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Ecclestone confirms bid to buy Nurburgring

Bernie Ecclestone has confirmed he has placed a bid to purchase the Nurburgring in an attempt to ensure Formula 1 remains at the historical circuit. The circuit went into administration after racking up massive debts after its previous owner constructed an amusement park on the site to attract bigger crowds, but the project failed. The local government then took control and are now looking to sell the site. On Wednesday, the 83-year-old confirmed he had placed a bid to take control of the famed circuit, which includes the F1 portion of the circuit, the amusement park and the feared 20km Nordschleife section which is often open to the public for track days. "We made an offer and we now...
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