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Kate Walker: F1’s ruling committee

As has long been established, when Bernie Ecclestone makes targeted statements to newspapers and broadcasters, the F1 supremo often has intentions that don't relate to the words spoken.This week's comments to the Financial Times regarding his retirement plans have less to do with Ecclestone's desire to buy an RV and drive the length of Route 66 – or to buy a bungalow and call it Dunroamin – than they do his desire to save face should his legal battles make his current position untenable.While there is sporadic chatter naming Red Bull team principal Christian Horner as Bernie's most likely replacement, the CEO of Formula One is far more likely to be replaced by a committee than any one...
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