It was built in 1932 and was originally triangular in shape and amidst a continual evolution, adopted its current configuration in 2002.
Although the 4.574-kilometreGrand Prix Circuit removes much of Hockenheim’s original layout, the track still offers close competition and has earned a place as one of Germany’s premier circuits.
Despite being virtually flat, it takes drivers on a white-knuckle ride around the Baden-Württemberg region as pilots test their courage to maximise lap time at unstoppable speed.
Turn One demands bravery, while a hard step on the brakes is required on the high-speed approach to Turn Six’s hairpin, the track comes to life in Sector Three.
Germany loves motorsport, and with fans congregating in grandstands from Turns 12-16, the final part of the lap is always an atmospheric, passionate race to the line.