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Posted on Thursday, January 31, 2013

Nurburgring to host 2013 grand prix

Nurburgring officials have reached an agreement with Bernie Ecclestone to host the German grand prix as scheduled in July. That is the claim of the German newspapers Allgemeine Zeitung and Rhein Zeitung, following a long-running 'on again, off again' saga surrounding the fortunes of the financially beleaguered Nurburgring. Mere hours before the latest reports, which were confirmed by Rhineland-Palatinate state spokeswoman Monika Fuhr, F1 chief executive Ecclestone had admitted the Nurburgring's future was still clouded. "It's all a bit messy," he was quoted by the […]

Posted on Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Politics threatening German round

Bernie Ecclestone has said that political bickering could hinder progress with the 2013 German Grand Prix. Ecclestone has held talks with the Nurburgring over a deal for this year, but the cash-strapped circuit has so far yet to confirm whether a race will go ahead. Nurburgring and Hockenheim share the German round on a biannual basis, with the circuit in the Eifel mountains set to host the 2013 event. "The race is on-off, on-off. It's all a little bit political", Ecclestone said. "The Nurburgring is […]

Posted on Thursday, October 27, 2011

No sportsman of the year title for Vettel

Even in his native Germany, there is one trophy Sebastian Vettel has failed to capture in 2011. The country's motor sport federation Allgemeiner Deutscher Automobil-Club (ADAC) has decided that new DTM champion Martin Tomczyk is more deserving of the motor sportsman of the year title. After a decade of trying, 29-year-old Tomczyk this year won the German touring car series despite being demoted to an older Audi. "At the beginning of the season nobody counted on me," he said. F1's youngest ever back to back […]

Posted on Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Frentzen to reappear as Valencia steward

Jun.22 (GMM) Heinz-Harald Frentzen will reprise his 2010 stewarding duties at this weekend's European grand prix.

The German made his debut in the FIA role at the same Valencia street circuit last season.

Now 44, Frentzen won three grands prix durin...

Posted on Friday, February 25, 2011

Schumacher insists 'still good enough' for F1

Feb.25 (GMM) Michael Schumacher has rejected suggestions he is too old to still be at the top of his game in formula one.

At the age of 37, the seven time world champion retired after his title challenge of 2006 but he returned to the sport last year...