News Details

Zetsche wants Ecclestone to give up F1 marketing

Dieter Zetsche, the chairman of Mercedes parent Daimler, has pointed the finger at Bernie Ecclestone in the wake of the unpopular German grand prix. At the height of the Michael Schumacher era, Hockenheim was a capacity-filled hotbed of German passion. But last weekend for the German grand prix, despite the current dominance of Mercedes, a German reigning champion and a German championship leader, grandstands were sometimes almost completely empty. Zetsche thinks F1 chief executive Ecclestone's approach to marketing the sport is on the wrong track. "In what company can the boss always do everything alone?" he told the Saturday edition of Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung newspaper....
Full Story »
9mo ago from GrandPrix.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Mercedes parent Daimler wants Ecclestone to give up F1...

Mercedes parent Daimler wants Ecclestone to give up F1 marketingPosted On...
9mo ago from ThisIsF1.com

Zetsche: Why does Ecclestone do everything alone?

Dieter Zetsche with Bernie Ecclestone Dieter Zetsche, the chairman of...
9mo ago from GrandPrix247.com

Magnussen not interested in talking to Massa

Felipe Massa and Kevin Magnussen collided in Germany While Felipe Massa...
9mo ago from GrandPrix247.com

F1 will respect Russian GP contract – Ecclestone

F1 will respect Russian GP contract – EcclestonePosted On 23 Jul...
9mo ago from ThisIsF1.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MotoGPToday.com

More details emerge of Marquez injury

Further details have emerged regarding Saturday's finger injury for...
20h ago from Crash.net

Rossi & Marquez set to resume duel in Jerez

Valentino Rossi and Marc Marquez look set to resume their duel for the...
19h ago from MotoGP.com

Smith s ankle a four to six month injury

Bradley Smith may not mention it, but one glance at the Englishman...
15h ago from Crash.net

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Montoya and Kimball disagree, both critical of race...

After a frantic IndyCar race at Barber, multiple drivers were left with...
1d ago from Motorsport.com

Five worthless opinions: Honda Grand Prix of Alabama...

Mark Wilkinson looks at this past weekend's IndyCar race and how it sets...
12h ago from Motorsport.com

Newgarden Takes Maiden Win at Barber

An outstanding race full of strategy and passing saw Josef Newgarden hold...

Tander to make Formula Ford comeback

Leanne Tander is set to make a full comeback to the Australian Formula...
1h ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

David Higgins brings home rally win for Subaru

Higgins and co-driver Craig Drew three for three. Subaru Rally Team USA...
1h ago from Motorsport.com

Pirelli Enjoy Positive Rally Argentina

Tyre manufacturer Pirelli enjoyed a positive outing on the XION Rally...
10h ago from TheCheckeredFlag...

Encouraging start to World RX for Marklund Motorsport

Team Marklund Motorsport had an encouraging start to the FIA World...
11h ago from Motorsport.com

Latvala: Argentina DNF a bitter blow

Volkswagen's Jari-Matti Latvala says his failure to finish Rally...
15h ago from Crash.net

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Burley's Boiling Point: Yawn away, Wenger

FC's Craig Burley sounds off on comments that Jose Mourinho's Chelsea play...
2h ago from ESPNFC.co.uk

George Graham hails Chelsea's defensive display...

Former Arsenal manager George Graham has denied that Chelsea are a boring...
2h ago from SportsMole.co.uk

Report: Arsenal set to launch £24m bid for Pedro

Arsenal are preparing a £24m summer move for forgotten Barcelona winger...
5h ago from SportsMole.co.uk

Report: Manchester City to offer £30m for Jack...

Manchester City are preparing to offer Arsenal £30m to sign midfielder...
6h ago from SportsMole.co.uk

Comments

comments powered by Disqus

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.