After the Capricorn deal fell through, a new owner for the German grand prix venue at the Nurburgring has already been found.
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The fabled Nurburgring is set to ramp up its presence on the F1 calendar.
Currently, the circuit and another German venue, Hockenheim, annually alternate a single spot on the sport’s schedule. But earlier this year, the insolvent Nurburgring secured its future when it was sold to a Dusseldorf automotive group called Capricorn.
“Sure he can do it” – Schumacher
Sebastian Vettel has played down any suggestion he has set as a career target his friend and mentor Michael Schumacher’s record of seven world titles and 91 wins. At the weekend in Dusseldorf, the pair duly won their fifth consecutive ‘Nation’s Cup’ crown at the Race of Champions.
Sebastian Vettel has revealed he wants to enjoy a quieter coronation one year after becoming world champion for the first time in 2010.
On the sidelines of the Race of Champions event in Dusseldorf, a reporter for the German news agency SID heard the Red Bull driver admit he was too busy with media and sponsor commitments after winning his first title a year ago.
Practice gets under way ahead of Saturday’s ROC Nations Cup and Sunday’s Race Of Champions
A fifth consecutive ROC Nations Cup victory is “not the only target” for seven-time Formula 1 world champion Michael Schumacher. Last year’s surprise Champion of Champions Filipe Albuquerque declares the lesson from 2010 is to “Never underestimate anyone…”
Timo Glock insists he is as good as his countryman and F1 rival Sebastian Vettel — and now he has a chance to prove it.
The Germans will be among the stars at the Race of Champions event this weekend in Dusseldorf, facing off at the wheel of identical cars. Ahead of the event, Virgin/Marussia driver Glock was asked how determined he is to beat back-to-back world champion Vettel.
Reigning Formula 1 world champion Sebastian Vettel ‘can’t wait’ for the Race Of Champions on December 3-4
The young motorsport superstar has urged race fans to come along for an ‘unforgettable experience’ at Düsseldorf’s ESPRIT arena this weekend. Vettel will race alongside Michael Schumacher for Team Germany as they bid for a record fifth ROC Nations Cup win in front of their home crowd.
Seven-time Formula 1 world champion Michael Schumacher is revved up and ready for the Race Of Champions on December 3-4
The German motor sport legend declares race fans have ‘nowhere else to be’ but Düsseldorf’s ESPRIT arena this weekend. Schumacher will partner Sebastian Vettel for Team Germany as they bid for a record fifth ROC Nations Cup win in front of their home crowd.
Multiple Formula 1 grand prix winner David Coulthard will compete against a star-studded field at December’s Race Of Champions
Coulthard won a total of 13 F1 grands prix, finishing no less than five times in the world championship top three in over a decade at the top. The Scotsman, who now commentates for the BBC and competes in DTM, joins three F1 world champions in the field for ROC 2011 in Düsseldorf.
Russian Formula 1 star Vitaly Petrov has signed up to compete at the 2011 Race Of Champions in Düsseldorf
Petrov, who races for the Lotus Renault GP team, will become the first driver from Eastern Europe to compete at the event. The Russian joins a star-studded field that includes three F1 world champions for ROC 2011 at Düsseldorf’s ESPRIT arena on December 3-4.
“Final scans for the head done today, no problems”
Heikki Kovalainen will spend another week recovering from a head injury sustained recently. The Lotus driver was ordered to bed early last week after medical checks showed he suffered a heavy concussion when he crashed an Audi R8 during the Race of Champions event in Dusseldorf.