Hockenheim furious as Ecclestone eyes F1 axe

Will the track be on the calendar moving forward?

Bernie Ecclestone could terminate Hockenheim’s contract, as he looks to secure the long-term future of Formula One in Germany.

Currently, Hockenheim – to host the German Grand Prix next month – annually alternates the race with the country’s other F1 venue, the fabled Nurburgring.

But it emerged this week that, following the formerly insolvent Nurburgring’s sale to a Dusseldorf group called Capricorn, the new owners are close to agreeing a contract to stage the German Grand Prix every year between 2015 and 2019.

A press release to that effect was issued by Capricorn on Tuesday.
“It is outrageous that this press release was issued,” Hockenheim boss Georg

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