Sulayem clarifies involvement of former F1 supremo Ecclestone

Sulayem won last week’s FIA presidential election when he beat rival candidate Graham Stoker to the most powerful position in motorsport. One of the early decisions during his campaign was to propose Fabiana Ecclestone as the candidate for vice-president for sport in South America. The move was the first...
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Appeal would make Mercedes look like bad losers, says Ecclestone

LONDON, Dec 13 (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton was not robbed of a Formula One championship and Mercedes will look like bad losers if they appeal Max Verstappen's success, the sport's former supremo Bernie Ecclestone said on Monday. Mercedes, constructors' champions for a record eighth year in a row, had two...

F1 owes its success to men like Williams, says Ecclestone

LONDON, Nov 28 (Reuters) - Former Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone paid tribute to the late Frank Williams as a pioneer who helped to build the modern sport and without whom it might have ceased to exist. Williams, who had been quadriplegic since a 1986 car accident in France, died...

When F1’s underrated free spirit Piquet stood up to Ecclestone

After winning karting and Formula Vee championships in his native Brazil, Nelson Piquet came to Europe in 1977, winning innumerable F3 races before making his F1 debut with Ensign at Hockenheim the following year. After further grands prix in a privately entered McLaren, there came an invitation to drive a factory Brabham-Alfa at the final race, Montreal. It was the start of a long love affair.

Alpine skiing turns to former F1 boss Ecclestone for advice

SÖLDEN, Austria — SÖLDEN, Austria (AP) — The International Ski Federation is turning to Bernie Ecclestone for advice, hoping the former Formula 1 boss can do to Alpine skiing what he did to car racing in the past. FIS President Johan Eliasch said Friday he has approached Ecclestone to become...