Bernie Ecclestone

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Bernie Ecclestone
Bernie Ecclestone 2012 Bahrain.jpg
Ecclestone at the 2012 Bahrain Grand Prix
Born Bernard Charles Ecclestone
28 October 1930 (1930-10-28) (age 86)
Bungay, Suffolk, England[1]
Nationality British
Ethnicity White
Occupation Businessman
Years active 1945-present
Known for Former President and CEO of
Formula One Management and
Formula One Administration
Net worth £2.62 billion
Spouse(s) Ivy Bamford
(m. 1952-?, divorced)
Slavica Ecclestone
(m. 1985–2009, divorced)
Fabiana Flosi
(m. 2012-present)
Children Deborah (born 1955)
Tamara (born 1984)
Petra (born 1988)

Bernard Charles "Bernie" Ecclestone (born 28 October 1930)[1] is a British sports entrepreneur.[2]

He was 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.[3] As a team owner he became a member of the Formula One Constructors Association.

On the 23 January, 2017, it was announced that Bernie Ecclestone had been replaced by Chase Carey as chief executive of the Formula One Group, though he has been appointed as chairman emeritus and will act as an adviser to the board.[4]

He is also the co-owner of Queens Park Rangers F.C.

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