Ecclestone: For sure there will be a 2013 German GP

Bernie Ecclestone Formula One World Championship, Rd19 United States Grand Prix, Preparations, Austin, Texas, 15 November 2012.Nov.16 (GMM) F1 chief executive Bernie Ecclestone has played down reports that Germany could fall off next year’s Formula One calendar altogether.

With the Nurburgring’s financial problems well documented, Hockenheim officials this week have said that it “certainly will beproblematic” to step in at short notice for 2013.

But  Ecclestone said: “For sure we will be in Germany in 2013.

“We do not want [to] and will not lose the race in Germany, for sure,” the Briton told the SID news agency.

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