Vitaly Petrov steps down as F-1 steward after father’s death

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After the death of the father, Vitaly Petrov will not be the Formula-1 steward in Portuguese GP. FIA confirmed that former F-1 driver came back to Russia because of personal reasons.

Former Formula-1 driver’s father Alexander was shot near Vyborg in the village of Velikoye. The exact circumstances of the incident are being investigated.

A. Petrov is a well-known Vyborg businessman, municipal deputy. He owned several large enterprises. In addition, he was a co-owner of Vyborg Shipyard OJSC and Vyborg Fuel Company CJSC. Petrov Sr. actively helped develop his son’s motorsport career when Vitaly was on his way to Formula 1.

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