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Ecclestone at the 2012 Bahrain Grand Prix
Bernard Charles Ecclestone
28 October 1930
|Known for||Former President and CEO of
Formula One Management and
Formula One Administration
|Net worth||£2.62 billion|
(m. 1952-?, divorced)
(m. 1985–2009, divorced)
|Children||Deborah (born 1955)
Tamara (born 1984)
Petra (born 1988)
He was the president and CEO of Formula One Management and Formula One Administration. He is part owner of Alpha Prema, the parent company of the Formula One Group of companies. He is generally considered the primary authority in Formula One racing. In 1972 he bought the Brabham team, which he ran for fifteen years. As a team owner he became a member of the Formula One Constructors Association.
On the 23 January, 2017, it was announced that Bernie Ecclestone had been replaced by Chase Carey as chief executive of the Formula One Group, though he has been appointed as chairman emeritus and will act as an adviser to the board.
He is also the co-owner of Queens Park Rangers F.C.
- Griffiths, John. The case that will decide Formula One's future . Financial Times (23 November 2004).
- Mott, Sue. The funny billionaire in trapped in the body of a tyrant. The Telegraph (20 March 2004).
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Ecclestone (right) with Carlos Reutemann at the 1975 Austrian Grand Prix
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