Ecclestone at the 2012 Bahrain Grand Prix
|Born||Bernard Charles Ecclestone
28 October 1930
Bungay, Suffolk, England[source?]
|Known for||President and CEO of
Formula One Management and
Formula One Administration
|Net worth||£2.62 billion|
(m. 1952-?, divorced)
(m. 1985–2009, divorced)
|Children||Deborah (born 1955)
Tamara (born 1984)
Petra (born 1988)
Bernard Charles "Bernie" Ecclestone (born 28 October 1930)[source?] is a British sports entrepreneur. He is the president and CEO of Formula One Management and Formula One Administration. He is part owner of Alpha Prema, the parent company of the Formula One Group of companies. He is generally considered the primary authority in Formula One racing. In 1972 he bought the Brabham team, which he ran for fifteen years. As a team owner he became a member of the Formula One Constructors Association.
He is also the co-owner of Queens Park Rangers F.C.
References[change | change source]
- "Bernie and Slavica Ecclestone - Rich List - Times Online". London: Business.timesonline.co.uk. 27 April 2008. http://business.timesonline.co.uk/tol/business/specials/rich_list/article3795939.ece. Retrieved 2009-07-04.
- Tremayne, David. Formula One: A Complete Race by Race Guide (1st Edition ed.). Avonmouth, Bristol, United Kingdom: Parragon Book Service. p. 8. . http://www.biblio.com/details.php?dcx=23079298&aid=frg. Retrieved 2008-03-01.
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- Bernie Ecclestone, the man behind Formula One. BBC News (12 November 1997).
- Chicanery in Formula One? The Economist (26 August 2004).
- Grand prix, grand prizes. The Economist (13 July 2004).
- Griffiths, John. The case that will decide Formula One's future. Financial Times (23 November 2004).
- Lovell, Terry (2004). Bernie's Game. Metro Books.
- Mott, Sue. The funny billionaire in trapped in the body of a tyrant. The Telegraph (20 March 2004).
- Mr Formula One. The Economist (13 March 1997).
- The main men in F1. BBC Sport (11 October 2004).