F1 BOSS

  • Settlement of German Ecclestone bribery case possible: court August 2, 2014

    A bribery trial against Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone that has been threatening his hold over the motor sport may end early with a settlement, a Munich court spokeswoman said on Friday, after Ecclestone's lawyers held talks with prosecutors. Munich newspaper Sueddeutsche Zeitung will report in its Saturday edition that the...
  • Battling Sauber won't be bailed out by Ecclestone July 11, 2013

    F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone won't be bailing out financially troubled Sauber team and has suggested that Hinwilbased team should consider a sellout in order to survive. "They're a good team and I'm sure there is more than one possible buyer," Ecclestone was quoted as saying by sportinglife.com. "I don't want to...
  • F1 boss waives Nurburgring entry fee June 27, 2013

    Onsale Nurburgring race track must have heaved a sigh of relief with Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone waiving the 14millioneuro entry fee, according to a report on iafrica.com. Nurburgring GmbH, the company that owns the track, has filed for insolvency and put the track up for sale since May 15. On...
  • F1 boss Ecclestone rules out 20th race for 2013 February 5, 2013

    Dubai: Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone on Tuesday ruled out a 20th race on the 2013 calendar, putting an end to speculation that Turkey or another European country is in line to host a Grand Prix this year. Ecclestone, in Dubai to announce a new sponsorship deal with Emirates airlines,...