"Aufedersein" - German GP 2010 !
+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 4 of 4

This is a discussion on "Aufedersein" - German GP 2010 ! within the Motorsports Talk forums, part of the Community - Meet other Enthusiasts category; "Aufedersein" The German Grand Prix could be set to join Canada, the USA and France on the F1 scrap heap ...

  1. #1

    Admin - Scooby Hooligan

    Weasel 555's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2002
    Location
    UK,NY,AK,FL
    Posts
    23,144
    I Support ClubWRX

    Post "Aufedersein" - German GP 2010 !

    "Aufedersein"

    The German Grand Prix could be set to join Canada, the USA and France on the F1 scrap heap in 2010, it is feared, after the city of Hockenheim revealed that it is no longer willing to fund the race due to spiralling losses in recent years.

    The Baden-Württemberg circuit has hosted the German Grand Prix on 31 occasions since 1970 – and almost exclusively since 1977 – and is currently alternating the event with the Nürburgring, which will stage the 2009 edition in just over a fortnight's time. The layout was redesigned and significantly shortened by renowned F1 circuit designer Hermann Tilke earlier this decade on safety grounds, with the popular long, sweeping forest section disappearing altogether – rendering the track, drivers rued, somewhat more bland and nondescript.

    Almost wholly owned and financed by the city of the same name, Hockenheim had been due to welcome the top flight again in 2010 – but following a city council stakeholders meeting this week and in the light of the current global economic downturn, it seems that will not now happen.

    “We will not be the promoters anymore,” mayor Dieter Gummer told German media, alluding to annual multi-million Euro losses and a €6 million deficit last year alone.


    Read More Click:Crash.net No German GP in 2010
    ScoobyDMC #000,HawkEyeAlliance#000,Blobeye Syndicate #000, SQC-NY #009, "Dragon Slayer"
    "All We'll Drive"

    I <3 boobies: rallyarmor/keepabreast/mud flaps limited edition

  2. Remove Advertisements
    ClubWRX.net
    Advertisements
     

  3. #2
    Hammerdown Mod of Thunder josnroh's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2003
    Location
    oHIo
    Posts
    17,134
    I Support ClubWRX
    Another legendary race bites the dust.
    Joe/Flyin' Under The Radar
    The Legendary Hammerdown Wagon(sold)
    Bugeye Mafia #337
    2015 Buckeye Boxer WRX Lightning Red[

  4. #3
    Registered User cavallino333's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2005
    Location
    Campbell CA
    Posts
    11,850
    It's quite insane that there is no longer going to be a German or French GP anymore. I mean these are the countries that started motor racing.
    FORZA FERRARI
    BLOBEYE SYNDICATE (retired) #13
    Quote Originally Posted by Integra96 View Post
    One day I hope to buy a car that is lubricated exclusively by pure manatee oil.

  5. #4
    Administrator RayfieldsWRX's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2002
    Location
    The Old Folks Home
    Posts
    47,004
    I Support ClubWRX
    Wow. Also, wasn't this the last year for Silverstone? Bob Varsha seemed to think so during the race.
    --Ray
    Grandfather of the Bugeye Mafia
    2013 Subaru BRZ Limited
    2002 Subaru WRX Bugeyebrid Wagon

+ Reply to Thread

Quick Reply Quick Reply

Register Now

Please enter the name by which you would like to log-in and be known on this site.
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.

Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Please enter a valid email address for yourself. We strongly suggest that you stay away from using aol, yahoo, msn, and hotmail accounts. Sometimes the mail server blocks the emails from our server. As a result you will not receive any notifications including the confirmation email.

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Posting Permissions

  • You may post new threads
  • You may post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •