Nürburgring (new, 1984-present) articles on F1 Fanatic archive
Nurburgring to host German Grand Prix in 2013 31st January 2013, 13:18
The location of this year’s German Grand Prix has been confirmed as the Nurburgring.
Hockenheim returns to 2010 F1 calendar 30th September 2009, 23:54
The Hockenheimring is expected to return to the 2010 F1 calendar. The circuit claims a financial rescue package has been agreed and it will continue to share the German Grand Prix with the Nurburgring. According to the circuit’s website the event will remain at the venue until 2018. There had previously been talking about the [...]
Nurburgring gets ‘F1 engine journey’ 17th August 2009, 23:43
I was curious when I learned a British company was building an exhibit allowing people to walk through a model of an F1 engine. Unfortunately for me – but luckily for German F1 fans – it’s being built at the Nurburgring. Part of the Ring Werk museum, the exhibit was built by EDM. Here’s what [...]
The state of the 2010 F1 calendar 3rd June 2009, 7:00
With so much attention focused on which teams might be racing in F1 in 2010, less is being said about what circuits might feature on the world championship calendar. Many circuits are facing pressure from falling audiences and Bernie Ecclestone’s unrelentingly high prices. There is significant doubt over the planned races at Hockenheim, Fuji and [...]
Tyre compounds for next four races 26th April 2009, 9:01
Bridgestone has announced what tyres the teams will used at the Monaco, Turkish, British and German Grands Prix. At Monaco the tyre supplier will break with its 2009 policy of using tyres that are two stages apart, bringing the soft and super-soft compounds as it did in 2008. It will revert to type at Istanbul [...]
Ten ways to pick an F1 race to visit 20th February 2009, 11:00
With the 2009 F1 season almost upon us fans will be sorting out their plans to go to a Grand Prix. So how do you go about picking which race to go to? Here are ten ways to help make up your mind.
2009 F1 tracks compared 17th February 2009, 11:00
After looking at the 2009 F1 cars from various angles many people have remarked on how different many of the designs are. But if we take a look at the circuits alongside one another it seems F1 tracks are becoming increasingly similar.
How Hermann Tilke conquered the F1 calendar, 1996-2009 (Video) 5th February 2009, 7:00
Yesterday’s discussion about a potential Rome Grand Prix circuit turned into a debate about Hermann Tilke’s abilities as an F1 track designer. Daniel put forward the case for the prosecution: Why do they still get this guy to build tracks? Every track he has designed is boring. With all the new tracks that have appeared [...]
Did you go to a race in 2008? 19th December 2008, 7:00
Did you visit a Grand Prix in 2008? If so, please take a moment to share your opinions about the experience with other fans who’ve been to the same venues:
2009 F1 calendar shortened 5th November 2008, 14:17
The FIA has published an updated 2009 F1 calendar. The Chinese Grand Prix is now the third round instead of the 15th, and will be held in April. This means F1 will have visited the circuit twice within seven months, and next year’s Grand Prix may see different climactic conditions to what we have been [...]