JAN 26th 2017

Doug Nye: Bernie Ecclestone – loved, loathed and now dethroned

If Enzo Ferrari was motor racing’s single most influential figure of the 20th Century, ‘Bernie’ Ecclestone assumed that mantle from at least 1980 until last Monday. The news of his being ‘deposed’ by Formula 1’s new American owners, Liberty Media, was not unexpected. But Mr E as his people refer to him has emerged unscathed from so many previous battles and scrapes it’s still hard to believe this might really be The End. 


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