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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
“Our goal with the F1600 Championship is to continually grow the awareness of the sport”
Move Motorsports Management, promoters of the Toyo Tires F1600 Championship, and Fuel MediaLab jointly announced today a media partnership with TSN and ESPN Classic Canada to bring the excitement of Canadian Formula 1600 action to homes across the country.
The FIA Formula 3 European Championship boasts a really strong TV presence
Live or re-live broadcasts in well over 80 countries and regions, highlights broadcast in 149 countries worldwide. Additionally, all rounds of the junior series will be broadcasted as a live stream with English commentary on the official website.
It is possible Marussia will be notably missing from next weekend’s coverage of the 2013 season opener.
That is because Bernie Ecclestone is yet to agree a new Concorde Agreement with the backmarker team. The F1 chief executive said recently that he has agreed bilateral financial deals with every team, Marussia included.
Saluting one of motorsports’ greatest voices
Motorsports lost a giant this morning with the passing of Chris Economaki at the age of 91. The dean of American racing journalists, Economaki was the face of motorsports on ABC, CBS and ESPN, as well as editor, publisher and contributor for National Speed Sport News for more than 60 years.
It is the third time Stewart has taken home “Best Driver” honors
Tony Stewart, three-time and reigning NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champ, last night took home the 2012 ESPY for “Best Driver” at the 20th annual ESPY Awards on ESPN, beating out four-time IZOD IndyCar Series champion Dario Franchitti, F1 champion Sebastian Vettel and NHRA champion Del Worsham.
Three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup champion crew chief Ray Evernham is returning to ESPN as a NASCAR analyst for the 2012 season
Evernham will join ESPN’s team at Daytona Speedweeks and will be part of NASCAR Countdown before the NASCAR Nationwide Series race that airs on ESPN on Saturday, Feb. 25, at noon ET. He also will appear on NASCAR Now and SportsCenter from Daytona as ESPN’s multimedia platforms surround the opening of the NASCAR season.