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  1. Monday 1 August 2016

  2. Ecclestone's mother-in-law freed by police 08:26

    Ecclestone's mother-in-law freed by police

    Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone's mother-in-law has been freed, without any ransom paid, after being kidnapped last month, according to police. Aparecida…

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  3. Tuesday 26 July 2016

  4. Ecclestone's mother-in-law 'kidnapped' 10:24

    Ecclestone's mother-in-law 'kidnapped'

    Bernie Ecclestone's mother-in-law has been kidnapped in Brazil, with a ransom of 120 million Brazilian Reals (£28m) demanded by criminals, local reports…

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  5. Tuesday 28 June 2016

  6. Ecclestone to look at 'more equal' payments 07:46

    Ecclestone to look at 'more equal' payments

    Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone says that he will be looking into how prize money is split and handed out within the sport, in an attempt to give a "more…

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  7. Friday 24 June 2016

  8. Interlagos seeks 2025 contract extension 09:02

    Interlagos seeks 2025 contract extension

    Brazilian Grand Prix organisers have moved to ease fears over the future of the event, following comments made by Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone that it…

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  9. Friday 10 June 2016

  10. Ecclestone: Heineken deal could save Monza 14:39

    Ecclestone: Heineken deal could save Monza

    Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone says the sport's new major sponsorship deal with beer company Heineken will "probably" boost Monza's chances of retaining…

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  11. Wednesday 20 April 2016

  12. Ecclestone says he realises value of social media 13:36

    Ecclestone says he realises value of social media

    Formula 1 CEO Bernie Ecclestone says he now understands the importance of social media to the sport, having previously claimed that he was not interested in…

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  13. Friday 8 April 2016

  14. F1 considering Saturday race for 2017 14:52

    F1 considering Saturday race for 2017

    Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone has revealed that a Saturday qualification race is being considered as part of a potential Grand Prix weekend shake-up for…

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  15. Ecclestone: Aim of qualifying change 'forgotten' 11:39

    Ecclestone: Aim of qualifying change 'forgotten'

    Bernie Ecclestone reckons it has been "forgotten" why Formula 1 introduced a new qualifying format this season, following an agreement to return to last year's…

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  16. Wednesday 6 April 2016

  17. Ecclestone: Drivers 'shouldn't be allowed to talk' 12:59

    Ecclestone: Drivers 'shouldn't be allowed to talk'

    Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone says drivers "shouldn't even be allowed to talk", while claiming that they are only interested in making money, in the wake…

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  18. Friday 1 April 2016

  19. Ecclestone: Las Vegas won't replace Austin 14:41

    Ecclestone: Las Vegas won't replace Austin

    Bernie Ecclestone says that Las Vegas would supplement Austin, and not replace it as the host of the United States Grand Prix if it joins the Formula 1 calendar…

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  20. Tuesday 29 March 2016

  21. Ecclestone: Las Vegas has F1 contract 10:17

    Ecclestone: Las Vegas has F1 contract

    Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone has suggested that Las Vegas could return to the calendar, with organisers behind a proposed race holding a…

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  22. Friday 25 March 2016

  23. Ecclestone: Mercedes, Ferrari to split wins 14:25

    Ecclestone: Mercedes, Ferrari to split wins

    Bernie Ecclestone expects Mercedes and Ferrari to split race wins during the 2016 season after the two teams went head-to-head for victory at the Australian…

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  24. Thursday 24 March 2016

  25. Ecclestone now 'certain' of Monza deal 10:46

    Ecclestone now 'certain' of Monza deal

    Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone has said he is now "certain" that an agreement will be reached for the Italian Grand Prix to remain at Monza beyond the 2016…

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  26. Ecclestone: New qualifying needs a chance 09:02

    Ecclestone: New qualifying needs a chance

    Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone is in favour of keeping the sport's new qualifying format beyond the first race, despite talk of reverting back to the old…

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  27. Tuesday 8 March 2016

  28. Ecclestone eyes Ferrari title challenge 11:20

    Ecclestone eyes Ferrari title challenge

    Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone says he hopes Ferrari will be able to challenge Mercedes for the World Championship this season, following two years of…

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  29. Saturday 27 February 2016

  30. Proposed qualifying format set for delay 08:51

    Proposed qualifying format set for delay

    Formula 1 CEO Bernie Ecclestone says that the proposed new qualifying format will not be introduced until the Spanish Grand Prix due to delays in sorting the…

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  31. Friday 12 February 2016

  32. Ecclestone: Monza future still uncertain 14:53

    Ecclestone: Monza future still uncertain

    Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone says the future of the Italian Grand Prix at Monza remains uncertain, and that progress over a new deal is no longer in his…

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  33. Saturday 30 January 2016

  34. Ecclestone confident over 2016 US GP 10:12

    Ecclestone confident over 2016 US GP

    Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone has reiterated his belief that this year's United States Grand Prix at the Circuit of the Americas will go ahead, despite…

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  35. Thursday 28 January 2016

  36. Ecclestone backs F1 drivers over tyres 10:33

    Ecclestone backs F1 drivers over tyres

    Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone has backed recent calls from drivers to introduce 'flat out' tyres, but reckons teams should do more to assist supplier…

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  37. Saturday 19 December 2015

  38. Ecclestone doubtful over 2017 German GP 16:58

    Ecclestone doubtful over 2017 German GP

    Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone has cast further doubt over the long-term future of the German Grand Prix, claiming it is unlikely that the event will take…

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  39. Thursday 17 December 2015

  40. Ecclestone critical of Mercedes approach 09:44

    Ecclestone critical of Mercedes approach

    Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone has criticised Mercedes for not agreeing to supply Red Bull with power units in 2016, as its rival team searched for an…

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  41. Tuesday 8 December 2015

  42. Ecclestone: US Grand Prix will go ahead 15:27

    Ecclestone: US Grand Prix will go ahead

    Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone has made clear that the 2016 United States Grand Prix will take place as planned, despite its provisional status on the…

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  43. Wednesday 2 December 2015

  44. FIA gives Todt, Ecclestone F1 mandate 19:29

    FIA gives Todt, Ecclestone F1 mandate

    FIA President Jean Todt and Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone have been given a mandate over key Formula 1 issues, following the latest World Motor Sport…

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  45. Saturday 21 November 2015

  46. Argentina F1 return 'up to Ecclestone' 09:26

    Argentina F1 return 'up to Ecclestone'

    Lotus Deputy Team Principal Federico Gastaldi says a potential return of the Argentinian Grand Prix rests largely in the hands of Formula 1 supremo Bernie…

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  47. Thursday 19 November 2015

  48. Ecclestone expects BBC to honour contract 11:50

    Ecclestone expects BBC to honour contract

    Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone says he expects the BBC to honour its existing television contract, which runs through 2018, despite the British broadcaster…

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  49. Wednesday 11 November 2015

  50. USGP under threat after state subsidy cut 12:04

    USGP under threat after state subsidy cut

    Doubt has been cast over the future of the United States Grand Prix at the Circuit of the Americas, with the Texas state government significantly reducing the…

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  51. Monday 26 October 2015

  52. Ecclestone wants F1 race 'California way' 11:38

    Ecclestone wants F1 race 'California way'

    Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone says he is eager to add another United States race to the calendar, and reckons a West Coast event would be the best…

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  53. Sunday 25 October 2015

  54. Ecclestone: Dennis against Red Bull/Honda deal 09:18

    Ecclestone: Dennis against Red Bull/Honda deal

    Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone has claimed that Honda is willing to supply Red Bull with engines in 2016, but that McLaren CEO Ron Dennis is against such a…

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  55. Friday 23 October 2015

  56. Second USGP practice session called off 20:59

    Second USGP practice session called off

    Friday's second practice session for the United States Grand Prix has been called off by officials, with no sign of the poor weather conditions which have hit…

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  57. Tuesday 20 October 2015

  58. Ecclestone wants to force V8s for 2016 11:28

    Ecclestone wants to force V8s for 2016

    Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone believes that the sport should drop the current turbocharged V6 power units in favour of a return to V8 engines for 2016…

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  59. Tuesday 6 October 2015

  60. Ecclestone says F1 could be sold this year 18:58

    Ecclestone says F1 could be sold this year

    Bernie Ecclestone says Formula 1 could be set for a change of ownership before the end of the year, with the Briton claiming that three parties are currently…

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  61. Friday 4 September 2015

  62. Ecclestone backs Pirelli over tyres 08:44

    Ecclestone backs Pirelli over tyres

    Bernie Ecclestone and Formula One Management have expressed support to Formula 1 tyre supplier Pirelli in the wake of the failures suffered during the Belgian…

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  63. Friday 21 August 2015

  64. F1 remains on free-to-air TV in Germany 13:16

    F1 remains on free-to-air TV in Germany

    Formula 1 will remain on free-to-air television in Germany until at least the end of 2017 after broadcaster RTL penned a new two-year deal with the sport. In…

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  65. Thursday 13 August 2015

  66. Ecclestone wants Renault works team 16:24

    Ecclestone wants Renault works team

    Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone has called on Renault to remain in Formula 1 and return to its days of being a manufacturer team by taking over the Lotus…

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  67. Sunday 19 July 2015

  68. Ecclestone: We must not let this happen again 11:24

    Ecclestone: We must not let this happen again

    Formula 1 CEO Bernie Ecclestone says that the sport must ensure that the situation which befell Jules Bianchi does not happen again. Bianchi passed away on…

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  69. Saturday 4 July 2015

  70. Mallya: Ecclestone needs to 'un-crap' F1 07:46

    Mallya: Ecclestone needs to 'un-crap' F1

    Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone should find a way to "un-crap" the sport if he feels that he doesn't have a good enough product to sell at the moment…

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  71. Wednesday 24 June 2015

  72. US-Qatari investors eye Formula 1 stake 12:08

    US-Qatari investors eye Formula 1 stake

    A combined US and Qatari bid is looking to purchase a significant stake in Formula 1 from its primary shareholder, CVC Capital Partners, according to the…

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  73. Friday 12 June 2015

  74. 05:12

    Video of the Day: Ecclestone on state of F1

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  75. Thursday 11 June 2015

  76. Ecclestone in fresh New Jersey talks 10:16

    Ecclestone in fresh New Jersey talks

    Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone has held fresh talks with figures behind the proposed New Jersey street race to determine if the project can be…

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  77. Friday 29 May 2015

  78. Ecclestone sets Indian GP deadline 11:30

    Ecclestone sets Indian GP deadline

    Bernie Ecclestone has set a two month deadline for Indian Grand Prix organisers to get the event back on the calendar for the 2016 season. India hosted…

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  79. Wednesday 27 May 2015

  80. Ecclestone: Rosberg, Vettel 'bad for business' 09:43

    Ecclestone: Rosberg, Vettel 'bad for business'

    Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone has said that German drivers Nico Rosberg and Sebastian Vettel are "not so good" for the business of the sport. While…

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  81. Tuesday 21 April 2015

  82. Ecclestone casts further doubt on Monza 13:40

    Ecclestone casts further doubt on Monza

    Formula 1 CEO Bernie Ecclestone says that the future of Monza on the calendar remains uncertain, with its current deal expiring at the end of 2016. Monza has…

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  83. 05:34

    Video of the Day: Ecclestone on Formula 1

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  84. Sunday 19 April 2015

  85. Ecclestone happy with V6s if costs controlled 14:55

    Ecclestone happy with V6s if costs controlled

    Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone has said that he would be happy for the sport to continue using the current V6 turbocharged power units, providing costs for…

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  86. Friday 3 April 2015

  87. Mouton unconvinced by all-female series 09:32

    Mouton unconvinced by all-female series

    Michèle Mouton, the President of the FIA's Women in Motorsport Commission, is unconvinced that Bernie Ecclestone's idea of an all-female championship would be…

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  88. Monday 16 March 2015

  89. Manor to pay Australian GP freight costs 15:27

    Manor to pay Australian GP freight costs

    Manor Marussia will be required to pay freight costs for the season-opening Australian Grand Prix, according to Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone. Manor…

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  90. Ecclestone backs Red Bull's call for equalisation 13:12

    Ecclestone backs Red Bull's call for equalisation

    Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone has backed Red Bull's call for governing body the FIA to rein in Mercedes' engine advantage and create a more level playing…

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  91. Saturday 14 March 2015

  92. Ecclestone: German GP currently dead 04:58

    Ecclestone: German GP currently dead

    Bernie Ecclestone has cast further doubt over Germany's chances of hosting a Grand Prix in 2015. The Nürburgring was due to stage this year's event, having…

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  93. Sunday 8 March 2015

  94. Ecclestone frustrated by Formula 1 spending 09:15

    Ecclestone frustrated by Formula 1 spending

    Bernie Ecclestone says he is frustrated by the levels of spending in Formula 1 after his cost cutting proposals were rejected, ahead of next weekend's…

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  95. Thursday 5 March 2015

  96. Weekend deadline for German Grand Prix 11:16

    Weekend deadline for German Grand Prix

    Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone says that the future of the German Grand Prix needs to be resolved by this weekend, ahead of the start of the new…

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  97. Sunday 8 February 2015

  98. Qatar inches closer to Formula 1 race 14:25

    Qatar inches closer to Formula 1 race

    Qatar has claimed that it is on the brink of signing a deal which would enable it to host a Formula 1 race within the next two years. The small Gulf nation…

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  99. Tuesday 3 February 2015

  100. Deadline looming for German Grand Prix 11:53

    Deadline looming for German Grand Prix

    Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone says that time is running out for the sport to host a Grand Prix in Germany this year. A race has been pencilled in for…

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  101. Thursday 22 January 2015

  102. Ecclestone hopeful Marussia can be saved 10:19

    Ecclestone hopeful Marussia can be saved

    Bernie Ecclestone is hopeful that Marussia can be saved after meeting with a potential investor. The team's planned auction of 2014 race cars and various…

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  103. Wednesday 21 January 2015

  104. Ecclestone wants 2016 South Africa return 12:51

    Ecclestone wants 2016 South Africa return

    Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone hopes the sport can return to South Africa next year. Ecclestone explained last month that he wanted to revive the…

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  105. Tuesday 13 January 2015

  106. German GP at Nürburgring still uncertain 15:43

    German GP at Nürburgring still uncertain

    It remains unclear whether the Nürburgring will stage this year's German Grand Prix, with a spokesperson for the venue informing GPUpdate.net that terms have…

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  107. Monday 22 December 2014

  108. Ecclestone keen to revive South African GP 11:28

    Ecclestone keen to revive South African GP

    Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone says he would still like to revive the South African Grand Prix. South Africa last hosted a round of the Formula 1 World…

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  109. Friday 19 December 2014

  110. BayernLB files law suit against Ecclestone 17:31

    BayernLB files law suit against Ecclestone

    German bank BayernLB has confirmed that it has filed a law suit against Bernie Ecclestone in relation to the sale of Formula 1 in 2006. BayernLB claims that…

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  111. Thursday 18 December 2014

  112. Ecclestone formally reappointed to F1 board 16:40

    Ecclestone formally reappointed to F1 board

    Bernie Ecclestone has been reappointed to the Formula 1 board and will continue as CEO of the Formula One Group, while Luca di Montezemolo and Paul Walsh have…

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  113. Friday 12 December 2014

  114. Ecclestone: Korea had to be added for 2015 14:33

    Ecclestone: Korea had to be added for 2015

    Bernie Ecclestone has claimed that the Korean Grand Prix had to be added to the 2015 Formula 1 calendar for legal reasons. The return of the Yeongam event…

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  115. Ecclestone: Bahrain can block Qatar race 09:41

    Ecclestone: Bahrain can block Qatar race

    Bernie Ecclestone says agreements with current Middle Eastern races could prevent Qatar from joining the Formula 1 calendar. The F1 supremo recently…

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