A new research has revealed that Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone has signed 14.6 billion pounds worth of contracts during his career, which makes him the biggest individual deal maker in the history of professional sport.
Formula One teams would need six months` notice to add a third car to their lineup, which makes any decision too late already for the start of next season, McLaren racing director Eric Boullier said on Thursday.
Formula One has back-tracked on a planned clampdown on radio and pitboard messages for reasons of fairness but remains determined to end driver `coaching` during races, the world governing body said on Friday.
Formula One`s governing body postponed the bulk of a ban on radio and pit board messages until next season after deciding on Friday that this weekend`s Singapore Grand Prix was too early for teams to adapt to the new restrictions.
Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone, free from his bribery trial in Germany, says he has no plans to quit after running the show for almost four decades and his current focus is on tackling the popularity issue facing the sport even though "it is nothing big and just a phase".
Formula One needs a strong leader and Bernie Ecclestone`s $100 million court settlement to end a bribery trial in Germany is positive for the sport`s future, Mercedes motorsport head Toto Wolff said on Saturday.
Formula One boss, Bernie Ecclestone says that he knew he was innocent and the much publicised bribery trial never bothered him. He is attending first post-trial race weekend at the historic Spa-Francorchamps circuit for the 2014 Belgian Grand Prix.
Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone on Thursday asserted that the troubled Indian Grand Prix has run out of time for a 2015 return and its organisers must settle the contractual obligations for a possible comeback in 2016.
Bernie Ecclestone says he was a bit of an idiot for paying GBP 60million to settle Formula One bribery trial in Germany. The Formula One boss agreed with German prosecutors on Tuesday to pay amount to end his trial.
Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone is reportedly expected to be cleared of bribery charges in Germany after paying an out-of-court settlement of 100 million dollars, which is believed to be the largest in the country`s history.
Mexico will return to the Formula One calender next year. According to media reports, F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone has signed a five-year contract for Mexican Grand Prix to return to the 2015 F1 calender. The details of the deal are expected to be announced on Thursday.