Bernie Ecclestone Bribes His Way Out of Bribery Charge

Former Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone will avoid jail time because of a technicality in Germany that allows defendants to end a trail for a fee.

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2014 Grand Prix of America Wiped From F1 Calendar

F1 fans looking forward to watching  some of the world’s best drivers whip around a 3.2-mile temporary road coarse in New Jersey will have to put their plans on hold.

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F1 Grand Prix of America Race Cancelled: Ecclestone

The on again, off again Formula 1 Grand Prix of America race is now cancelled according to F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone.

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Bernie Ecclestone Indicted on Bribery Charges

Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone has been indicted in Germany on allegations of bribery.

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Bernie Ecclestone Offers to Help the Nurburgring

By waiving his usual sanctioning fee and offering to cover all the costs associated with hosting an F1 race at the Nurburgring, Bernie Ecclestone is offering a helping hand to the distraught racing complex — but there’s a catch.

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London Formula One Race Pushed by Bernie Ecclestone

Never one to shy away from speaking his mind, the ever-contraversial Bernie Ecclestone believes a Formula One race would be “fantastic for London, good for England – a lot better than the Olympics.”

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Sebastian Vettel's Dominance is Hurting F1 Says Bernie Ecclestone

In the 2010 F1 season, Sebastian Vettel was crowned the youngest F1 champion ever at the final race. A year later, the German Red Bull driver had absolutely no problems defending his championship, locking it in with three races to go.

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Formula One Wants New Contract With Nrburgring

The Nürburgring race facility is currently seeking a new operator, which has left a lot of race promoters and organizers wanting new contracts for the German race venue.

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Formula 1 Texas Race Is Back On Again

Thanks to a last-minute financial deal that came through to secure the $25 million in sanctioning fees needed for the new Circuit of the Americas to part of next year’s F1 circus, the US Grand Prix is back on track for 2012.

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Formula One's Bernie Ecclestone Gives Austin Race A One Week Deadline

Next year’s U.S. Grand Prix could be in jeopardy if organizers of the Austin, Texas race do not agree on a contract and pay fees by the end of next week. Formula One’s head honcho Bernie Ecclestone’s patience is clearly wearing thin with negotiations and does not want to wait beyond the season-ending Brazilian Grand Prix race in San Paulo on November 27th for a decision to be made.

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Formula 1 Promoters Threaten To Switch To IndyCar

The world of Formula One has been flipped upside down by new regulations approving the switch from current V8 engines to V6 turbos. The rev limiter has also been lowered from 18,000 rpm to 15,000 as a major change. As a result, many companies associated with the commercial side of the sport are very concerned about a decline in popularity. Renault and the FIA want to see F1 become more environmentally active while Ferrari and Bernie Ecclestone feel that abandoning what F1 has become known for will affect ticket sales.

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Formula One To Vote On Bahrain Race

Formula One’s governing body is planning to reconsider the 2011 Bahrain Grand Prix and cast a revote among all teams, after its former president and one of its top drivers called for F1 to cancel the event among continued unrest.

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Formula 1 Returns To America for 2012; June 10th Date Set

The FIA has just posted its 2012 Formula 1 schedule, and good news to race fans and Americans in general: in the world of international motorsports, our fair nation is once again significant!

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Bahrain Grand Prix Postponed From 2011 F1 Season Due to Civil Unrest

Due to the ongoing protests in Bahrain, F1 officials have officially pulled the plug on the Bahrain Grand Prix, originally scheduled for March 13th.

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Formula 1 Could Return to Turbo 4-Cylinder Engines for 2013 Season

Rumors are circulating the web about the possibility of a return to four-cylinder, turbo charged engines. The last time a Formula One race car used a four cylinder unit was back in 1988. Since then, the engines have grown in size and the cylinder count has varied, but all engines have been normally aspirated.

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