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German F1 Grand Prix – Most memorable moments

Submitted by on July 18, 2014

German F1 Grand Prix momentsTen times that the German F1 Grand Prix made the motorsport world go ‘wow’.

Opening image: The Cahier Archive

If nothing else, the 2014 Formula 1 season is an excellent excuse to relive some of the incredible moments of the past, race by race. Many of the races that make up the 2014 F1 season are held on tracks with long and rich histories.

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The German F1 Grand Prix is one such piece of history. First run in 1926, it’s taken place 74 times inclusive of this weekend. Let’s take a look back at some of the more memorable races, and what it was that made them so special…

1959 – Hans Hermann’s unforgettable crash – Avus

1970 – Jochen Rindt beats Ickx – First time at Hockenheim

1976 – Niki Lauda’s fiery crash – Nurburgring

1957 – Fangio’s final victory – Nurburgring

1982 – Piquet and Salazar fight it out – Hockenheim

German F1 Grand Prix moments1986 – Running on empty, Alain Prost pushes his McLaren – Hockenheim

1994 – Jos Verstappen’s horror pit lane Fire – Hockenheim

1997 – Gerhard Berger’s emotional final victory – Hockenheim

2000 – Rubens Barrichello’s first win – Hockenheim

2001 – Luciano BurtiĀ  and Schumacher collide, Burti goes flying – Hockenheim

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