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"Howfar from the city is Hockenheim ring? Is negar the formula 1 ring a place to park a camping car? Is there a camping platz nearby? Thanks for your co-operation. Best Regards Ana Paula Gonçalves " (posted 05/16/2016)

Yes, in Hockenheim there are around the ring a large number of campsites!
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"Is there public transport to the Hockenheimring? What is the price of taxis? Thank you!" (posted 07/04/2016)

The prices for a taxi I do not know, but there are private shuttle services. We had 2 years ago a shuttle for guests to Hockenheim race organized on: www.pcs-hd.de this shuttle service, we have also organized several times already for trips to the airport for guests. Very elegant good black limousines very polite driver in a dark suit, if desired also English speaking. Can be requested directly through the website of PCS. Here below the information regarding bus ride to Motodrom from the website of the Hockenheimring: Public Transportation Hockenheim is conveniently from Karlsruhe and Mannheim accessible by train. From the station operates to designated major events, a shuttle bus to the Hockenheimring. At the foot of the ring can be reached in about 30 minutes from the station. but you can also take the city bus and get off at the stop Waldstr./Friedhof (Weekdays except Sun., Saturdays until 14.00). From here there are still about 500 meters up to the ring. Here is a copy of the timetable of RNV Heidelberg Hauptbahnhof to Hockenheim Station within about 1 hour drive time: 09:08 Getting in Heidelberg, Hauptbahnhof in BusRhein Neckar Bus717 direction Speyer, Domplatz 53 min View> Notes 10:01 Disembarking at Hockenheim , Bahnhof, achieved target. Sincerely Beate Berger
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    Hockenheimring

    The About this sound Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg is a motorsport race track situated near the town of Hockenheim in Baden-Württemberg, Germany, located on Bertha Benz Memorial Route. Amongst other motor racing events, it biennially hosts the Formula One German Grand Prix, with the most recent being in 2012. Situated in the Rhine valley, the circuit is almost completely flat, with very little change in elevation.



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Hockenheim is a German city in northwest Baden-Württemberg, about 20 km south of Mannheim (Mannheim vacation rentals | Mannheim travel guide). Hockenheim is located on Bertha Benz Memorial Route.

Hockenheim is one of the six largest towns in the Rhein-Neckar-Kreis district. In 1999, the number of inhabitants exceeded the 20,000 threshold, thus in 2001, the Hockenheim government agreed upon a central administrative body with neighbouring municipalities Altlußheim, Neulußheim and Reilingen. It is twinned with the French town of Commercy and the American city of Mooresville.

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The Hockenheimring, a grand prix race course built in 1932, has become the home of the Formula One German Grand Prix. It hosted its first F1 event in 1970, and has hosted the event 28 times in the last 35 years, including every race between 1986 and 2006 .

In 1986, the motorsport museum opened at the Hockenheimring. The city's water tower, constructed in 1910 in art nouveau, is the landmark of the city. Other buildings of historical significance include the Evangelist town church, a 1906 neo-baroque by architect Hermann Behaghel; the Catholic church (1910), done in art nouveau with a high tower, by Johannes Schroth; and the old Catholic church (1817), serving as a community center today, which has a late Gothic choir tower in classical hall construction.

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Hockenheim was first mentioned in its beginnings in 769, when it was mentioned in the Lorsch (Lorsch vacation rentals | Lorsch travel guide) Codex as a deed in Ochinheim.

The cultivation of tobacco in the area resulted in the establishment of the cigar industry starting in 1860. The community grew on so much so that they ultimately received their town rights on 22 July 1895 by Grand Duke Friedrich I of Baden. The beginning of the 20th Century supplanted the asparagus cultivation hop.

Hockenheim is a German city in northwest Baden-Württemberg, about 20 km south of Mannheim. Hockenheim is located on Bertha Benz Memorial Route. Hockenheim is one of the six largest towns in the Rhein-Neckar-Kreis district.

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