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Ecclestone reveals why he named Horner as his successor

In recent days there has been a resurgence of reports about Christian Horner taking over from Bernie Ecclestone as the boss of Formula One. Ecclestone has now revealed why Horner's name was mentioned and a source close to F1's controlling shareholder, the private equity firm CVC, has confirmed that it isn't planning to replace the 83 year-old according to an article in the Guardian by Christian Sylt.The reports about Horner taking over F1's driving seat first emerged in December when Ecclestone was quoted saying that Horner would be his 'ideal' successor. 'It needs someone who knows the sport. If someone comes in from outside, a corporate type, I don't think I could work with them. It...
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