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Ecclestone ‘didn't know' he'd lost his F1 position

Bernie Ecclestone only found out this week that his position as honorary emeritus expired back in January. Selling Formula 1 to Liberty Media in a deal that was wrapped up in January 2017, Ecclestone was handed a role of chairman emeritus. That, though, expired in January this year. Releasing a statement in response to recent comments made by the Brit, F1 revealed that 'Ecclestone has played no role in Formula 1 since he left our organisation in 2017, his title Chairman Emeritus, being honorific, expired in January 2020'. That was news to Ecclestone. 'Well, I didn't know anything about this,' the 89-year-old told GPFans. 'How this actually happened was that after they bought the company,...
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