The German Grand Prix is once again coming under threat after Bernie Ecclestone revealed that he has failed in an attempt to buy the cash-strapped Nurburgring.
Currently, the race alternates between the Nurburgring and Hockenheim, with the latter set to host this year's event. However, officials at Hockenheim are unwilling to commit to holding the race every year due to financial concerns, meaning that if the Nurburgring were to withdraw from F1, the German GP would also.
'The German Grand Prix is in trouble because they haven’t got any money,” Ecclestone explained to City AM. “It is in trouble because it used to be supported by the council but now the European Commission has said...
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