F1 does not have a “long-term” future at the Nurburgring, according to a regional mister.
Six F1 speedy currently from Germany, Including seven-time world champion Michael Schumacher and defending world Champion Sebastian Vettel, last weekend’s German GP reportedly ran at a loss of 13.5 million euros.
“It is not our long-term aim to keep Formula One,” Eveline Lemke, economics minister and deputy prime minister of the state of Rhineland-Palatinate, told the German Press Agency. We want other formats, want to embark on a future-orientated path.”
Lemke added that F1 racing is “not a concept for the future, and definitely not a solution for the Nurburgring. The German GP is at present alternated between the Nurburgring and Hockenheimring, which will host next year’s event.
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