Nurburgring F1 future assured?
Hockenheim's Formula 1 future is up in the air, despite the fact that the circuit has a contract with Bernie Ecclestone until 2018, whereby it annually alternates the German Grand Prix with the Nurburgring.
But Formula 1 supremo Ecclestone and the Nurburgring on Tuesday announced they are close to agreeing a new deal to stage the German Grand Prix every year between 2015 and 2019 at the Nurburgring. Hockenheim is furious.
'We have a contract, and it has no exit clause,' Hockenheim chief Georg Seiler told the Mannheimer Morgen newspaper. 'The fact is that we will have a Grand Prix at Hockenheim in 2016 and 2018. Everything else is speculation.'
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