News Details

Vettel negativity blamed for turning off German fans

Sebastian Vettel World champion Sebastian Vettel is copping some of the blame for the small crowd at Hockenheim during the German Grand Prix weekend After buzzing atmospheres and big crowds in Canada, Austria and Silverstone, the empty seats in Germany were conspicuous. 'Maybe they are all hung over from the world cup,' said Red Bull team boss Christian Horner. Or maybe the German fans listened to their reigning world champion. Early this year, as Formula 1 mulled the controversial switch from screaming V8s to quiet V6 engines, Red Bull driver and German Vettel said the sport now sounds 'sh*t'. 'That doesn't help, no,' said Mercedes' Toto Wolff. 'We talked the sport down at the beginning...
Full Story »
2y ago from GrandPrix247.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Vettel blamed for turning off Hockenheim crowd

Vettel blamed for turning off Hockenheim crowdPosted On 22 Jul 2014By :...
2y ago from ThisIsF1.com

Empty track leaves F1 at ‘five minutes to 12′ –...

Empty track leaves F1 at ‘five minutes to 12′ –...
2y ago from ThisIsF1.com

Why is Formula 1 playing to empty stands at Hockenheim?

The crowds were absent from Hockenheim on Friday Niki Lauda wants Formula...
2y ago from GrandPrix247.com

German Grand Prix: Renault preview Hockenheim

Daniel Ricciardo has been the most successful Renault powered driver of...
2y ago from GrandPrix247.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

Aprilia hails 'extraordinary' Espargaró

– Aprilia has praised an "extraordinary" showing from...
1d ago from GPUpdate.net

KTM and Yamaha differences ‘black and white’ for...

Espargaro and Smith both finished their first MotoGP race with KTM in...
1d ago from BikeSportNews.com

Iannone: I must avoid being 'impulsive'

– Andrea Iannone has admitted he must try to rein in his...
19h ago from GPUpdate.net

Vinales wins season-opening Qatar MotoGP

Spain's Maverick Vinales on a Yamaha won the season-opening Qatar MotoGP...
3d ago from SuperSport.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

New images of 2018 IndyCar bodywork revealed

IndyCar has released new images of the bodywork which will be introduced...
7h ago from SpeedCafe.com

IndyCar reveals new images of 2018 design

– IndyCar has revealed new images of the series' planned 2018 car...
18h ago from GPUpdate.net

IndyCar unveils 2018 bodywork renderings

The Verizon IndyCar Series has produced the first look of its 2018...
16h ago from Racer.com

IndyCar unveils new image of 2018 bodywork kit

IndyCar officials have released an updated image of the universal...
18h ago from MotorsportWeek.c...

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Test date set for Polo R5

Development under way on Volkswagen’s WRC 2 car
1d ago from WRC.com

Getting Excited for Dirt 4!

In all honesty, we're a bit late to this party since news about Dirt 4...

Pre-Event Test Videos #2 Tour de Corse 2017

Pre-Event Test Videos #2 (Fan Footage) Che Guevara Energy Drink Tour de...
1d ago from WRC.com

Germany rings the changes

New stages and a new service base in 2017
6d ago from WRC.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Arsenal fans would be livid about this Chelsea...

Real Madrid are thought to be lining up a world-record £100million...
1h ago from Express.co.uk

Tottenham transfer news: Shock move for Arsenal star,...

Tottenham supporters enjoy their fair share of transfer speculation, but...
2h ago from CaughtOffside.com

Arsene Wenger: Arsenal boss finally exposes future...

The Gunners manager’s future has been under much speculation in...
4h ago from Express.co.uk

Arsenal, Real Madrid & Bayern in line for transfer...

Express Sport understands Alexis Sanchez is set to be sold at the end of...
3h ago from Express.co.uk

Comments

Hottest News

Haas for sale !

No, not that Haas. These are the cars that raced... Read More »
47m ago from F1i.com

Recent News

2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.