Nürburg: home race for Vettel: formula 1 returns to the Nürburgring

With an unexpected exit at the Nürburgring, Sebastian Vettel in the formula 1 Notsaison a home game. The series was agreed with the operators that it is somew

Nürburg: home race for Vettel: formula 1 returns to the Nürburgring

With an unexpected exit at the Nürburgring, Sebastian Vettel in the formula 1 Notsaison a home game.

The series was agreed with the operators that it is somewhat surprising to a guest at the 11. October, to be held at the Great price of the Eifel. The eleventh race of the season will probably be in front of empty stands dangers. Thus, the king class of motor sport returns after seven years on the Nürburgring. At the time, won by Vettel in the Red Bull on the way to his fourth world title, this time the Eifel is one of the last stops on his farewell tour at Ferrari.

It is the 41. Guest game of the formula 1 at the foot of the Nürburg. "This is a piece of our identity," said managing Director Mirco mark Fort the German press Agency. Especially the myth of the Nordschleife made the course legendary. Also, the Italian Imola on 1. November after a long break with the Grand Prix of the Emilia Romagna his Comeback in the race series to enter. Portimao in Portugal is celebrated on December 25. October his debut as a Grand Prix host. The final race in the USA, Mexico, Brazil, and Canada were canceled, however, on Friday.

The operators of the nürburgring were not able to afford due to financial turbulence, the Antrittsgage for the formula 1. The German Grand Prix at the Hockenheim ring. Also Hockenheim was no longer but for this year in the racing calendar of formula 1. Because of the consequences of the Coronavirus pandemic, both German routes were, however, back to the conversation, because the racing series for its emergency operation was on the search for other suitable courses in Europe.

During Hockenheim could not agree with the formula 1 bosses on a Deal, came to the business with the Nürburgring. It was a "very fair and partnership-based construct", said managing Director Mark. The date with the formula 1 "implies for us, no red Numbers," he added.

Fans in the stands are not currently scheduled. A calculation with viewers would be given the current Corona-rules in Rhineland-Palatinate "economically questionable", said Mark. However, you can work out, however, that "a limited number of spectators can follow the racing spectacle live," said the Nürburgring.

Of Rhineland-Palatinate, sport Minister Roger Lewentz was pleased about the negotiating success of the organizers, expected now, but concrete plans for the Grand Prix. "These will remain in relation to the spectator to be seen," said the SPD politician submit.

With the confirmation of a further three Grand Prix, the series comes closer to its target of 15 to 18 Grand Prix this year a whole piece. A total of 13 races are now scheduled. "We are pleased that we continue to make strong progress in making our plans for the season 2020 final", was the formula 1 chief Chase Carey is quoted in a message.

On the short-term cancellation of the season start in Melbourne in mid-March, a nearly four-month forced break was followed. At the beginning of July, the formula 1 started in the emergency mode, and has held since then, three world Cup races in Austria and Hungary.

the next two races in the British Silverstone will follow. In addition, performances in Barcelona, Spa-Francorchamps, Monza and Mugello, as well as Sochi are scheduled already fixed. The organizers in Russia also want to allow spectators. Finished the season with a guest to play in Bahrain and Abu Dhabi in December. It remains to be seen whether in November, two races in Asia can be held. Are traded in Vietnam, China and Malaysia as destinations.

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Updated Date: 24 July 2020, 17:27

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