How much longer can Formula One maintain its investment grade credit rating while its chief executive and marketing mastermind is embroiled in huge lawsuits? Just four months ago Bernie Ecclestone, Formula One’s CEO, agreed to pay $100 million to quash a criminal case of bribery that could have sent him to jail for up to […]
Bernie Ecclestone might just be the only man in the world who can bribe his way out of a multimillion dollar bribery case and then brag about it on his Christmas card. Read more...
You get the picture pic.twitter.com/Qq85ampDEB - Alan Baldwin (@alanbaldwinf1) December 18, 2014 Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone is now poking fun at the settlement he made with the state of Bavaria following his bribery trial earlier this year. Show More Summary
The real hurdle is that Volkswagen overlord Ferdinand Piëch doesn't like Bernie Ecclestone on a personal or professional level. Superbugs. They are antiobiotic-resistant bacteria and viruses, fiends that defy eradication no matter how much counteracting agent you throw at them. Show More Summary
Formula One has no shortage of controversy. CEO Bernie Ecclestone may be on his way out and last month he said the most prestigious auto racing circuit is in deep financial crisis and he doesn’t know how to repair it. Formula One is burdened by $4.1 billion in debt, according to Moody’s Investor Services. There […]
Credits: Getty Images Alt Text: Bernie Ecclestone Companies that run the sport look to appoint new chairman to clip Ecclestone's wings One-Minute Read Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 11:51am Bernie Ecclestone's reign as the ringleader of...Show More Summary
Formula One's awkward attitude toward social media has been one of the main talking points of the 2014 season, with the sport showing few signs of embracing new media despite its declining popularity. Bernie Ecclestone, F1's ringmaster,...Show More Summary
Formula One CEO Bernie Ecclestone is very good at a few things. His particular skills include making money, growing a business and getting people upset, not necessarily in that order. His list of ill-considered quotes is lengthy, from...Show More Summary
Credits: TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Alt Text: Bernie Eccleston Once again politics overshadows sport as smaller teams accuse F1 bosses of trying to force them out First Reaction Jonathan Harwood Monday, November 10, 2014 - 12:21pm The...Show More Summary
With Caterham and Marussia bowing out of the next two races due to financial struggles and other smaller teams becoming vocal about costs being an issue, Formula One overlord Bernie Ecclestone would like to let everyone know that he's fine with the idea of tiny, lame 14-car grids. I'm pretty sure he's the only one. Read more...
Cars are en route to Austin for the United States Grand Prix, and per Bernie Ecclestone, two teams are missing from the shipment: Caterham and Marussia. Only nine teams and eighteen cars will make the USGP the smallest Formula One grid since 2005. Read more...
Formula One CEO Bernie Ecclestone has mentioned Las Vegas as a possibility for a new Formula One race in the United States. "Vegas say they are ready to go and it would be on The Strip for sure," the 83-year-old F1 boss recently told...Show More Summary
In an interview with Russian news outlet Vedomosti, Bernie Ecclestone claims, "I have never encountered corruption in Russia." Why, Bernie is so impressed with Putin's leadership abilities that he thinks Putin could lead a few other places, too. Read more...
"We are happy, the sponsors appear to be happy, so we carry on," Bernie Ecclestone recently told The Times' Kevin Eason (subscription required) regarding this weekend's Russian Grand Prix. "No one has spoken to me about this race or told me that we cannot go. Show More Summary
The prospect of three-car teams in Formula One hit the headlines again in Singapore. Bernie Ecclestone told The Guardian that plans were already in place for the switch if three of the current teams dropped out. He was responding toShow More Summary
Bernie Ecclestone has revealed plans to unleash eight three-car teams during the 2015 Formula One season. This major change would take place if financially unstable teams such as Caterham, Marussia and Sauber fail to fund their participation. Show More Summary
Formula One's billionaire muppet king Bernie Ecclestone recently discussed the upcoming Russian race at Sochi and gave with the most biting indictment of Putin I've ever heard: he called him "a nice guy." Read more...
At times, it seems all too easy to imagine Formula One bigwig Bernie Ecclestone holding a cat and laughing maniacally like a James Bond villain. He just seems like a horrible person to be on the wrong side of. Now that Ecclestone has...Show More Summary
Now that Bernie Ecclestone is free of a bribery charge after paying an unprecedented $100 million to a German court, he says he has decided to put the matter behind him so he be a living example of kindness and goodwill to all people. Just kidding! It's revenge. Cold-ass revenge is what he's gonna do next. Read more...
By Alan Baldwin SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS Belgium (Reuters) - Formula One needs a strong leader and Bernie Ecclestone's $100 million court settlement to end a bribery trial in Germany is positive for the sport's future, Mercedes motorsport head Toto Wolff said on Saturday. Show More Summary