Bernie receives bribery indictment

2013-07-18 07:23

Bernie Ecclestone has turned Formula 1 into a global money-spinner but bribery allegations threaten to end his long reign as the sport's chief executive.

Third option up for '14 test

2013-05-09 07:36

Abu Dhabi is the latest Gulf circuit to express interest in hosting Formula 1 pre-season testing with Bernie Ecclestone also being "very interested".

Bernie: 'Only top 10 get paid'

2013-04-29 11:26

Bernie Ecclestone has revealed that any teams that finish outside the top 10 of the F1 Constructors' championship will no longer receive any F1 prize-money.

Final F1 race for Interlagos?

2013-04-16 09:03

Bernie Ecclestone has threatened to axe Brazil's Formula 1 race if organisers fail to urgently upgrade the ageing Interlagos circuit.

F1 V6's might get fake sound

2013-04-04 12:25

Bernie Ecclestone has hinted that the calmer tones of Formula 1's new-generation turbo V6 engines could be artificially enhanced.

'Hamilton wanted to join Vettel'

2013-03-24 10:38

Lewis Hamilton aimed to join Red Bull instead of Mercedes but the deal did not materialise because team owner Dietrich Mateschitz was loyal to Mark Webber, says Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone.

Cape Town GP: Readers respond

2013-03-08 14:02

Wheels24 reader MERVYN VAN ROOYEN says Cape Town should host a Formula 1 race and strive to make it "the best Grand Prix in the world".

Bernie sparks Cape GP rumour

2013-03-05 13:37

"I wanna be in Cape Town," says Bernie Ecclestone as he hopes to stretch F1's already bustling calendar to 22 races in 2014.

Bernie gives Bahrain go-ahead

2013-02-18 14:33

Bernie Ecclestone is 100% sure the Bahrain GP will go ahead as scheduled despite new clashes between security forces and protesters.

Bernie to meet small teams

2013-02-07 13:29

Formula 1 chief executive Bernie Ecclestone has summoned the chiefs of the sport's smallest teams to his London headquarters.

Mexico plans F1 return

2013-01-22 10:02

Mexico is planning to be on the 2014 F1 calendar following a 22 year absence from the sport.

Bernie eyes precious 'Ring

2013-01-09 08:01

F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone is in talks with people at the Nurburgring and is hoping to settle a deal with them to host the 2013 German F1 GP.

Bangkok to 'Thai'-up '15 GP?

2012-12-21 08:49

Thailand expects to expand Asia's F1 race portfolio in 2015 thanks to an agreement in principle with F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone.

Red Bull Ring to get action?

2012-12-14 12:32

Bernie Ecclestone played down the possibility of an Austrian return to F1 in 2013 but ex-F1 driver Gerhard Berger doesn't see why it shouldn't happen.

Bernie debunks 20 races in 2013

2012-12-13 08:44

To heck with speculation! Bernie Ecclestone now says there will be 19 F1 races in 2013, not 20.

FIA mulls 'mystery race' venue

2012-12-06 12:37

F1 could have 20 races again next season after the governing FIA pencilled in a mystery European round in July to fill a space left by the postponed GP of America in New Jersey.

Vettel thinks F1 has changed

2012-11-23 12:41

Sebastian Vettel would love to come across as a more charismatic and colourful Formula 1 World champion - but the spirit of the age is against him.

Texas success, Bernie eyes LA next

2012-11-20 10:15

Lewis Hamilton claimed the victory and Red Bull clinched the Constructor's title, but the biggest winner at the US GP was F1 with supremo Bernie Ecclestone immediately calling for more races in America.

Americans don't get F1 'romance'

2012-11-15 10:13

Americans have had a long-standing love affair with the car but the romance of F1, that sets hearts of motorsports fans around the world aflutter, has never managed to get pulses racing in the US.


'New Jersey on the cards': Bernie

2013-05-12 12:54

Formula 1 has put money into New Jersey's postponed GP of America to ensure it will go ahead in 2014.

Lost F1 income hurts Marussia

2013-05-02 09:42

Technical chief Pat Symonds has admitted Marussia's loss of Concorde Agreement revenue "really hurts". Well, it was $10-million...

Night race for 2014 Bahrain GP?

2013-04-23 09:22

Bahrain ccould celebrate its tenth anniversary as a Formula 1 host by staging the 2013 race under spotlights.

Bernie downplays Bahrain protests

2013-04-16 08:51

Bernie Ecclestone has reassured teams that they will be safe at the 2013 Bahrain GP despite a terrorist group blowing up a car "in opposition to holding the F1 race".

Bernie the Wimbledon supremo?

2013-03-26 14:42

Formula 1 chief executive Bernie Ecclestone revealed how close he came to changing the international game of tennis.

Rejected Cape GP: Backer speaks

2013-03-14 10:31

Organising hopeful Cape Town Grand Prix SA remains positive despite the city black-flagging a future Formula 1 race because of cost.

Cape black-flags F1 Grand Prix

2013-03-08 09:40

Despite receiving 11 proposals, the City of Cape Town has ruled out the idea of hosting a Formula 1 Grand Prix at the Cape Town stadium. Other proposed venues were the Athlone Stadium and V&A Waterfront...

Sochi: 'We're ready for F1!'

2013-02-19 11:21

Russia is readying the Black Sea resort of Sochi to host the 2014 Russian Winter Olympics and a Formula 1 GP soon afterwards.

Ecclestone: Marussia is safe

2013-02-12 10:14

Bernie Ecclestone has confirmed that no other teams will leave F1, despite speculation that Marussia would follow HRT out of the sport.

Bernie: Too late for 20 races

2013-02-06 11:53

Bernie Ecclestone has confirmed that Formula 1's 2013 schedule will run for only 19 races but, with Bernie, who ever really knows?

Force India 'could collapse'

2013-01-18 13:32

Force India "is in crisis" and it is possible the Formula 1 team "could collapse" in 2013.

Bernie wants Ferrari on top

2013-01-03 08:08

Bernie Ecclestone has admitted he would be happy if Red Bull's domination of Formula 1 ends in 2013, commenting "perhaps with Ferrari leading again".

F1: Unexpected year in retro

2012-12-20 09:20

2012 has been described as one of Formula 1's most unpredictable seasons. Motorsport expert ALAN BALDWIN looks back...

Bernie on teams : Less is more

2012-12-14 08:54

HRT has droppe off the F1 list for 2013 but Bernie Ecclestone believes it's for the best - he's always wanted fewer teams.

Bernie: Schumi return a mistake

2012-12-10 08:14

F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone reckons Michael Schumacher's return to the sport was a mistake and his reputation was at risk of being ruined.

Rolex taking its time to F1

2012-12-06 09:21

Rolex will be Formula 1's official timekeeper and timepiece from 2013 after agreeing to a global partnership.

Lotus team heats up with Burn

2012-11-23 09:49

Coca-Cola will enter Formula 1 with its Burn energy drink as a sponsor for Kimi Raikkonen's Lotus team. Will everything keep going right...?

F1 drivers survey Austin track

2012-11-16 14:35

The Circuit of the Americas stepped into the spotlight as Formula 1's best surveyed the track that could crown a Driver's champion and breathe life into a sport largely ignored in the United States.

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