Formula One Boss Carey fights for Hockenheim

The signs are multiplying that formula 1 2019 may be making stops again in Germany.

We are fighting for it. Hockenheim is an important route, Germany as an automobile nation with a large fan base is an important country for us. The backdrop at the Motodrome was impressive. And yes, of course we want Formula One to continue to grow with you,”Formula One boss Chase Carey told the”Sports Image”.

However, the American once again pointed out the complicated financing. You need’partners who are committed to a race and support it. This is what we are working on,”said the 64-year-old.

On the edge of the race at the end of July in Hockenheim, the Formula One leadership met with representatives of the AvD and ADAC automobile clubs. Federal Minister of Transport Andreas Scheuer was also present in Hockenheim and signalled his support within his means. The economy could also help finance the race.

No state support

According to the expired contract Hockenheim formula 1 paid an entry day of around 15 million euros per race.

Hockenheimring boss Georg Seiler had repeatedly explained, for formula 1, do not want to take any more financial risk in the future. With 71.000 spectators this year Hockenheim announced the best visit on race day since 2005.

Only in Germany, Austria and the United Kingdom there is currently no state support for the respective Grand Prix. In some of the other 18-locations, the entry bonus (up to fifty million euros per race) is partially borne entirely by the State.