Tag Archive: Ecclestone

Jun 11

F1 suffering global TV ratings decline – report

F1′s television ratings in key markets are strikingly down in 2014.

2014-06-07_0891Writing in the Spanish sports daily Marca, correspondent Miguel Sanz said the most worrying figures are coming out of Latin America, where the ratings decline has been a staggering 50 per cent. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 14

Subway could become F1 sponsor – report

Subway could emulate its Nascar strategy

File:Subway restaurant.svgAmerican chain Subway could be the next sponsor to enter formula one, according to F1 business journalist Christian Sylt. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 06

F1 to allow new Kolles team in 2015

F1 is set to allow two new teams through the paddock turnstiles for 2015.

2011-07-24 - HRT F1 Team - Germany - Colin Kolles 01 Days ago, the sport’s chief executive said the bid made by Nascar team co-owner Gene Haas to enter F1 next year has been successful. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 26

Sepang not joining chorus to make F1 louder

F1 remains “amazing”

2012-03-24 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Malaysian Grand Prix - Sepang International Circuit 02 According to the outspoken Australian Ron Walker, his fellow F1 promoters will speak with “an enormous voice” next week in Bahrain. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 22

F1 news update: Nasr, Schumacher, Bahrain, Ecclestone

Brazilian Felipe Nasr, and his sponsor Banco do Brasil, have joined Williams.

150x80-flagworldf1 GP2 frontrunner Nasr, 22, is the British team’s new reserve driver, and Williams said he will take part in five Friday morning practice sessions this year. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 24

Farewell Formula One!

“It was a good way to end my career”

Mark Webber - thank you - photo Getty ImagesAn emotional final race weekend in Formula One ended with Mark taking the 42nd podium of his career.

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Oct 26

F1 staying loud as green, ‘silent’ series looms

“Bernie has absolutely insisted that there can be no compromise on noise.”

2013-03-28 - Sahara Force India F1 Team - Mercedes-Benz engineAs a new ‘silent’ series gears up, formula one is on a mission to stay as loud as it can in a new, greener world. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 25

Court rules India GP can go ahead

Axe unlikely to fall on 2013 India GP

2011-10-29 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - India - Jenson Button 09This weekend’s Indian grand prix is going ahead. Earlier, a public campaigner appealed to the supreme court for an injunction against proceedings at the Buddh circuit, on the basis race organisers have not paid enough tax. Read the rest of this entry »

May 12

F1 puts money into New York race – Ecclestone

“There’s no reason why it shouldn’t happen”

2011-06-26_0247F1 has invested financially in the project to put the sport amid the fabled New York skyline. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 25

Qatar wants pre-season F1 test in 2014

Qatar has emerged as F1′s next likely new host.

Lozail Qatar Test NightWe reported last October that the Arab state, already the host of a floodlit MotoGP race at the Losail circuit outside capital Doha, was looking to host “F1 teams (for) pre-season testing and other activities”. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 04

Alain Prost has warned there is no guarantee France will return to the F1 calendar in 2013.

 “The budget is far from being completed” – Prost

Alain Prost 01Grand Prix de FranceThe four-time world champion has agreed to join Paul Ricard’s race bid as an advisor, and was promptly dispatched to Abu Dhabi reportedly for talks with Bernie Ecclestone and possibly also a meeting with potential local investors. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 25

2013 German GP location decision due

A decision about where next year’s German grand prix will take place is imminent, according to the SID news agency.

Nurburgring logoHockenheimring Baden-WürttembergThe Nurburgring is provisionally scheduled to host the country’s 2013 race, but amid the venue’s well-documented financial problems, it is possible Hockenheim will be asked to step in as a replacement. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 27

Ecclestone gets married in Switzerland

81-year-old Ecclestone has used the August break to marry for the third time.

2011-06-12 - 27102011-06-09_0313British newspapers the Daily Mail and the Sun report that F1′s famous chief executive married 35-year-old Brazilian Fabiana Flosi, who formerly worked on the marketing of the Brazilian grand prix, at his ski chalet in Gstaad, Switzerland. Read the rest of this entry »

May 26

Briatore admits working on alternate F1 rules

Flavio Briatore could be central to F1′s future.

Flagworld - F1Briatore QPR footThe Italian, who was ousted and banned from the sport amid the ‘crashgate’ scandal a few years ago, was back in the paddock in Monaco on Friday. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 16

No one in F1 wants to go to Bahrain – journalist

No one in formula one really wants to go to Bahrain, according to the correspondent for The Times newspaper.

Bahrain International CircuitKevin Eason has admitted he was harangued by the low-profile FIA president Jean Todt in Shanghai last weekend, after a series of articles criticising the decision to plough ahead with the grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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