The german army will be present during the GoPro Motorcycle Grand Prix of Germany, that is taking place from 30th of June to 2nd of July at the Sachsenring circuit, with an impressive display. The transport helicopter "Sikorsky CH-53" will be present during the GP and will be displayed in the "Sachsenkurve" turn 13 behind the grand stand T13. On friday, 30th of June the helicopter will land at its display point around 8:30 am. It will stay there and can be visited the whole day. Around 6 pm the helicopter will take off for a exploration of the event area and afterwards it will land behind turn 13 again.
The same procedure will take place also on Saturday. On Sunday, race day, the helicopter will carry between 4 and 6 sky divers from the German army and will drop them off around 10:20 am in 1000 meters height. The sky divers will land in turn 1 shortly afterwards and shortly before the races start. Then the helicopter will go back to its base.
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Live-music, rider presentation and more at the event hall near the main entrance
As every year the action at the racetrack is not the only action taking place at the Sachsenring circuit. As soon as the engines are silent, the parties around the track start.
One of the locations is the event hall near the main entrance (at the bottom of the circuit). Friday and Saturday numerous fans will be awaited there to celebrate the most special weekend of the year. The entry is for free!
Also in 2017 the big “Sachsenring-Party” will be powered by the official radio-partner of the promoter, MDR JUMP. The program will be organised for the second time in a row by the event management partner “Krauß Event” from nearby Zwickau and they have prepared a great program for the fans from everywhere around the world.
On Friday, 30th of June 2017 the German Schlager music icon Jürgen Drews will be the centre of attention. Beginning at 9 pm the “king of Mallorca” will perform his well-known songs in the event hall. The German is still very active with his 70 years of age and spreads his summer vibes through the evening.
Supporting him will be an all ladies band called “Midnight Ladies”. The six women from Bavaria received the award “artists of the year” in the section “woman band” and will not only flatter your ears, but also your eyes. They start the evening at 7:45 pm and will perform again after Jürgen Drews has done his party act around 10 pm.
On Saturday, 1st of July the legendary rider presentation will start at 7:30 pm as every year. Also this year many top-class riders have announce their participation and also the iconic presenter Edgar Mielke will present the rider presentation together with our well known track speaker Bernd Fulk. After the rider presentation, the local party-band “SK5” will play their wide range of songs.
At the fairground opposite of the main entrance to the circuit Red Bull will host the Red Bull Fan-Village together with the promoter of the event, SRM and the restautant “Parkschänke” (restaurant from Limbach-Oberfrohna).
On Friday, 30th of June and Saturday, 1st of July 2017 many event highlights are waiting for the spectators of the GoPro Motorcycle Grand Prix of Germany to be a part of them. The Red Bull Fan-Village opens every day at 1 pm. Every day at 3 pm there is an autograph session with the FMX athletes who can be seen three times each day with their incredible FMX-Show near the event stage.
On Friday at around 4 pm the famous tuning master Sidney Hoffmann will hand over a brand newly tuned paddock scooter to Marc Marquez, afterwards both will be in an autograph session at the event stage, this is narrated by Alex Hofmann.
The music starts on Friday, 30th of June with the band “Subbotnik” at 5:30 pm. Afterwards the DJs “DIA Plattenpussys” will start their music mix and the highlight of the day will be the performance of the most successful German DJ-couple of last year “Stereoact”. The evening starts and finishes with Red bull wonder-boy “DJ Alex Freizeit”.
On Saturday the day starts with the screening of the KTM-documentary “KTM goes MotoGP”. Following the screening will be a talk show at the event stage, which is narrated by MotoGP-expert Alex Hofmann. Guests are KTM-MotoGP Team manager Mike Leitner and both of KTM’s MotoGP-pilots Bradley Smith and Pol Espargaró.
The music starts at 6 pm with the German rock band “Brett”. Around 8 pm the rock legends of AC/DC will fire up the stage with one of Germany’s best AC/DC cover bands “Bellbreaker”. The show will stop for a little FMX-Show interruption and continues around 10 pm until midnight. DJ Stephan Amount will close the night.
One of the highlights of the Red Bull Fan-Village is the “Red Bull Tuning Station” in the ambience of the Red Bull Airrace. This is the place where tuning master Sidney Hoffmann has his “pimp-station” and also the FMX athletes will have their paddock there. In the lounge area you can relax and have an ice-cooled Red Bull. You can go on a Wheelie-Simulator there or you use the Selfie-Tower for an unforgettable picture which you can also print on the unique Red Bull can that you can take home with you not to forget this incredible weekend at the Sachsenring circuit.
This is your chance! You can now purchase online your personal locker (with Volt plug) for the GoPro Motorcycle Grand Prix of Germany.
Click on the picture beside to go to the website where you can pre-book your locker at the Sachsenring circuit. Prices can be found on the website.
You can also rent the locker once you are at the Sachsenring, prices vary. Or you get further information at www.carderobe.com
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