Tag Archive: German Grand Prix

Jul 28

Formula One teams German Grand Prix preview

German Grand Prix Formula One preview

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Hockenheim. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 19

German Grand Prix selected sets per driver

German Grand Prix: July 29 – 31, 2016

2016-07-19 - Pirelli - German Grand Prix selected sets per driver The FIA communicated to Pirelli each team’s tyre choices for the forthcoming German Grand Prix (Hockenheim 29-31 July).

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Jun 15

#F1isBACK: Up to 90 euros anniversary reduction on Hockenheim Formula 1 tickets

Home race for Silver Arrows: The German Grand Prix is returning to the Hockenheimring, 29th – 31st July 2016

2016-06-11_48182 Stuttgart: #F1isBACK! Silver Arrows drivers Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton will line up for one of the home races of MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS at the Hockenheimring from 29th to 31st July 2016. To mark the 90th anniversary of the German Grand Prix, Mercedes-Benz will give all fans up to 90 euros discount off the normal ticket price for seats in the Mercedes grandstand. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 14

German MotoGP™ debrief with Shinji Aoki

This year’s German Grand Prix saw Marquez beat all of the circuit records

MotoGP logo For the third successive year the German Grand Prix was won by Repsol Honda Team’s Marc Marquez who took a comfortable victory over teammate Dani Pedrosa and Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi who crossed the finish line in second and third place respectively. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 12

Marquez completes dominant weekend with a sixth successive win at Sachsenring

Round 9: German MotoGP™ – Race

MotoGP - Marc Marquez - Repsol Honda Team - German MotoGP race winner Repsol Honda Team’s Marc Marquez signed off a dominant weekend at Sachsenring by winning today’s German Grand Prix ahead of teammate Dani Pedrosa, the two-time MotoGP™ World Champion extending his run of success at the German circuit to six successive victories. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 11

Marquez obliterates Sachsenring lap record to take pole position at the German Grand prix

Round 9: German MotoGP™ – Qualifying

MotoGP - Marc Marquez - Repsol Honda Team - German MotoGP QP2 Marc Marquez is on track to extend Repsol Honda Team’s run of five consecutive premier-class victories at the German Grand Prix after the reigning MotoGP™ World Champion smashed his own Sachsenring Circuit Best Lap record by a staggering 0.601 seconds.

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Jul 10

Marquez resumes Sachsenring domination by topping German Grand Prix practice

Round 9: German MotoGP™ – Free Practice 1&2

MotoGP - Marc Marquez- Repsol Honda Team - German MotoGP FP1 At a circuit where he hasn’t been beaten for the last five seasons, Repsol Honda Team’s Marc Marquez continued his fine form at Sachsenring by topping the timesheets in Friday’s free practice sessions at the German Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 31

Russian billionaire buys Nurburgring

After the Capricorn deal fell through, a new owner for the German grand prix venue at the Nurburgring has already been found.

Nurburgring Until recently, the embattled Nurburgring’s buyer was the Dusseldorf automotive company Capricorn, whose chief Robertino Wild failed to make the second due instalment payment. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 24

Final conclusions concerning the brake disc of Lewis Hamilton/Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team used in qualifying at the 2014 German Grand Prix

First of all, both parties can now confirm that the quality of the disc material was not a contributory factor.

2014-07-18_0888 - Mercedes AMG Petronas - Germany - Lewis Hamilton Following extensive joint analysis of the previously unseen failure mode experienced by Lewis Hamilton during Q1 at the German Grand Prix, Brembo and Mercedes AMG Petronas have reached definitive conclusions concerning the cause of the failure. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 21

New Nurburgring owner misses payment due date

The Nurburgring’s sale has hit a fork in the road.

Nurburgring logo In March, the financially embattled German grand prix host was bought for a reported EUR 77 million by a Dusseldorf based automotive group called Capricorn. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 26

Zetsche wants Ecclestone to give up F1 marketing

At the height of the Michael Schumacher era, Hockenheim was a capacity-filled hotbed of German passion.

2014-07-20_0929 - Mercedes AMG Petronas - Germany - Toto Wolff - Niki Lauda - Dr Dieter Zetsche Dieter Zetsche, the chairman of Mercedes parent Daimler, has pointed the finger at Bernie Ecclestone in the wake of the unpopular German grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 25

Analysis of the brake disc of Lewis Hamilton/MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS F1 Team used in qualifying at the 2014 German Grand Prix

Mercedes sticking with Brembo despite failure

Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Brembo Analysis of the brake disc of Lewis Hamilton/Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team used in qualifying at the 2014 German Grand Prix Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 24

Verstappen chooses Mercedes over Red Bull – report

The report said Verstappen jr hopes to make the move to the F1 feeder category GP2 for 2015

F3 - Max Verstappen Max Verstappen has turned down an offer from reigning world champions Red Bull as he turns onto the road to formula one. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 22

Vettel blamed for turning off Hockenheim crowd

Or maybe the German fans listened to their reigning world champion.

2014-06-07_0952 World champion Sebastian Vettel is copping some of the blame for the small crowd at Hockenheim last weekend. After buzzing atmospheres and big crowds in Canada, Austria and Silverstone, the empty seats for the German grand prix were conspicuous. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 22

‘Fric’ storm exits F1 with a whimper

As quickly as the ‘Fric’ storm swept into the paddock, it left with barely a whimper.

2014-06-08_1055 “It changed nothing,” said Niki Lauda, chairman of the Mercedes team that supposedly would suffer most from the effective banning of the suspension technology. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 21

Rivals considered protesting Hamilton brake switch

Two top teams have admitted they considered lodging a protest against Mercedes at the German grand prix.

Lewis Hamilton - photo Getty Images With the ‘Fric’ controversy now in the past, the issue that rankled behind closed doors at Ferrari and Red Bull followed Lewis Hamilton’s qualifying crash. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 21

Hamilton sensed a safety car conspiracy

A safety car would have ended championship leader Nico Rosberg’s huge race lead.

2014-07-18 - Mercedes AMG Petronas - Germany - Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton (13) Euphoric at Silverstone two weeks ago when he pulled the gap back to just 4 points, Lewis Hamilton’s mood dimmed once again on Sunday as he deficit blew back out to 14. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 21

Alonso urges Raikkonen to ‘improve’

Fernando Alonso has urged teammate Kimi Raikkonen to “improve”.

2014-06-08_0574 Spaniard Alonso has utterly dominated his fellow former champion at Ferrari since the Finn returned to the Maranello team for 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 21

F1 left to muse reasons for small Hockenheim crowd

Elsewhere in Germany on Sunday, the Nurburgring hosted an event called the ‘Truck Grand Prix’.

2014-07-18 - Mercedes AMG Petronas - Germany - Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton (16) Watching the unwieldy trucks from the grandstands were about 100,000 excited spectators — about twice the size of the crowd that gathered at Hockenheim for the 2014 German grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 20

Formula One teams German Grand Prix race report

German Grand Prix Formula One race report

150x80-flagworldf1 Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers at Hockenheim. Read the rest of this entry »

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