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Bernie Ecclestone wants to spice up Formula One with more crashes and backs Donald Trump to be president

JONATHAN MCEVOY: Bernie Ecclestone wants to bring back an air of danger to Formula One. And his means of achieving it have echoes of American presidential candidate Donald Trump.

Motor racing-Ecclestone keen to add to the risk factor

MEXICO CITY, Oct 26 (Reuters) - Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone, no stranger to controversial comments, has suggested building walls on racetrack corners to add a greater sense of danger.

UPDATE 1-Motor racing-Ecclestone stands up for McLaren boss Dennis

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct 24 (Reuters) - Formula One's commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone has spoken out in support of Ron Dennis amid continuing speculation that shareholders are seeking to replace the McLaren boss.

Motor racing-Hard to add more U.S. F1 races, says Ecclestone

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct 21 (Reuters) - Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone has dampened hopes of more races being held in the United States, at least in the near term, after the sport's takeover by Liberty Media.

How Bernie Ecclestone Steered F1 To Make $1 Billion More Than Star Wars

In 1977 the sci-fi epic Star Wars premièred and at warp-speed became the highest-grossing movie of the year. Cementing its status in Hollywood history it also eclipsed Steven Spielberg’s Jaws to become the most successful movie of all time and spawned six sequels which made a combined $6.4 billion at [...]

Formula 1's Billionaire Boss Takes Kidnappers To Court

last weekVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

After allegedly kidnapping the mother-in-law of Formula One head Bernie Ecclestone, seven people including Ecclestone’s own former helicopter pilot now must face their accusers in a São Paulo court. Ecclestone doesn’t get mad, Ecclestone gets even. Read more...

Bernie Ecclestone: The man, the myths and the motors

Andrew Benson looks back at the life and times of Bernie Ecclestone, following the F1 boss' payment to end the bribery case against him.

Motor racing-F1 cannot be a dictatorship, says new chairman

LONDON, Sept 18 (Reuters) - Formula One cannot be run like a dictatorship, even if many people in the sport are used to that, according to the new chairman appointed to work with commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone.

F1 takeover: Bernie Ecclestone on the verge of quitting

One-Minute Read Fri 16 Sep, AT 12:37 F1 takeover: Bernie Ecclestone on the verge of quitting Veteran Formula 1 ringleader 'uneasy' about new owners, but who could they bring in to replace him?

Ecclestone will 'walk' if new owners interfere

Bernie Ecclestone will "walk away" from F1 if new owners interfere with his running of the business, according to Max Mosley.

F1 sold to Liberty Media

FROM FOXBUSINESS.COM LONDON –  Formula One commercial chief Bernie Ecclestone said Wednesday he is overseeing the sale of the motorsport series to an American media conglomerate. In an interview with The Associated Press, Ecclestone said he will retain his role as F1 enters a new era under the ownership of cable TV group Liberty Media, [...]

Bernie Ecclestone overseeing sale of Formula One to U.S. firm Liberty Media

Ecclestone said he will retain his role as Formula One commercial chief.        

Formula 1 takeover: F1 needs Bernie Ecclestone in charge, says Sir Stirling Moss

Former F1 driver Sir Stirling Moss says the sport needs "dictator" Bernie Ecclestone at the helm following its £3.3bn takeover.

Chase Carey and Bernie Ecclestone will not drastically change Formula 1

F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone and Chase Carey say they aim to keep improving the sport following the takeover of the sport by Liberty Media.

Formula One Will Have A New American Owner, Liberty Media

Bernie Ecclestone, who will remain CEO, hopes the deal will drive the growth of F1, particularly in the U.S.

Sorry! Bernie Ecclestone Is Sticking Around After All

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

If you hoped that the sale of Formula One would mean that troll-king Bernie Ecclestone would retire to the bridge from whence he came to a nice life of bribing he Billy Goats Gruff, I’ve got some bad news. Ecclestone will remain the chief executive officer of F1, per Autosport, sharing duties with a new chairman. Read more...

Ecclestone overseeing sale of F1 to US firm Liberty Media

Formula One commercial chief Bernie Ecclestone said Wednesday that he is overseeing the sale of the motorsport series to an American media conglomerate        

Billionaire pays to end bribery trial

2 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Car racing billionaire Bernie Ecclestone, 83, was accused of paying a $44 million bribe to a German bank. But a German court agreed to end his trial when Ecclestone offered to pay the court $100 million. Via BBC: The ruling means he walks free from the district court in Munich and can continue running the sport. Show More Summary

Bernie Ecclestone to Stay on as Formula One Boss after Takeover: Report

Longtime Formula One chief executive Bernie Ecclestone will remain involved with his beloved sport, even after an imminent takeover by a U.S.-based media company. Ecclestone, head of Formula One for the past four decades, says he’s been asked to stay on for three years after the takeover, Reuters reports. Show More Summary

Ecclestone to stay in F1 following takeover

Formula 1 CEO Bernie Ecclestone says he has been asked to remain in the sport for the next three years, amid Liberty Media's…

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