At the second stop we will get a taste of formula one. Dr. Karl-Josef Schmidt, the business manager of Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg, will give a lecture. Then we have lunch at the famous „Südkurve“ of Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg.
Three things have made Hockenheim famous: Cigars, asparagus, and foremost its race track. In 1930, when Ernst Christ, a young citizen of Hockenheim, pursued the idea of founding a race track in his native town, no one was able to imagine the significance it would later have. Hockenheim’s council with mayor Philipp Klein promised its support for the race track project. An extensive construction began on March 23, 1932. The “First Motorcycle Race” in Hockenheim on May 29, 1932, showed that more than just a dream was coming true. The rise of the small town of Hockenheim began, for soon the name was known throughout the world.
During the last 76 years the track of the Hockenheimring was extended and modernized several times. Because of these sustainable measurements the today so called “Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg“ is still one of the most famous race tracks in the world. Homepage: http://www.hockenheimring.com/