Bernie Ecclestone says Formula One must remain entertaining to be successful, saying: “All sports today are show business.”
What are Bernie Ecclestone and Felipe Massa talking about? It’s over to you to see who can supply the funniest caption for this picture.
“All of a sudden everything might be peaceful in a month’s time.”
Bernie Ecclestone has criticised FIA president Jean Todt, calling him “a poor man’s Max Mosley”.
Ecclestone says he’s “anti, anti, anti, anti moving into this small turbo four formula” in 2013.
Bernie Ecclestone wants to hold the Bahrain Grand Prix the week after the Abu Dhabi race.
“I think the teams are sensible enough even to race in Bahrain in the summer break.”
McLaren’s 2007 fine “$5 million for the offence, $95 million for Ron”.
Review of Tom Bower’s new book on Bernie Ecclestone.
Ecclestone withdrew his backing of this delayed biography.
Bernie Ecclestone blames former FIA president Max Mosley for the difficulties faced by the three new teams in 2010.
Bernie Ecclestone was taken to hospital after being mugged in London on Wednesday.
Bernie Ecclestone, the most powerful man in Formula 1, turn 80 years old today.
He’s been a racing driver, a manager and a team owner. But above all it’s in his role as president of Formula One Management that he exerts far-reaching influence over F1.
Bernie Ecclestone has revealed he was on the verge of cancelling the Korean Grand Prix last month due to the late-running construction work. Speaking to The Guardian he said: It’s done now. It’s all right. Last month I didn’t think it would be finished. And it would have been cancelled then ?óÔé¼ÔÇ£ for sure. But … Continue reading Ecclestone came close to cancelling Korea
The Hungarian Grand Prix organisers marked the 25th anniversary of their first F1 race this weekend. They put on a lavish ceremony attended by F1’s top drivers, Formula One Management CEO Bernie Ecclestone and the new Hungarian President P?â?íl Schmitt. The video below from Hungarian news site index.hu shows some highlights from the event including … Continue reading Ecclestone asks Hungarian President “Was your crown made in China?”
Virgin boss Richard Branson has overtaken Bernie Ecclestone to become the richest Briton in F1, according to the Sunday Times Rich List. Branson’s personal wealth has been estimated at ?é?ú2.6bn this year, up ?é?ú1.4bn from last year as the end of the credit crunch has boosted Virgin’s revenues. He is 18th on the list. Eccletone, … Continue reading Branson heads Ecclestone on Rich List
Bernie Ecclestone’s comments to La Gazzetta dello Sport about wanting to hold a New York Grand Prix in 2012 are an encouraging sign that he hasn’t forgotten the need for F1 to have a race in the USA. He’s been pursuing his dream of a race in the Big Apple for four decades. But I … Continue reading Ecclestone still chasing New York dream
Bernie Ecclestone’s contribution to the debate over what should be done to improve racing in F1 is another one of his wind-ups: Imagine a shortcut which a driver can use five times every race. It would stop people getting stuck behind others. It would be good for TV. Bernie Ecclestone We’ve had similar ‘ideas’ from … Continue reading Shortcuts on F1 tracks? Bernie Ecclestone’s winding everyone up again
Bernie Ecclestone got the Australian Grand Prix promoters to run their Grand Prix as a ‘twilight race’ this year to suit European television audiences better. But he’s still pushing for the event to be turned into a night race like the Singapore Grand Prix. He told the Herald Sun: The later we can get the … Continue reading Ecclestone still wants Australian night race
With the FIA presidential election just days away the row over Max Mosley’s efforts to ensure he is succeeded by Jean Todt and not Ari Vatanen is the subject of great scrutiny. Vatanen has taken the step of appealing to a French court to ensure next week’s elections are carried out fairly, a move which … Continue reading The bitterly-fought FIA presidential election is too important to ignore