There is still a chance the Nurburgring will host the German grand prix as scheduled next year. With the famous circuit now in an insolvency process, an official said recently there is little chance a formula one race will be held there in 2013.
But SID news agency reports that the Nurburgring has in fact been empowered to negotiate with F1 chief executive Bernie Ecclestone
. "Now we have to make progress in the talks with Bernie Ecclestone and make a contract," said managing director Thomas Schmidt. (GMM)