Bernie Ecclestone

Bankrupt Lehman Brothers profits from Formula One sale

The collapsed bank will sell its stake in Nasdaq-listed auto racing empire, making a hefty $1.5bn from a $300m investment<p>Creditors of Lehman Brothers are on track for a turbocharged windfall after the collapsed bank announced it is selling its stake in Nasdaq-listed Formula One auto racing, giving …

Sport (UK)

How Vettel and Ferrari can salvage their season - F1

We all thought Bernie Ecclestone's sprinkler system suggestion of six years ago wasn't a feasible idea, but the Singapore Grand Prix showed just what …

Auto Racing

Singapore will host Formula One races until 2021

SINGAPORE – Singapore will continue to host Formula One races until 2021 after agreeing on a four-year deal on Friday.<p>The street circuit, which has unique appeal as a night race, first hosted a race in 2008.<p>"We are incredibly happy to announce this extension and very proud of our partnership," F1 …

Singapore Grand Prix

Bernie Ecclestone blames McLaren for failed Honda partnership

Former F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone has blamed McLaren for its failed partnership with Honda and said the team is unlikely to be any happier with …

Auto Racing

Red Bull-Honda anyone?

In terms of Honda, is Red Bull adopting a classic smoke and mirrors approach?

Auto Racing

Stop thinking small teams are worse off now - F1

It's very easy to point out problems and talk about what you want to achieve, but it's far more difficult to come up with ways to make it happen.<p>It …

Formula One eyeing two more street races in Asia, part of plan to attract new fans

<b>Shanghai:</b> Formula One is looking to stage two more street races in Asia as part of a drive to win new fans, one of the sport's most senior officials …

Sports (India)

Carlos Pace - the nearly man

<b>A favourite of Bernie Ecclestone, Pace was on the verge of greatness when tragedy struck. Adam Cooper asks what might have been</b><p>A few days after …

Auto Racing

Banned suspension didn’t hurt Red Bull, wind tunnel did claims Horner – TJ13 F1 Roundup

Summarised F1 news from across the internet If you are on Twitter, Facebook or any other social network – please press the share buttons. Make plenty …

Auto Racing

Lola's all-electric race car project that never was

<b>Think Formula E is a revolution? A similar concept almost came to fruition two decades ago – with Bernie's blessing</b><p>Formula E is late. Twenty years …

Transportation

Formula One Could Introduce Standard Parts To Help Reel In Team Spending

There’s a lot of design and engineering freedom in Formula One, making cash flow incredibly proportionate to performance. That leads to teams being …

Auto Racing

Formula One Has Paid Off $1 Billion Tier of Debt, CEO Says

Liberty Media was left with a plate full when it took over from Bernie Ecclestone in January.<p>Getty<p>Liberty Media hasn't had any lull time since it …

Auto Racing

United States Fan Base 'Bigger' than what Liberty Media Expected - Carey - Formula 1

<b>Chase Carey</b> says that the fan base of <b>Formula 1</b> in the <b>United States of America</b> is bigger than expected, with plans still afoot to expand it’s presence …

Auto Racing

When Bernie told a world champion to throw a sickie

1980 world champion Alan Jones has revealed how Bernie Ecclestone cunningly avoided a political row at the 1985 South African Grand Prix.

Auto Racing

Aussie F1 icon’s untold disappearing act

Alan Jonesnews.com.au<p><b>AUSTRALIAN Alan Jones was an F1 world champion and in his new biography, AJ: How Alan Jones Climbed to the Top of Formula One,</b> …

Formula One

Jones reveals Ecclestone paid him to miss race during 1985 Apartheid row | F1 Fanatic Round-up

In the round-up: Jones reveals Ecclestone paid him to miss race during 1985 Apartheid row • Horner expects Spa qualifying struggle for Red Bull

Auto Racing

Bernie Ecclestone Could Be Bringing Brabham Back to Formula One

The former F1 boss ran the Brabham team back in the '80s.<p>Getty<p>Brabham is one of the most important names in Formula One history. Period. The team, …

Auto Racing

Motor racing - 'Bernie Avenue' drops off the F1 road map

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Formula One has taken a new direction since Liberty Media’s takeover in January and ‘Bernie Avenue’ has dropped off the Hungarian Grand Prix road map.<p>For years at grand prix time, the winding country road leading to the main entrance of the Hungaroring circuit was marked by a …

Auto Racing

Motor racing: 'Bernie Avenue' drops off the F1 road map

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Formula One has taken a new direction since Liberty Media’s takeover in January and ‘Bernie Avenue’ has dropped off the Hungarian Grand Prix road map.<p>For years at grand prix time, the winding country road leading to the main entrance of the Hungaroring circuit was marked by a …

Sport (UK)

China is a long-term play for F1, says Carey

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Formula One views China as a long-term play and a second grand prix in the nation of 1.3 billion people remains years away, according to the sport’s chairman and chief executive Chase Carey.<p>“China is a little bit like the U.S. -- two enormous markets. It will clearly take …

Auto Racing

Carey: China is an enormous markets

Formula 1 views China as a long-term play and a second grand prix in the nation of 1.3 billion people remains years away, according to the sport’s …

Formula One

Junior series to get Halo from 2019 | F1 Fanatic Round-up

In the round-up: Junior series to get Halo from 2019 • Norris to test McLaren in Hungary • F1 unlikely to take over Long Beach race

Auto Racing

Formula One’s New Owner Can’t Believe There Aren’t More Sponsors

Plenty of companies have been eager to associate themselves with Formula One, the world’s most popular racing series.<p>The McLaren Honda team has 26 …

Business

Inside Line: Giving special F1 races Major status

For sports dorks like myself, few days on the calendar are as exciting as this Sunday.Between the British Grand Prix and Wimbledon men’s singles …

Formula One

Formula 1 Cars Ripping Through City Streets And Doing Donuts Will Always Rule

Formula One cars may be the pinnacle of motorsport, but thank goodness, their drivers capable of hooning it up like a Camaro kid with an empty …

Auto Racing

How to Outsmart the Slump in the Classic Car Market

Bernie Ecclestone, the flamboyant former owner of the Formula One racing franchise, has simple advice for those who want to make money in classic …

Goodwood

Formula 1's bosses may need to step in to save the British Grand Prix

Silverstone is playing hard to get.<p>The venerable racing circuit signaled its withdrawal from the Formula One season from 2020, citing escalating costs.<p>It is a fascinating moment for the sport. So much of F1's appeal is wrapped up in the sentimentality of history, but its push for a modern, …

Auto Racing

Bratches: We will burn our digital platform down and build a new one

Formula 1 is set on a course to enlarge its popularity and make itself more accessible to the general public its commercial director Sean Bratches …

Formula One

Women Definitely Cannot Handle Formula One Cars

The most powerful Men in open-wheel racing have told us time and time again that women don’t belong in Formula One, but Renault Sport couldn’t take …

Auto Racing

Will F1 bosses step in to save the British Grand Prix?

Formula One owners Liberty Media, and perhaps even old-hand Bernie Ecclestone, might hold key to saving a crucial part of the sport's …

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