|1. The Hockenheimring is situated in the Rhine valley near the town of Hockenheim in Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
2. The last time GP2 raced at the Hockenheimring was in 2014, as the German Grand Prix alternates between the Hockenheimring and the Nürburgring.
3. The Hockenheimring was built in 1932. It is famous for its “Motodrom” and its unique style creates a special atmosphere.
4. The Hockenheimring is a very fast track, hard on the engines with a high percentage of time at full throttle.
5. The track is a combination of slow sections, like the “stadium” and long straights.
6. In sector 1 engine power is very important while sector 3 focuses on slow speed and traction. Sector 2 is a combination of both.
7. The asphalt is abrasive and offers good grip.
8. In 2001 Hockenheim was almost halved by removing the long and difficult straights, which went through the Black Forest.
9. Corner 6, the hairpin, is the best opportunity for overtaking.
10. In 2014 Racing Engineering’s Stefano Coletti finished third in qualifying and won the Sprint Race.