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Ecclestone to walk?

Discussion in 'Formula 1' started by paracletus, Jan 22, 2017.

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  1. paracletus

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    It sounds like the legendary Bernie Ecclestone's position as f1 leader is about to come to an end: -

    "Bernie Ecclestone could leave his position as Formula 1 chief executive as soon as this week, a source close to the 86-year-old says.

    The move would end Ecclestone's remarkable 40-year reign in the sport.

    US giant Liberty Media is on the brink of completing its takeover of F1, which values the sport at $8bn (£6.5bn)".
    Full story:
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/formula1/38713153

    It appears that the new owners of f1 want him out.
    Quite likely that Ross Brawn will take over the role.
     
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  2. Rodent

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    Ding dong the wicked warlock is dead? :O_o::roflmao:
     
  3. fortyfivekev

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    It's about time.
     
  4. paletti

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    It is official now. News popped up on some minutes ago. Bernie got fired!
    Wow.. It is like an era has ended today. I mean ok, he is a dinosaur and was very questionable in his decisions and stand points.
    But still... I feel like I am going to miss him anyway. (Maybe because I am a traditionalist ;))
    Bernie, all I can say is thanks for your efforts and enjoy life.
     
  5. Andrew

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    I'm not lazy, I'm just very relaxed. Staff Premium

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