F1 German Grand Prix became part of the Formula 1 World Championship in 1951. Organized by the Automobile Club of Germany, the venue has witnessed the demonstration of the skills of many a great driver since its inception. Drivers of the likes of Michael Schumacher and Ayrton Senna have entertained viewers with their exploits. German Grand Prix at Hockenheim has been one of the most atmospheric races in Formula One.
Hockenheim and Nurburgring circuits which have been hosting F1 German Grand Prix are both known for atmospheric experience. Get informed here about Formula 1 German GP.
German Grand Prix
|Circuit length||4.574 km (2.842 mi)|
|Race length||306.458 km (190.433 mi)|
|Most wins (drivers)||Rudolf Caracciola (6)|
|Most wins (constructors)||Ferrari (19)|
|Lap record||1:13.780 - K Raikkonen (2004)|
German Grand Prix has been shared for long between Hockenheim and Nurburgring circuits. Hockenheim circuit veers through the forest before looping into the wonderful stadium section around which large grandstands have been built. However, after Niki Lauda suffered horrific burns at the Nurburgring in 1976, most of the races have been hosted by Hockenheim.
Drivers with Multiple Wins
|Michael Schumacher||1995, 2002, 2004, 2006|
|Juan Manuel Fangio||1954, 1956, 1957|
|Jackie Stewart||1968, 1971, 1973|
|Nelson Piquet||1981, 1986, 1987|
|Ayrton Senna||1988, 1989, 1990|
|Alberto Ascari||1951, 1952|
|Tony Brooks||1958, 1959|
|John Surtees||1963, 1964|
|Jacky Ickx||1969, 1972|
|Nigel Mansell||1991, 1992|
|Alain Prost||1984, 1993|
|Gerhard Berger||1994, 1997|