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The Long Read: Formula 1 is Ferrari and Ferrari is Formula 1

During a recent interview with GQ magazine on the occasion of being awarded the “GQ Car Awards Lifetime Achievement”, ex-Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone was asked about who he admired most and felt was a true match during his F1 dealings. Among others, Ecclestone mentioned Enzo Ferrari. He said: “Mr [Enzo] Ferrari. He was very special and he helped me a lot. He taught me that the sport is on the table and the business is under it. Formula 1 is Ferrari and Ferrari is Formula 1.” The first part of his quote is quite normal to say, with the business part dominating most of – if not all – the major global sports today. It was the second part that intrigued me:...
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