Formula 1 race tracks: the Nurburgring instead of Hockenheim?

there Should be in this year a formula 1 race in Germany, it would be expected to take place on the Nürburgring. While a spokesman for the Nürburgring-the opera

Formula 1 race tracks: the Nurburgring instead of Hockenheim?

there Should be in this year a formula 1 race in Germany, it would be expected to take place on the Nürburgring. While a spokesman for the Nürburgring-the operator said to the sports information service (sid), there is "also this year, talks with the formula 1", - quoted the Deutsche Presse-Agentur (dpa) Jorn Teske, the managing Director of the Hockenheim-Ring GmbH. "We have always tried to find a solution. We are, however, always remained in our understanding that we are not allowed to remain on the costs,“ said Teske. "We have to come together at the end."

The formula 1 Management have indicated to the Hockenheim ring, that it would leave a Grand Prix in Europe – a limited number of viewers take place. "With the regulations in Baden-Württemberg this is not feasible," said Teske. Currently ten races in the formula 1 calendar, of which, however, the Grand Prix of Spain in Barcelona in August, according to consistent Reports, it is questionable in the face of sharply rising Covid-19-infection numbers in Catalonia.

A race on the Nürburgring, however, is an Option for October. In this period, yet no races are secured, in addition to Germany, also Imola (Italy), Jerez de la Frontera in Andalusia, and Portimao in Portugal in question. The formula 1 want to at least fight a 15-race to their claim on the negotiated the TV money to enforce. In view of the massive cost pressure, the question of a partial refinancing through ticket revenue, has great importance in the negotiations.

Updated Date: 23 July 2020, 08:20

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