Ferrari have power to veto Horner's appointment to top F1 job 5 December, 2013 Bernie Ecclestone with Christian Horner Ferrari's political power in the realms of Formula 1 extends even to the choice of Bernie Ecclestone's eventual successor at the helm of the sport.
Amid his legal troubles surrounding the Gerhard Gribkowsky corruption scandal, 83-year-old Ecclestone recently named Red Bull team boss Christian Horner as his preferred successor.
Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo, however, dismissed Horner's naming as a 'joke'.
'As the years go by, he (Ecclestone) more and more enjoys making jokes and I'm happy he still has the desire to do so,' he told Italian television Rai.
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