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Bernie Ecclestone’s reign as F1 ringmaster could come to an end next week, it has been claimed.
According to Sky News, Liberty Media has offered him a “less hands-on role – with a title such as life president”. It also says that Chase Carey, who was appointed as F1’s new chairman at the end of last year, has lined up former ESPN executive Sean Bratches to run the commercial side of the sport, while ex-Ferrari and ex-Mercedes man Ross Brawn will have a “key role” on the sporting side.
Ross Brawn says one of his frustrations with Formula One is that the sport is too reactive and does not have any long term plans
Bernie Ecclestone says he is concerned about the situation with Silverstone, but is confident Britain will continue to hold an F1 race, adding there are “two other opportunities”
News the race is under threat broke this week, after it emerged Silverstone’s owners, the British Racing Drivers’ Club are considering activating its break clause due to the costs of running the event.