Formula 1
Formula 1
03 Jul
-
05 Jul
Event finished
10 Jul
-
12 Jul
Race in
05 Hours
:
21 Minutes
:
35 Seconds
17 Jul
-
19 Jul
FP1 in
5 days
31 Jul
-
02 Aug
FP1 in
19 days
R
70th Anniversary GP
07 Aug
-
09 Aug
FP1 in
26 days
R
Spanish GP
14 Aug
-
16 Aug
FP1 in
33 days
R
Italian GP
04 Sep
-
06 Sep
FP1 in
54 days
R
Tuscany GP
11 Sep
-
13 Sep
Next event in
60 days
R
Mexican GP
30 Oct
-
01 Nov
FP1 in
110 days
R
Brazilian GP
13 Nov
-
15 Nov
FP1 in
124 days
R
Abu Dhabi GP
27 Nov
-
29 Nov
FP1 in
138 days
Motorsport.com's Prime content
Topic

Motorsport.com's Prime content

F1 doesn't need sprinklers to repeat German GP thrills

shares
comments
F1 doesn't need sprinklers to repeat German GP thrills
By:
Jul 31, 2019, 9:40 AM

The way rain spiced up the German Grand Prix harked back to Bernie Ecclestone's notorious suggestion of a sprinkler system at Formula 1 tracks. But the elements that made Hockenheim great can be replicated without 'fake rain'

When Bernie Ecclestone famously touted his plan for sprinklers to produce 'fake rain' to help spice up Formula 1 races, it didn't generate that much support either among fans or inside the paddock.

Mark Webber gave a pretty succinct response as to whether he was in favour of the idea. "No and no," declared the Australian.

Next article
The rebirth of a twice rejected F1 driver

Previous article

The rebirth of a twice rejected F1 driver

Next article

McLaren, Renault trace cause of Norris' Germany failure

McLaren, Renault trace cause of Norris' Germany failure
Load comments

About this article

Series Formula 1
Author Jonathan Noble