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.