In order to fatten the 2020 Formula One race calendar, reorganized due to the coronavirus epidemic, previously dropped / unlikely venues have also been added to the schedule, such as the Eifel Grand Prix at the Nürburgring, which has not been in the racing circus since 2013 over the weekend.

Due to the time of the beginning of October, more precisely the weather, several people expressed their concern in advance, which has been confirmed so far, the first free practice had to be blown up due to the cold, rainy and mostly foggy weather – the rescue helicopter could not take off. conditions are expected.

British Sky Sports asked Haas team boss Günther Steiner if the October Nürburgring race schedule was wrong.

“I wouldn’t call it a mistake. This year, nothing is wrong. Keeping any race is a success. Do not look at the teeth of a gift horse, as they say. Something had to be brought under the roof, that was the best option, ”he defended the decision.

“And this is not the first time we have seen such weather. Who cares if it gets a little better tomorrow, it will rain on Sunday? I think any race this year will be a small win at any time, ”he continued.