Bernie Ecclestone launches defence against bribery charges

Formula One magnate Bernie Ecclestone admits finding the opening day of his German trial stressful as he faced bribery charges which threaten to land the British billionaire in jail.

Tamara Ecclestone confirms engagement

Tamara Ecclestone has confirmed her engagement to former City stockbroker Jay Rutland, who proposed to her just one month after they met.

Media group sues F1 boss over sale to CVC: Report

The German media group Constantin Medien, once a part-owner of F1, has filed a multi-million dollar lawsuit against Bernie Ecclestone and several other defendants, the Financial Times reported on Friday.

Ecclestone concedes cricket threat to F1 in India

Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone conceded Thursday that the sport will never be as popular as cricket in India, as the country prepares to host its first grand prix.

`Need efforts to generate interest in Indian GP`

Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone gave a thumbs up to the preparations for the inaugural Indian Grand Prix but said that the organisers need to put in extra effort to generate interest for the race in the cricket-crazy nation.

Ecclestone shrugs off German "payment" probe

F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone has confirmed making a payment to a former German banker who has since been charged with breach of trust and tax evasion.

Ecclestone under scanner over German bank bribery

Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone may come under the scanner for reportedly paying bribes to a German banker to help him keep control over the sport.

Ecclestone declares Sebastian Vettel as the best

Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone has declared Sebastian Vettel as the best driver in the sport.

Vettel can cement a Red Bull era: Ecclestone

Sebastian Vettel and Red Bull may be heading for an era of Formula One dominance akin to Michael Schumacher`s with Ferrari in the previous decade, according to the sport`s commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone.

`Wanted a race in Bahrain as they have helped F1`

FI boss Bernie Ecclestone says he was just trying to help a nation that has been very "helpful" to the sport.

Ecclestone in last-ditch bid for Bahrain

Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone moved to cancel the Bahrain Grand Prix from the 2011 calendar on Friday, but only after making a last-ditch attempt to keep the race alive.

Ecclestone virtually rules out Bahrain GP

In an U-turn, Formula One chief
Bernie Ecclestone on Wednesday virtually ruled out the possibility of
Bahrain hosting a race on October 30

Ecclestone wants new vote on Bahrain, date change

Bernie Ecclestone has called for a fresh vote to hold the postponed Bahrain Grand Prix in October.

Ecclestone defends dubious Bahrain decision

Formula One chief defends decision to reinstate the Bahrain Grand Prix.

Ecclestone rules out any chance of successful Murdoch F1 bid

F1 chief Bernie Ecclestone has said that Rupert Murdoch’s media group, News Corporation, would effectively be blocked from buying his racing series.

Ecclestone offers Bahrain more time

Formula One is prepared to give Bahrain more time to decide whether the country`s postponed grand prix can be held this year, commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone said on Thursday as a May 1 deadline approached.

Murdoch deal is `close to zero` chance: Ecclestone

Rupert Murdoch has a "close to zero" chance of buying Formula One and talk of a takeover is being driven by the media and advisers seeking to make money, the sport`s supremo Bernie Ecclestone said on Thursday.

Ecclestone hints at exit if Murdoch snags F1: Report

F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone is ready to quit if Rupert Murdoch succeeds to take control.

No Istanbul Grand Prix in 2012: Reports

Istanbul will not host a F1 GP in 2012 due to a disagreement between Turkish officials and F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone over payments to stage the race.

Bahrain GP could move to November: Ecclestone

Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone revealed Thursday he is hoping to reschedule the cancelled Bahrain Grand Prix for November, making it the penultimate race of the season.