(Motorsport-Complete.com) – Actually, the experts were sure that Bernie Ecclestone would remain the Formula 1 boss until he was carried out of the paddock in the coffin. But the arrival of Liberty Media changed everything: The Americans sawed off Ecclestone and appointed Sprint Carey as the new Formula 1 chairman.
If Liberty asked him today if he would like to come back again, Ecclestone would have a clear answer: “I would say no to 100 percent, “he emphasized to the 'Daily Mail ' and has little left for it, used to be Liberty made Formula 1: “I would try to tear down all the things that they have built up.”
According to Ecclestone, the Americans underestimated Formula 1 business: “They thought that it would be easy, like a normal business. But s They found out that it wasn't, “said the Briton. For him, every single deal is like selling a used car – and these are the qualities you need: “Formula 1 needs a used car dealer,” he says.
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Ecclestone will not be this in the future. He is celebrating his this year). Birthday and has completely withdrawn from the circus – apart from a few on-site visits, which Liberty tolerates rather than desired.
But he has not lost his humor: “I used to be I traveled around the world and thought about which young women I could tow. If I tow one today, it is no longer healthy for me, “he grins.