Nurburgring chief SLAMS F1 for abandoning traditional events such as the German Grand Prix in favour of richer venues in Qatar and Saudi Arabia, insisting the track has no financial chance of hosting a race

The boss of the Nurburgring race track has hit out at Formula One for not doing enough to help stage grands prix in the sport’s traditional and more famous circuits. Although the grand prix calendar now features a record 23 races, many of the sport’s famous European venues and grands prix have faced uncertainty over their future in recent times due to financial issues in being able to host a race. We [have] no big investor in the background who wants or can spend that much money just for a Formula One race. I think that’s the biggest obstacle to a Formula One race in Germany.’. ‘We have to see: is there a way for Formula One to price the traditional racetracks differently, yes or no?

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