News Details

Ecclestone happy if struggling teams collapse

Bernie Ecclestone has issued a stinging warning to struggling F1 teams. Amid all the noise about the urgent need for cost cutting, the sport's chief executive insists he has no fear that some teams are facing financial collapse. "I do not fear it," he told Kleine Zeitung newspaper. "I would even be happy about it. "It's like a poker game -- you don't know what the others hold in their hands. If you can't afford to be in this game, you should not be here," Ecclestone added. The 83-year-old Briton made clear he is much more worried about other things, like the lack of noise from the new V6 engines, and certain rules. "It's ridiculous," he says, "what...
Full Story »
2y ago from GrandPrix.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Bernie 'happy' if teams drop out

Bernie Ecclestone says he would have no complaints if some teams were...
2y ago from PlanetF1.com

FIA issues fresh Turn 8 warning for race

– The FIA has issued a fresh track limits warning ahead of the...
2y ago from GPUpdate.net

Ecclestone unconcerned about losing cash-strapped F1...

Bernie Ecclestone says he is not afraid of losing further teams from...
2y ago from RichlandF1.com

Ecclestone not afraid of losing teams

– Bernie Ecclestone says he is not afraid of losing cash-strapped...
2y ago from GPUpdate.net

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

Lorenzo: Assen qualifying was like “riding on ice or...

Reigning MotoGP champion Jorge Lorenzo says his Assen qualifying struggles...
14h ago from Motorsport.com

Dovizioso “lucky” to follow Rossi on crucial pole...

Dutch MotoGP pole winner Andrea Dovizioso admitted he was “lucky” to...
16h ago from Motorsport.com

Dovizioso takes pole at damp Assen

– Ducati's Andrea Dovizioso claimed his first pole position of the...
17h ago from GPUpdate.net

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

IndyCar Makes a Power-ful Return to Racing at Road...

With the track temperature it's hottest yet for the weekend so far, and a...

INDYCAR: Tire conservation key for Road America

A combination of Road America's endless run of long and fast corners and...
10h ago from Racer.com

Kanaan leads Ganassi 1-2 in third practice at Road...

Tony Kanaan left it until the final seconds of the session to edge his...
13h ago from Motorsport.com

INDYCAR: Kanaan, Chevys fastest in final practice

The Chevrolet-powered teams flexed their collective muscle during...
13h ago from Racer.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Paddon targets Poland bounce back

Kiwi keen to put recent disappointment behind him
22h ago from WRC.com

Craig Breen and Stéphane Lefebvre to represent Abu...

Winners of Rally de Portugal with Kris Meeke and Paul Nagle, the Abu Dhabi...
1d ago from Motorsport.com

Ogier draws 'additional strength' from fatherhood

Will Tim make the champ even faster?
1d ago from WRC.com

Hyundai Motorsport targets podium at fast and furious...

Hyundai Motorsport is ready to challenge for another podium result in...
1d ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Arsenal's 4-2-3-1 starting XI: How they could line up...

RSENAL supporters will be demanding the club push on next season after...
2h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

(Image) Arsenal transfer target shows off new...

Earlier this summer, Aaron Ramsey took a fair bit of stick after...
2h ago from CaughtOffside.com

Arsenal Transfer Shock: Wenger to hold talks with West...

ARSENE WENGER is reportedly gearing up for a transfer battle in order to...
8h ago from Express.co.uk

Big changes… three in, three out at Arsenal this...

Big changes… three in, three out at Arsenal this summer BEGIN...
12h ago from FootballFancast....

Comments

Hottest News

Recent News

2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.