Formula 1 | Horner and Wolff want to see the German Grand Prix in F1 again
Since 2019, Germany no longer has a contract with F1 for the organization of a Grand Prix. The Nürburgring organized a race during the 2020 season as part of the Covid-19, but this circuit like Hockenheim seems to have lost its chance to return to the calendar, which deplores Christian Horner, director of Red Bull.
“It’s crazy to think about it” Horner told Bild. “After all these years with Michael Schumacher and Sebastian Vettel, it’s really incredible. Germany is an important market for us and Max Verstappen shows the enthusiasm a driver can generate in a country. He is certainly comparable to Schumacher in Germany. ”
Toto Wolff joins his counterpart and rival and laments Germany’s absence from the Formula 1 calendar. The Mercedes F1 boss would like a solution to be found to return to Hockenheim or the Nürburgring.
“We need a German driver and I would also like a race in Germany” explained for his part Wolff. “We absolutely have to find a solution to this. Germany is an important market that must be preserved. »
According to Wolff, who once backed Mick Schumacher, the Haas F1 driver could be the star Germany needs to regain its Grand Prix: “He has a great personality, he is talented and fast. He just needs more time. »