps behind the pace car. "I...
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