Schumi, Vettel, RTL: Like formula-1-Germany as a location from the Boom in the crisis drifted

From the best-selling discontinued model: Unrestrained of the formula-1-Germany as a location for a deep caesura in the opposite controls. After saying goodbye

Schumi, Vettel, RTL: Like formula-1-Germany as a location from the Boom in the crisis drifted

From the best-selling discontinued model: Unrestrained of the formula-1-Germany as a location for a deep caesura in the opposite controls. After saying goodbye to Sebastian Vettel at Ferrari in 2021 could be for the first time after 30 years again, no German Pilot in the racing series.

And, by the announced exit of RTL, the king class of motor sport, then disappears after three decades largely out of the free-to-air television. The Boom times are long gone, now the formula 1 could drive the car back into the niche.

In the Schumacher Boom not looked at RTL over ten million

"It would be the first sport that it is, for a time, a bit heavier, which is the passage of time," said the former Grand Prix winner Ralf Schumacher. The 44-Year-old is likely to think to the Tennis that was released in Germany already for a long time on the fat years with Boris Becker, Steffi Graf and Michael Stich.

Schumacher himself was long part of the Golden formula-1-Era - and it was always in the shadow of brother Michael, the world record holder for the Superstar ascent. imago images/Laci Perenyi Spain 2002: RTL-Reporter Kai Ebel in an interview with the Schumacher brothers, Ralf (M.) and Michael (R)

was Closely associated with the heyday with the horsepower spectacle in the case of RTL, the moved at the height of the Schumacher-Era average of more than ten million Germans on Sunday in front of the TV. As for the dazzling and sometimes a little mistaken, the Grand Prix circus, it brought a Pit-lane Reporter Kai Ebel in the most brightly colored Outfit to your TV-duration burner.

"This dedication that Michael has been given and also in the interest of our reporting has shown that The dimensions in which it is not triggered again and the give it surely never again will we"" said the long-standing RTL-presenter Florian König in the "süddeutsche Zeitung".

climate protection and electro-mobility to get the formula 1, a

and over. With a couple of Ghost race in the at the 5. July in Austria, beginning Notsaison takes RTL farewell to the former ratings hit.

"of Course, what's missing. RTL and formula 1 has, of course, heard together for a long time," said Ralf Schumacher, who analyzed, in the meantime, as an expert in Sky the series. The station will broadcast formula 1 from next year exclusive pay-TV, with only four races to broadcast Sky free-to-air. imago images/the power of two formula 1: a more expensive fun

Also on German race tracks will no longer see the Fans of the formula 1 to a total of 78 guest play so soon. The high level of commencement fees for the race series in Hockenheim or on the Nürburgring, not Ticket revenue to commit. "Formula 1 has become a pale Image," said Jochen Mass.

The 73-Year-old denied even 105 Grand Prix, one was in a sports car Michael Schumacher "driving instructor" and experienced as a Co-commentator on the RTL-early years. Him had been clear, "that the Whole must at some point experience a break-in," said Mass.

In Vettel's first championship year, seven German drivers

drove "The attitude towards the car has changed in the Public. It is relatively difficult to sell it to the people still sympathetic," said Mass, the abgeflaute formula-1-enthusiasm of the audience in Germany and to a reduction in the willingness for donors to invest in the expensive Sport and the young. The big topics of climate protection and electro-mobility have already obtained the formula 1.

This is also recognized by the former head of Mercedes Motorsport Norbert Haug. imago images/Motorsport Images the formula was once... German Nico Rosberg to Sebastian Vettel

"Maybe it also has to do with a country extremely driven campaign against the car," said the 67-Year-old and added with nostalgia: "I remember with joy the times when German drivers like Schumacher, Vettel and Nico Rosberg in two decades, twelve world champion titles collected, and the world Germany is admired for, as well as for to be with the Mercedes silver arrow the bar for all the others."

ten years Ago, Haug was still in the midst of this success story. Mercedes returned with a factory team in the formula 1, Michael Schumacher in the silver arrow was a sensational Comeback. Phase way with a drove of seven German - and at the end of the season Vettel clinched the first of his four world titles. In June 2020, the future of Vettel's is completely uncertain, a formula-1-time-out, or even a definitive withdrawal is quite likely.

Mick and David Schumacher carry German hopes

The space Agency could in the medium term, to fill a Schumacher. With this name, the greatest hopes of the German Fans and Motorsport marketers connect more.

Michael Schumacher's son Mick is considered to be the next German contenders for a formula 1 Cockpit. The 21 must prevail Year but only once in the formula 2. "The opportunities are there, the Talent is there, now you have to do is wait and see the results come," said his uncle Ralf Schumacher. imago images/Pakusch, David (left) and his Cousin Mick Schumacher

in Total, but had been neglected the work of young people in the German Motorsport "a bit longer", and criticised Schumacher. This condition could be exacerbated by the corona crisis, as the automotive industry is struggling with sales losses. "When a Board must decide, I people need to dismiss me or a formula-1-make project, then it is not an easy decision," said Schumacher.

at Least, the Schumacher family continues, however, more fully on the map of Motorsport. Mick should stay the big breakthrough, however, failed, is because Ralf Schumacher's son, David. The 19-Year-old has already made it to formula 3, with drove recently, even in the virtual formula-1-series, and considered by some experts to be a bit more talented than his Cousin.

And so could a new formula 1-the upswing in Germany, a Schumacher hang.

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Updated Date: 25 June 2020, 02:26

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