The Hockenheim circuit was constructed in 1939 as a fastest test circuit for Mercedes-Benz who wanted a site to trial for the Tripoli Grand Prix. The unique circuit was approximately 8 kilometres in length and was shaped of two extended bent straights with a lengthy curve at each end.
Grosser Preis Santander Von Deutschland 2009 Circuit
|Satander Von Deutschland Grand Prix Nürburgring Race information|
|Satander Von Deutschland Grand Prix Laps||60|
|Satander Von Deutschland Grand Prix Circuit length||5.148 km (3.199 mi)|
|Satander Von Deutschland Grand Prix Race length||308.863 km (191.919 mi)|
|Satander Von Deutschland Grand Prix Number of times held||70|
|Satander Von Deutschland Grand Prix First held||1926|
|Satander Von Deutschland Grand Prix Last held||2008|
|Satander Von Deutschland Grand Prix Most wins (drivers)||Rudolf Caracciola (6)|
|Satander Von Deutschland Grand Prix Most wins (constructors)||Ferrari (19)|
|Satander Von Deutschland Grand Prix Last race (2008):|
|Satander Von Deutschland Grand Prix Pole position||Lewis Hamilton
|Satander Von Deutschland Grand Prix Podium||1. Lewis Hamilton
1h 31m 20.874s
2. Nelson Piquet, Jr.
3. Felipe Massa
|Satander Von Deutschland Grand Prix Fastest lap||Nick Heidfeld
While war shattered out the structure was cut short and in the post-war Germany the Nurburgring became the site for Formula One, with Hockenheim hosting some minor incidents. After a sketch to construct an Autobahn throughout the circuit was accepted, the government provided Hockenheim with a big amount in manner of recompense. This cash was used to construct a latest track, the at the present eminent Hockenheim track which cut through the woodland previous to looping into the amazing arena sector about which big show offs were put up.
In 1968, Hockenheim beat the have top billing while Jim Clark was slay there in an F2 race contest. Yet, Formula One moved toward to the circuit in 1970 as the Nurburgring was rapidly fetching out-of-date. One time, the Nurburgring had been modernized but the game come back present, parting Hockenheim with nationwide and F2 happenings.
In 1976, Niki Lauda endured terrible flames at the Nurburgring and from that spot on Hockenheim became the residence of the German Grand Prix. In 1980, Patrick Depailler was slaughtered in examining at the circuit, and a chicane was place in to divide the fast Outcurve. Didier Pironi endured dreadful wounds to his legs in a mishap in 1982, while Patrick Tambay carries the Ferrari team a few solace with a succeed that weekend.
From the time when the first appearance of Michael Schumacher, the German Grand Prix at Hockenheim has been one of the most full of ambiance events of the period, the sound in the arena segment being rather noisy at period. In 2002, the extensive scampers through the woodland were complete away with and the outline of the circuit was greatly customized. In spite of outlooks that it had omitted a few of its nature, the earliest event at the latest circuit, in 2002, was believed a vast achievement and has stayed a standard facets on the Formula One schedule ever since.
There are 67 Laps in the Circuit. The Track length is 4.574 km. The distance of the Race is 306.458 km. The Record Time of the Lap is 1:13.780 finished by K. Raikkonen in 2004.
The Santander Von Deutschland Grand Prix Formula One Race will be commenced on Sunday, 19th July, 2009.