1000 km Hockenheim on 31 of March 2018
The 43rd edition of the long-distance classic race for motorcycles will start on Holy Saturday at the Hockenheimring
The drivers of fast motorcycles now face this enormous distance of 1000 kilometers for the 43rd time at the Hockenheimring. On Holy Saturday, 31 of March 2018 another 75 teams, each with up to three professional or amateur riders, will fight for 219 laps to win the oldest endurance race in Germany.
The season of the official motorcycle sport in Germany and thus also this year's German Endurance Cup (DLC) of the German Motorsport Federation (DMSB) traditionally begins with the start of the engines (LeMans start) during this event.
The already legendary event consists of 2 parts: a qualifying session and the race over 219 laps. At the spectacular LeMans start, the drivers sprint to the motorcycles on the other side of the track, start their engines and start the race. Characteristic of this German motorcycle sports: Almost all motorcycle classes and drivers come together during one day in one race. The crowning finale of this race is the award ceremony on the roof of the boxes in the evening.
Viewers can follow the race via the Internet with live commentary and results service all day long.
More information can be found at: www.1000km-hockenheim.de