F1 circuits need a change of attitude

F1 circuits need a change of attitude

The loss of the German Grand Prix shows how some circuits have failed to adapt to the changing sporting landscape. LAWRENCE BARRETTO looks at who is getting it right, and who has fallen behind

When the German Grand Prix was dropped from the Formula 1 calendar last week, it was proof that a rich heritage in the sport means precious little these days.

Germany has hosted an F1 race every year since 1960, with only two nations - Britain and Italy - having held more. And for 12 years between 1995 and 2006, the country even hosted two in one season, at Hockenheim and the Nurburgring.

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