If you were waiting for a glorious Formula 1 Grand Prix with the New York skyline as the backdrop, you’re going to have to wait at least another year. According to the Wall Street Journal, F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone has called off the planned 2014 race in Weehawken New Jersey.
“We are not satisfied it’s going to happen in time,” he said. “What we’re aiming for is 2015...
According to the young, bright and highly successful folks at AUTOSPORT, Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone has slated Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso for giving up mid-season.
Apparently Mr. Ecclestone wrote a forward for the 2013 season review and said:
“I’ve been a little disappointed in Fernando, because I’m a big supporter of him and Ferrari,” Ecclestone wrote in a foreword...
Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone says plans for a race in Mexico and a second U.S. race in New Jersey won't happen in 2014.
Both races have been on Formula One's provisional 2014 calendar. Ecclestone said Saturday that while he still wants to race at both locations, they won't happen before 2015.
The 2014 race calendar will be finalized Dec. 6.
Speaking at the U...
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November 16, 2013
You may recall that Formula 1’s governing body, the FIA, announced that they had signed an agreement with the commercial rights holders. For years the Concorde Agreement has governed the sport, which was a tripartite agreement between the FIA, Formula One Management (FOM) and the teams. This agreement is something different and it appears it gives the FIA more of what they want—money...
Bernie Ecclestone has taken the stand at the High Court in London to defend himself against allegations he made a ''corrupt payment'' to protect his position running Formula One.
Former F1 shareholder Constantin Medien, a German media company, is suing Ecclestone and other defendants for up to $144 million, claiming F1 was undervalued at the time the BayernLB bank...
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November 06, 2013
Two days after Sebastian Vettel's fourth title triumph, the Formula One spotlight shifted to London's High Court on Tuesday with the latest case that places Bernie Ecclestone's future in doubt.
The longtime commercial head of F1 is already under investigation in Germany over an alleged payment of $44 million relating to the sale of the motorsport series in 2006.
Two days after Sebastian Vettel won his fourth Formula One title, the spotlight shifted to London's High Court and the latest case that leaves Bernie Ecclestone's future in doubt.
The longtime commercial head of F1 is already under investigation in Germany over an alleged payment of $44 million relating to the sale of the racing series in 2006.
A German court won't...
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October 29, 2013
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28-year-old Tamara Ecclestone is the Paulia Gretzky of the UK. Ecclestone is the elder daughter of former Armani model Slavica Ecclestone and middle daughter of Bernie Ecclestone. An iconic sports legend who is the CEO of “Formula 1.” Yes, the global racing league which has brought his net worth to upwards of $2.8 billion.