F1: Hockenheim Set for an Injection of ú16m
German Grand Prix venue Hockenheim is to undergo a ú16m upgrade. The mayor of Hockenheim and president of the circuit's shareholders, Gustav Schrank, announced proposals to alter the layout of the Formula 1 race track. A major change to the 2.5km circuit will include the replacement of two long straights. Other changes will feature an increase in spectator capacity from 75,000 to 100,000.