Posts Tagged ‘Bernie Ecclestone’

7 Feb 2009: F1: Mosley reveals British GP watching brief

The FIA could step in to secure the future of the British Grand Prix if it runs into trouble in 2010, according to a recent statement from its president Max Mosley. The only thing is, it might choose not to interfere. And, if it did, Bernie Ecclestone might not listen.

6 Feb 2009: Over the white line: ITV F1 refuses to go quietly

This week we were pleased to find ourselves being followed on Twitter by ITV F1. This is not to claim we’ve had a rare experience, or that we are special little flowers. But it does make us glad to see that the team is refusing to go quietly.

25 Jan 2009: F1: Ecclestone’s £14.5 million ensures Williams will start season

The spectre of just 16 cars lining up on the Melbourne grid at the start of the 2009 season has been averted – thanks to a £14.5 million payment made by Bernie Ecclestone to the Williams F1 team.

15 Jan 2009: Over the white line: put a quid or two on Felipe…

Massa has proved he is superb racer who pulled a cracking 2008 season out of the hat to become Ferrari’s lead driver against all expectations. He could do with a clean slate this year, without Bernie stirring things.

8 Jan 2009: Honda’s and Button’s futures looking bright

The chances of Jenson Button lining up on the grid in Melbourne are looking considerably better, according to team boss Nick Fry. He has revealed that the Brackley-based outfit is considering around a dozen “serious” offers.

28 Nov 2008: Over the white line: Drivers to be confined to ping-pong

Compound fractures, gold medals and the hitherto completely unsuspected fluffy side of Dietrich ‘Didi’ Mateschitz. Read on for the best of the week’s F1 and motorsport news…

21 Nov 2008: Over the white line: DC’s had his Irn-Bru and is man enough to race…

Gosh, what a week. You’d never know we were in the F1 close season, would you? Join us in ignoring the credit crisis, the ugly-duckling cars and the loss of races, and instead searching out some of the more fun and interesting things to happen this week.

7 Nov 2008: Bernie: Even Lewis can’t save British GP if Donington fails

Bernie Ecclestone has told British F1 fans that not even a home champion will be enough to save their grand prix in 2010 should Donington Park fail to meet its obligation to stage the event.

16 Oct 2008: Opinion: what F1 has in common with pro wrestling

Dodgy penalties and unclear regulations mean that Formula One increasingly resembles the scripted ‘sports entertainment’ of American professional wrestling. Is this really what the future holds?

6 Oct 2008: F1 quotes: Bernie calls Ferrari ‘clowns’

People in Formula One’s top tier, it would seem, are not reading from the same script at the moment after Ferrari boss Luca di Montezemolo vented his frustration at his team’s abject performance in Singapore.

 
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