F1 » Nurburgring 'cannot afford' to host 2013 grand prix


Nurburgring officials insist that there will be no German GP in the Eifel region without a cut in its annual hosting fee.

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Geno - USA - Unregistered

August 08, 2012 3:50 PM

Bernie has bankrupted quite a few racetracks over the years. Here is a short list: Nring, Indy, Donningham, Paul Ricard... Watch this space as his fees put tracks all over the world into financial trouble. Next up: Austin.

JOHN - Unregistered

August 08, 2012 10:20 PM

Nobody has the money 'cept Bernie and his bunch of cronies. To see the stories of how Bernies daughters live is ample proof that those who run F1 do not live on a planet called Earth.

Mark _

August 09, 2012 12:10 AM

It says a lot when the country with the reigning double WDC can't afford the fees. Perhaps the races at the traditional countries should be run and promoted by FOM. Just pay the track rental fee and let FOM get the gate money.

Geno - USA - Unregistered

August 09, 2012 6:49 AM

You are correct, Rob01. If the track owners (and some regional governments) were smart they would tell Bernie to get bent. He lures them in with their own greed and then kills them with a thousand cuts.

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