Bernie Ecclestone resigned as head of Formula 1

86-year-old Bernie Ecclestone announced the resignation of the CEO of Formula 1 Group. The new owners of “Formula” – Liberty Media Corporation – Ecclestone offered the position of honorary President.

“Today I was forced to retire. I’m leaving. This is the official statement. My post is a chase Kerry”, – quotes Bernie Ecclestone, the Motorsport edition. However, he said that the post of honorary President is “one of us above” the companies Liberty Media Corporation, and has no idea what she is.

Answering a question of journalists about his future, Bernie Ecclestone said that from now his office will be much quieter, but did not rule out that some time to visit the Grand Prix. “I have many friends in Formula 1 and I have sufficient funds to afford to attend the race,” added Ecclestone.