Bernie Ecclestone articles on F1 Fanatic archive

“No Angel: The Secret Life of Bernie Ecclestone” reviewed 23rd February 2011, 16:34

Review of Tom Bower’s new book on Bernie Ecclestone.

“Bernie: The biography of Bernie Ecclestone” reviewed 13th December 2010, 8:59

Ecclestone withdrew his backing of this delayed biography.

Ecclestone blames Mosley for new teams’ troubles 30th November 2010, 13:29

Bernie Ecclestone blames former FIA president Max Mosley for the difficulties faced by the three new teams in 2010.

Ecclestone taken to hospital after mugging 26th November 2010, 8:47

Bernie Ecclestone was taken to hospital after being mugged in London on Wednesday.

Bernie Ecclestone hits 80 with no sign of slowing down 28th October 2010, 9:17

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.

Ecclestone came close to cancelling Korea 19th October 2010, 8:34

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 ?ǣ for sure. But […]

Ecclestone asks Hungarian President “Was your crown made in China?” 7th August 2010, 9:45

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??l Schmitt. The video below from Hungarian news site index.hu shows some highlights from the event including […]

Branson heads Ecclestone on Rich List 25th April 2010, 19:42

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 ??2.6bn this year, up ??1.4bn from last year as the end of the credit crunch has boosted Virgin’s revenues. He is 18th on the list. Eccletone, […]

Ecclestone still chasing New York dream 25th March 2010, 17:08

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 […]

Shortcuts on F1 tracks? Bernie Ecclestone’s winding everyone up again 13th January 2010, 20:49

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 […]