Formula 1 – Nurburgring won’t pick up Hockenheim slack

News has surfaced that Hockenheim won’t renew their Formula One contract after their current agreement expires in 2010, without significant government funding. Facing a loss of €5.3 million from this year’s race the thoughts of race organisers are clear, “Without grants from the state there will be no more Formula One in Hockenheim,” Karl-Josef Schmidt, […]

Nürburgring could lose Grand Prix rights

The current status of the Nürburgring hosting alternate German Grands Prix could be under threat, with a final decision to be made in the first week of October, reports. The Nürburgring race is organised by Deutscher Motor Sport Bund, under the guidance of German motoring giant ADAC. The possible fallout is a result of […]

1969 German Grand Prix

More Nürburgring material from the vault—there will be more to come—this time some footage of the 1969 German Grand Prix. Almost 40 years old, this material has great aerial shots and pretty good audio quality as well. The race was won by pole sitter Jacky Ickx, from Belgium, driving a Brabham BT26 Ford. Jackie Stewart, […]