Bernie Ecclestone and Flavio Briatore have history in F1
Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone says Formula 1 will abandon its highly controversial plan for standing re-starts after safety car periods from 2015, and says there is no need for Flavio Briatore to serve as consultant to help improve the ‘show'.
In Hungary, reportedly alarmed with the sport's dwindling spectator and television appeal, Ecclestonemet with team bosses.
But Ecclestone denied it was resolved that Flavio Briatore was the key to a more popular future for the sport.
'We do not need Flavio. We can do it ourselves,' he told Auto Motor und Sport.
The publication said there are reports a popularity task force will...
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