Bernie Ecclestone

Bernie Ecclestone's Mother-In-Law Rescued From Kidnappers In Brazil

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 01.08.2016 | UK

Bernie Ecclestone’s mother-in-law, who had been kidnapped in Brazil for a ransom of £28 million, has been freed, according to police. Aparecida Sch...

Criminals Demand £28m Ransom After Snatching Bernie Ecclestone’s Mother-In-Law

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 26.07.2016 | UK

F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone’s mother-in-law has reportedly been kidnapped in Brazil where her captors have demanded a £27.8m ransom. Aparecida Schun...

Bernie Ecclestone's 'Sexist' Put-Down Just Managed To Offend Women Everywhere

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 19.04.2016 | UK

Bernie Ecclestone has been mocked for doubting women are capable of driving an F1 car quickly. The motorsports boss told attendees at an advertising ...

Formula One Chief Wants Putin To 'Run Europe'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 22.02.2016 | UK

Vladimir Putin should run Europe. That's the opinion of Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone, who told the Daily Mail the Russian strongman would also ...

F1 Heiress Tamara Ecclestone's Husband Charged With Assisting Drug Baron

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 21.02.2016 | UK

The husband of Formula One heiress Tamara Ecclestone has been charged with assisting an offender. Jay Rutland, who is son-in-law to F1 chief execut...

F1: How I Would Improve 'The Show'

Tim Goodchild | Posted 24.01.2016 | UK Sport
Tim Goodchild

Twenty-five years ago I began watching Formula One and 2016 also marks the 20th anniversary of my childhood hero Damon Hill winning the world title. I will always be a fan of F1 but even though my current favourite driver, Lewis Hamilton, is dominating the sport I find myself waning in interest of the only sport I truly follow with a passion...

Formula One 2014: Season Review

Tim Goodchild | Posted 03.03.2015 | UK Sport
Tim Goodchild

As 2014 draws to a close and we can begin to get excited for the start of the 2015 Formula One World Championship, Formula One went through a year of transition in 2014 and perhaps has left us with an uncertain future. Here are my highlights and thoughts...

'I'm A Bit Of An Idiot' - Ecclestone Explains Bribery Trial Settlement

PA | Posted 06.08.2014 | UK Sport

Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone has labelled himself "a bit of an idiot" for paying a £60million settlement to end his bribery trial. Just h...

Ecclestone Offers £20m To End Bribery Trial

PA | Posted 29.07.2014 | UK Sport

Bernie Ecclestone's lawyers and are in talks about a possible £20 million deal to end the Formula One boss' bribery trial, a German court has said. ...

Remember This? Mexico Grand Prix Returns To F1

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK Sport

The Mexico Grand Prix is to return to the Formula 1 calendar for the first time in 23 years, Bernie Ecclestone has said. The F1 boss confirmed to F...

These Amazing Race Cars Are Electric, And They're Going To Race In London

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 01.07.2014 | UK Tech

Formula One is an undeniably exciting and powerful sport. It's also hideously bloated, dominated from the centre by a distractingly powerful, er, 'ide...

LOOK: Ecclestone In Court Over Bribery Charges

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.04.2014 | UK Sport

Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone has appeared in court in Germany for the start of his trial on bribery charges. Eighty-three-year-old Ecclestone i...

RIP Formula 1

Dr Nicholas M. Almond | Posted 02.06.2014 | UK Sport
Dr Nicholas M. Almond

We are no longer watching Formula 1, rather we are watching a hyped version of Formula Ford, but where the drivers cannot take risks and the tactics of refuelling have been abolished. F1 has always been about money, speed and risk taking, so why not bring it back to the good old days?

F1 Races Could Be Lost Because Of Noise 'Disgrace'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.03.2014 | UK Sport

Formula 1 races could be lost because of the quieter engines that have been introduced this year, the promoter of the Australian Grand Prix has warned...

Who Wins The Noise War - F1 2013 Or F1 2014?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.03.2014 | UK Sport

After Benie Ecclestone expressed how "horrified" he was at the lack of noise from this year's Formula 1 cars, questions are being asked about what can...

Ecclestone 'Horrified' At Quieter F1 And Could Initiate Legal Change

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK Sport

Australian Grand Prix chief Ron Walker claims Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone was "horrified" at the sport's new quieter era - which could lead ...

Ecclestone: '90% Of The World Would Agree With Putin On Gay Rights'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK Sport

Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone "completely agrees" with Russia president Vladimir Putin's policy towards homosexuality and believes "90% of the worl...

F1 Supremo Ecclestone Wins High Court Battle

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK Sport

Formula 1 motorsport boss Bernie Ecclestone won a multimillion-pound High Court fight with a German media company today. A High Court judge ruled o...

Bernie Counting On Avoiding F1 Bribery Trial

The Huffington Post UK | David Hobbs | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK Sport

Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone is confident that the bribery charges he faces will be dropped before the case reaches court in April. Eccles...

'Business As Usual' Insists Ecclestone

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Sport

Bernie Ecclestone has warned the vultures circling in preparation for his potential demise to write him off at their peril. Ecclestone's vice-like ...

Ecclestone Steps Down As Formula One Director Ahead Of Bribery Trial

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK Sport

Bernie Ecclestone is to step down as a director of Formula One's holding company until court proceedings against the billionaire businessman are concl...

F1 Boss Eccelstone Faces Bribery Trial In Germany

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK Sport

Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone will go on trial on bribery charges in Germany. Ecclestone, 83, faces charges of incitement to breach of trust c...

WATCH: Bernie Ecclestone Has A Bit Of Trouble With Revolving Glass Door

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.11.2013 | UK Comedy

Think it's a bad start to the day when you're having to turn up at the High Court? Well, believe it or not, it can get worse. For here was Bernie E...

F1's World of Tyres, Votes and Money

Todd McCandless | Posted 08.11.2013 | UK Sport
Todd McCandless

Formula 1 has traditionally been operated in the penumbra of a document called the Concorde Agreement. This legally-binding document ties the teams, the commercial right's owners (FOM) and the governing body (FIA) together in a dance of speed, technology and perhaps most importantly...money.

Conquest Without Contribution: Sport Now Second to Scandal and Salary?

Mark Borkowski | Posted 28.10.2013 | UK Sport
Mark Borkowski

To be sure, scandal has always been with us. The annals of British history are littered with the names of great national hellraisers, from Vinnie Jones to Gazza and beyond. However, there is a difference. Recent distasteful behaviour in sport, whether it be the English rugby team tossing midgets, or the bout of al fresco relief with which I began this article, betrays cultural problems, not individual misdemeanours...