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PJSC “LUKOIL”​ and Sochi Autodrom entered into a partnership agreement running until 2019. It is aimed at preparation and delivery of sporting events at the most modern racing circuit in the country.

As part of the cooperation, LUKOIL will be a partner of the Russian TCR round which this year Sochi Autodrom will host for the second time. The Main Grandstand is called LUKOIL Grandstand. 


General sponsor


​​​VTB Bank​, its subsidiary banks and financial institutions (VTB Group) comprise a leading Russian financial group, offering a wide range of financial and banking services in Russia, the CIS, Western Europe, North America, Asia and Africa.In 2017, VTB Group became the Title Part​​ner for the FORMULA 1 VTB RUSSIAN GRAND PRIX.​ 


«Nornickel»​ is th​​e leader of Russia’s mining and metals industry, one of the world’s largest nickel and palladium producers. The company also produces silver, gold, iridium, ruthenium, selenium, tellurium, sulphur.

«Nornickel» has lon​g been providing comprehensive support to Russian sport and actively contributing to the development of junior and varsity sport. «Nornicke»l provides support for Olympic educational programmes, including those aimed at nurturing talent for the domestic sports industry.

By endorsing sporting initiatives, promoting sports among the general public and encouraging a healthy lifestyle as part of its sustainable development, «Nornickel» contributes to the future of the country. The Company is the general partner of the XXIX Winter Universiade 2019 in Krasnoyarsk, Russia's national football team and the Russian Football Union, the Russian Olympic Committee, the Legends Cup ice hockey tournament, the All Russian Federation of Dance Sport and Acrobatic Rock'n'Roll, the Russian Curling Federation, the International University Sports Federation (FISU), the Night Hockey League, the World Legends Hockey League, the Russian Futsal Association, Sochi Autodrom, the Futsal to Polar Region Schools project, and the Curling Arctic Cup international tournament; it also owns the CSKA professional basketball club and the «Norilsk Nickel» futsal club.

The company provides funding for sports infrastructure development, improvement and repair across its footprint, as well as financial support for a wide range of sporting events and championships.


​​Gazprom ​is a global energy company focused on geological exploration, production, transportation, storage, processing and sales of gas, gas condensate and oil, sales of gas as a vehicle fuel, as well as generation and marketing of heat and electric power.

​Gazprom views its mission as ensuring a reliable, efficient and balanced supply of natural gas, other energy resources and their derivatives to consumers.Gazprom’s strategic goal is to establish itself as a leader among global energy companies by diversifying sales markets, ensuring reliable supplies, improving operating efficiency and fulfilling its scientific and technical potential.

Gazprom annually supports various social projects contributing to culture, science, sport and education development and promulgation of a healthy lifestyle.​


LICARD LLC​​ - LUKOIL-Inter-Card is the unified transaction processor for the development and maintenance of the system of cashless payments for fuel at LUKOIL gas stations using plastic cards. 

LUKOIL customer loyalty programme operator. Occupies leading positions on the fuel card market of Russia and the CIS. Subsidiary of LUKOIL PJSC. 

Uralkali ​is the world’s leading vertically integrated producer of potassium, one of the most essential components for the development of all living organisms. The company accounts for approximately 20% of the world’s production of potash fertilizers. The company controls its entire production chain, from potassium ore mining through to the supply of potassium chloride to its customers.

Uralkali’s production facilities are located in Berezniki and Solikamsk (Perm Region), at the Verkhnekamskoye potassium and magnesium salt field, the world’s second largest deposit of ore.Uralkali’s assets comprise five mines, six potash mills and one carnallite plant.


Radisson Blu Parad​​ise Resort & Spa, Sochi​ is la five-star hotel located in the Imeretinskaya Lowland (Sochi) on the coast of the Black Sea, 1.5 kilometres from the Formula 1 circuit. The hotel offers 514 rooms of various types, including 6 villas, three restaurants with international, I​​talian and Asian cuisines, six bars, an exquisite fully equipped beach for 600 guests, game zones and sports grounds, three swimming po​​ols. The SIBO SPA of the hotel, one of the largest SPA complexes in southern Russia, offers a perse menu of SPA treatments for relaxation and rejuvenation.

Radisson Blu Paradise Resort & Spa, Sochi has won a number of prestigious international and Russian awards: Russia’s Leading Spa Resort 2016 (World Travel Awards), Best SPA Resort in Russia, country winner 2016 (World Luxury Hotel Awards), Country Winner: Best Resort Spa 2016 (World Luxury Spa Awards), Best Resort in Russia 2016 (Luxury Travel Guide Awards), Spa Hotel of the Year, Russian Federation 2016 (International Hotel Awards). 

The Neftegazovaya Vertikal (Oil and Gas Vertical)​ national industry magazine has been published for over 20 years. It has established itself as the leading choice in Russia’s oil and gas media segment. The target audience of the magazine are managers and specialists of enterprises of the fuel and energy sector, politicians and representatives of government authorities who are interested in the problems of the fuel and energy sector due to their jobs.

The publication works closely with the Russian Ministry of Energy. The materials are designed for searching for the best possible country’s oil and gas sector development solutions.  The main focus is put on professional discussions, finding and distributing the best practices, developing international cooperation in the area of oil and gas.

The publication has been successfully working in a unique field for the Russian journalism - public consulting - for a long time. Its analyses prepared using its own research and studies of leading experts’ opinions offer well-reasoned assessments, forecasts and recommendations. 

We are always open to new partnerships and will be happy to see you at our circuit! Sochi Autodrom​ ​​​​​​​