Bernie Ecclestone

Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone walks in the paddock before the first practice session at the Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi on November 27, 2015
Bernie Ecclestone tells Lewis Hamilton to stop 'moaning'
Bernie Ecclestone tells reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton to stop "moaning".
May 5, 22:23
Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone walks in the paddock before the first practice session at the Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi on November 27, 2015
Top teams in leadership move against Bernie Ecclestone?
Mercedes and Red Bull have join Ferrari in reportedly moving against F1's long-time 'supremo' Bernie Ecclestone.
May 5, 15:30
Daniel Ricciardo sits in his Red Bull-TAG Heuer RB12 fitted with the aeroscreen during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Cockpit shield 'may be delayed until 2018'
The introduction of cockpit-mounted head protection may need to wait until 2018, according to a report.
May 4, 16:58
The Russian flag flies in the paddock during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Minister: 'Russia not ready for more Formula 1 races'
Russia's sports minister plays down suggestions that the country might add another annual grand prix to the Formula 1 calendar.
May 3, 11:17
A general view of the circuit before the Formula One Grand Prix of Italy at Autodromo di Monza on September 6, 2015
Lombardy concerned over Monza deal delay
Lombardy president Roberto Maroni admits that he is "concerned" a new deal for Monza's Italian Grand Prix is taking too long.
May 3, 10:23
A general view of the circuit before the Formula One Grand Prix of Italy at Autodromo di Monza on September 6, 2015
Bernie Ecclestone still waiting for Monza GP progress
Bernie Ecclestone suggests that the uncertainty over the future of Monza's F1 race could continue to drag.
May 2, 13:02
Nico Rosberg of Mercedes during practice for the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 29, 2016
Mercedes eye 'step back' to recover reliability
Mercedes chiefs Niki Lauda and Toto Wolff say that the first priority for the reigning champions is to solve car reliability problems.
May 2, 12:14
General view of start of the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix at the Interlagos racetrack in Sao Paulo Brazil on November 9 2014
Formula 1 says Azerbaijan fighting no threat to race
F1's governing body and Bernie Ecclestone back Azerbaijan after declaring that local fighting is no risk to the inaugural grand prix in Baku next month.
May 1, 09:05
Sauber team principal Monisha Kaltenborn arrives at the Marina Bay Street circuit for the Formula One Singapore Grand Prix on September 18, 2014
Two Sauber figures absent in Russia
Monisha Kaltenborn is once again missing in action this weekend in Russia.
May 1, 08:55
Felipe Nasr of Sauber drives during the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on October 11, 2015
Bernie Ecclestone: 'Russian Grand Prix secure with Vladimir Putin's backing'
Bernie Ecclestone says that Russia will stay on the F1 schedule so long as it has the backing of Vladimir Putin.
Apr 30, 10:47
Felipe Nasr of Sauber drives during the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on October 11, 2015
Russian Grand Prix night race talks still on
Talks are still on track for Sochi to switch to a night race format in the future.
Apr 29, 10:06
A general view of the circuit before the Formula One Grand Prix of Italy at Autodromo di Monza on September 6, 2015
Political progress 'a step forward' for Monza
Italy's automobile club chief admits that political changes this week could be a "step forward" in Monza's quest for a new grand prix deal.
Apr 29, 09:59
Felipe Massa of Williams poses for a portrait during day one of F1 winter testing at Circuit de Catalunya on March 1, 2016
Felipe Massa wants 'windbags' to stay united
Felipe Massa urges the drivers to stay "united" amid the push to improve F1.
Apr 28, 11:21
A general view of the circuit during Previews ahead of the F1 Grand Prix of Italy at Autodromo di Monza on September 4, 2014
Monza takes another step towards new Formula 1 deal
Monza may have taken another decisive step towards a new F1 contract, according to multiple media reports in Italy.
Apr 28, 11:12
Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone walks in the paddock before the first practice session at the Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi on November 27, 2015
Bernie Ecclestone wants to be 'dictator' again
Bernie Ecclestone says that he would like to become Formula 1's "dictator" once again.
Apr 28, 08:19
General view during the German Formula One Grand Prix at Nurburgring on July 12, 2009
Russian billionaire completes Nurburgring purchase
A Russian billionaire is now the full owner of the Nurburgring circuit.
Apr 27, 08:31
A general view of the circuit during Previews ahead of the F1 Grand Prix of Italy at Autodromo di Monza on September 4, 2014
Flavio Briatore happy to help Monza keep Formula 1
Uncertainty over the future of the Italian Grand Prix at Monza continues, despite a key meeting that took place late last week.
Apr 25, 10:08
Susie Wolff of Williams is seen before the Belgian Grand Prix at Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps on August 25, 2013
Susie Wolff defends Bernie Ecclestone amid sexism charge
Susie Wolff, F1's most successful female driver of recent times, defends Bernie Ecclestone amid accusations of sexism.
Apr 25, 09:53
Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg celebrates on the podium after winning the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at the Sakhir circuit in Manama on April 3, 2016
Nico Rosberg knows winning streak must end
Nico Rosberg is heading into this weekend's Russian Grand Prix knowing that his winning streak cannot last forever.
Apr 25, 09:34
Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone walks in the paddock before the first practice session at the Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi on November 27, 2015
Bernie Ecclestone in Milan for Monza talks
Monza's F1 future may have come to a head during a meeting in Milan late this week.
Apr 23, 13:06
A general view of the circuit during Previews ahead of the F1 Grand Prix of Italy at Autodromo di Monza on September 4, 2014
Mayor 'certain' Italian Grand Prix has future
The mayor of Monza says that he is sure September's Italian Grand Prix will not be the last at the fabled Autodromo Nazionale.
Apr 21, 08:23
A general view of the circuit during Previews ahead of the F1 Grand Prix of Italy at Autodromo di Monza on September 4, 2014
Official: 'Monza contract talks still on'
Talks over the future of the embattled Italian Grand Prix at Monza are still taking place.
Apr 20, 08:44
The president of the International Automobile Federation, Jean Todt, arrives for a press conference at the Argentine Automobile Club on August 1, 2013
Max Mosley: 'Jean Todt should let Formula 1 war go to court'
Jean Todt's predecessor Max Mosley says that the Frenchman should put Formula 1 back on the right track by having the current agreements challenged in court.
Apr 16, 10:52
Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari looks on as he sits in the garage during final practice for the Formula One Grand Prix of Italy at Autodromo di Monza on September 5, 2015
Sebastian Vettel plays down risk of Formula 1 driver strike
Sebastian Vettel plays down speculation that F1 drivers' anger at the political situation in the sport could lead to a strike.
Apr 16, 10:37
Stewart-Haas Racing co-owner Gene Haas at a press conference during NASCAR Sprint Media Tour at Charlotte Convention Center on January 27, 2014
Gene Haas aims fire at Formula 1 'whiners'
Haas, the new American team, steps up the tone of its rhetoric amid criticism of its close alliance with Ferrari.
Apr 16, 10:26
Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone walks in the paddock before the first practice session at the Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi on November 27, 2015
Bernie Ecclestone eyeing new partners for Canadian Grand Prix
Bernie Ecclestone is reportedly getting involved in finding new investors for Montreal's Canadian Grand Prix.
Apr 15, 12:59
Jenson Button of Great Britain and McLaren Honda speaks at a press conference during previews to the Formula One Grand Prix of Japan at Suzuka Circuit on September 24, 2015
Jenson Button opposed to new qualifying shakeup
Jenson Button says that he is opposed to ideas to improve F1 by shaking up the order of the grid.
Apr 15, 12:26
Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg celebrates on the podium after winning the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at the Sakhir circuit in Manama on April 3, 2016
Nico Rosberg: 'Drivers helped Formula 1 axe qualifying'
F1 drivers played a role in the scrapping of the hated 'musical chairs' qualifying system, according to Nico Rosberg.
Apr 14, 14:34
Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg celebrates on the podium after winning the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at the Sakhir circuit in Manama on April 3, 2016
Nico Rosberg hits back at 'windbags' jibe
Championship leader Nico Rosberg hits back at Bernie Ecclestone's claim that current F1 drivers are "windbags".
Apr 14, 11:33
A general view of the circuit during Previews ahead of the F1 Grand Prix of Italy at Autodromo di Monza on September 4, 2014
Monza 'could have Formula 1 deal by early May'
The long-running political saga over the future of the Italian Grand Prix "could end positively" within the next few days, according to a report.
Apr 13, 08:07
F1 personnel, teams and media mill around on the starting grid before the start of the Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix at the Yas Marina circuit on November 29, 2015.
Stefan Johansson: 'GPDA letter a mistake'
F1 veteran Stefan Johansson blasts today's drivers for their recent open letter.
Apr 11, 14:32
A general view of the circuit during Previews ahead of the F1 Grand Prix of Italy at Autodromo di Monza on September 4, 2014
Monza boosts Formula 1 hopes with Ivan Capelli exit?
Amid intense and faltering negotiations with Bernie Ecclestone, former F1 driver Ivan Capelli resigns as a chief of Monza's circuit operator Sias.
Apr 8, 13:11
F1 personnel, teams and media mill around on the starting grid before the start of the Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix at the Yas Marina circuit on November 29, 2015.
Teams to reconsider qualifying change for 2017
F1 teams promise to revisit the possibility of spicing up the qualifying hour ahead of the 2017 season.
Apr 8, 12:55
Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone walks in the paddock before the first practice session at the Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi on November 27, 2015
Formula 1 bosses agree to revert qualifying back to 2015 format
Formula 1 bosses agree to revert qualifying back to the 2015 format.
Apr 7, 20:36
F1 personnel, teams and media mill around on the starting grid before the start of the Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix at the Yas Marina circuit on November 29, 2015.
Bosses write letter urging 2015 qualifying return
F1's qualifying debacle of 2016 continues, as team bosses on Thursday pleaded with authorities to revert to last year's successful format.
Apr 7, 15:28
A general view of the circuit during Previews ahead of the F1 Grand Prix of Italy at Autodromo di Monza on September 4, 2014
Imola takes position as Monza alternative
Imola is ramping up its bid to keep Italy on the Formula 1 calendar.
Apr 7, 09:27
Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone walks in the paddock before the first practice session at the Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi on November 27, 2015
Bernie Ecclestone: 'European Commission talks underway'
Bernie Ecclestone says that "discussions" with the European Commission are currently taking place.
Apr 6, 16:16
Hass F1 - Feb testing barcelona day 1
Romain Grosjean: 'Developing car next hurdle for Haas'
Romain Grosjean admits that the real challenge for Haas will be keeping up with the lightning speed of F1's in-season development.
Apr 5, 16:55
Ferrari Team Principal Maurizio Arrivabene speaks with members of his team in the paddock after final practice for the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at Bahrain International Circuit on April 18, 2015
Ferrari will not use veto over qualifying
Maurizio Arrivabene says that Ferrari will not wield its famous veto to prevent Formula 1 from solving the current impasse over qualifying.
Apr 5, 10:41
General view of start of the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix at the Interlagos racetrack in Sao Paulo Brazil on November 9 2014
Baku, F1 confirm revised start time
Race organisers and F1 confirm reports that the race start time for the inaugural grand prix in Azerbaijan is changing.
Apr 4, 13:43