Russia's new grand prix circuit isn't even finished yet, but that hasn't stopped the reigning champ from driving it anyway.
With 28 grand-prix wins and three F1 world championships under his belt, Sebastian Vettel has mastered just about every Formula One circuit in the world. So it only stands to reason that he’s eager for a new challenge. Last year he became the first driver to drive the route of the street circuit being carved out on the Jersey shore for the upcoming Grand Prix of America. And now he’s done the same in Russia, driving the Sochi Olympic Park Circuit alongside David Coulthard in an Infiniti road car before it's even completed.
In between winning races in defense of his repeat titles, Vettel sampled the 3.7-mile Sochi track that will, once completed for next year's Russian Grand Prix, be the third longest in F1, after Spa and Silverstone, with a projected 200-mph top speed.