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Ecclestone unconcerned about losing cash-strapped F1 teams

Bernie Ecclestone says he is not afraid of losing further teams from Formula One, if they cannot afford to compete. Despite increased fears over the financial stability of a number of teams and with rumours that some owners are looking to sell up, the F1 supremo dismissed any concerns of shrinking grids, stating: “In fact, I would be happy. It's like a poker game. You don't know the other players,” Ecclestone told AUTOSPORT following the Austrian Grand Prix. 'They should not be in the game. You should not be in this business if you cannot afford it.” Rather than the current financial state of the sport, Ecclestone instead said his concerns lie with the current spectacle of Formula...
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