Hockenheim confirms no grand prix in 2017
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NOVEMBER 25, 2016

Hockenheim confirms no grand prix in 2017

Hockenheim boss Georg Seiler has confirmed reports the German grand prix will drop off the 2017 calendar.

Reports said that because a race deal could not be struck for 2017, Hockenheim will go and next year's calendar will shrink to 20 grands prix.

Seiler confirmed: "We have noted that a formula one event for Germany is no longer on the 2017 calendar.

"This is regrettable, but not surprising since a date was only reserved and there was no contract for the Hockenheimring."

The circuit chief continued: "There was no offer in which all economic risks were excluded, which was always our condition to be a possible venue for 2017."

(GMM)

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