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Posted on Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Nurburgring set for confirmation in 19 race calendar

Bernie Ecclestone has said that the German Grand Prix is to take place as scheduled on July 7th. A spokesman for the circuit indicated in November last year that the sport would not return to the Nurburgring, but Ecclestone told Reuters that a deal with the circuit is now close. "It should be the Nurburgring and we are trying to make it happen. I’m talking with them today." Financial troubles at the Nurburgring had led to suggestions that the race could take place in Hockenheim. The two […]

Posted on Wednesday, November 14, 2012

No German Grand Prix at the Nurburgring in 2013?

F1's chances of racing at the Nurburgring appear increasingly remote in 2013 as it is understood that the bankrupt circuit's tenants are unable to agree terms with administrators. The circuit has been plagued by financial problems in recent years as the opening of a new hotel and shopping centre - as well as the continued delayed opening of a rollercoaster - has left the track in several hundred thousand Euros worth of debt. Local media reports that negotiations with Bernie Ecclestone have come to a […]

Posted on Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Circuit says 'no more F1' at the Nurburgring

The Nurburgring's chances of staging the German grand prix as scheduled next year have receded yet further. Bernie Ecclestone was already in talks with Hockenheim about replacing the mid-July event next year, while the crisis-struck Nurburgring is grappling with an insolvency process. Still, there was a chance the Nurburging would pull through. However, multiple German reports - including in the daily Rhein and Allgemeine newspapers - have now revealed that negotiations between the existing management and the managers of the insolvency have broken down. A […]

Posted on Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Rush to hit the big screen in September 2013

Ron Howard’s action-drama about the battle between Niki Lauda and James Hunt for the 1976 Formula 1 world championship will be released in September next year. Rush is now in post-production after being shot on location over a three-month span in the U.K., Germany and Austria. The film is expected to be a success not only due to its storyline, but also because of the impressive team behind it. Howard is a two-time Oscar winner for A Beautiful Mind (Best Director and Best Picture), and […]

Posted on Thursday, July 19, 2012

Ecclestone vows to 'do everything' to help Nurburgring

Bernie Ecclestone has vowed to do what he can to keep the Nurburgring on the F1 calendar. The famous circuit has commenced an insolvency process, raising the danger that from now on the German grand prix will be held only once every two years at Hockenheim. But German reports on Wednesday said F1's chief executive has offered to waive his usual race sanctioning fee for the Nurburgring in 2013, and in return "bear all costs but also claim all revenues". A spokesman for the Nurburgring […]

Posted on Tuesday, June 19, 2012

European Grand Prixview

Formula One arrives at the Valencia Street Circuit for the European Grand Prix

Posted on Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Is F1 heading for a calendar problem?

Does Formula One have a calendar problem? We take a look.