Ecclestone wants to create in 2019 alternative series «the Formula-1»

Former General Manager and the managing Director of «Formula 1» Bernie Ecclestone is planning to create a new series of racing in 2019.

It is reported by the journalist «Bi-bi-si» Andrew Benson in his Twitter, reports UNIAN.

«According to reliable sources, Ecclestone will fight against Liberty Media with the help of a breakaway series in 2019,» wrote Benson.

Ecclestone is currently the President of FOM (Formula One Management) and FOA (Formula 1 Administration). Also owns shares of the company «alpha Prema», the parent company of the group of companies Formula 1. In fact, until 23 January 2017 he was the head of Formula 1 in General.

First Ecclestone participated in competitions as a rider (Ecclestone participated in two Grand Prix in the 1958 season, but never qualified), and then as the Manager of Stuart Lewis-Evans and Jochen rindt. In 1972 he purchased the team «Brabham», which ran for 15 years. As a team owner he became a member of the Association of constructors of Formula 1. His control over the race (which started with the fact that in the late 1970s, he first sold the television rights) were primarily financial, but in accordance with the Contract agreement Ecclestone and his company also engaged in the management, organization and logistics of each Grand Prix Formula 1.

Recall, January 23, Ecclestone left the post of President of group of companies Formula 1 according to the decision of the new management of the racing series of the company Liberty Media.

Ecclestone wants to create in 2019 alternative series «the Formula-1» 27.01.2017

Январь 27th, 2017 by
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