Bernard Charles "Bernie" Ecclestone (born 28 October 1930 in Bungay, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom) is a British businessman, Formula One who served as Chief Executive Officer of Formula One Management and Formula One Administration for over 40 years. He currently holds the position of Chairman Emeritus following the takeover of Formula One by Liberty Media.

He is one of the key figures currently tasked with the running of the sport. In January 2014 he stepped down from the board of Formula One Group, but maintained day-to-day running of the company.

Prior to his current position within Formula One, Ecclestone drove for the Connaught team (though never qualified) and was team boss and owner for the Brabham team during much of the 1970s and '80s.

Formula One CareerEdit

Ecclestone considered Lewis Hamilton's overtake to win the World Championship at the 2008 Brazilian Grand Prix to be the "most iconic moment in 65 years of F1."[1]

Formula One Statistical OverviewEdit

Formula One RecordEdit

Year Entrant Team WDC Points WDC Pos.
1958 B C Ecclestone Connaught-Alta 0 NC

Career StatisticsEdit

Entries 2
Starts 0
Pole Positions 0
Front Row Starts 0
Race Wins 0
Podiums 0
Fastest laps 0
Points 0
Laps Raced 0
Distance Raced 0 km (0 mi)
Races Led 0
Laps Led 0
Distance Led 0 km (0 mi)

Career ResultsEdit

Complete Formula One results
Year 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Pts Pos
1958 Flag of Argentina Flag of Monaco Flag of the Netherlands 48-star U S flag Flag of Belgium Flag of France Flag of the United Kingdom Flag of Germany Flag of Portugal Flag of Italy Flag of Morocco 0 NC

Symbol Meaning Symbol Meaning
1stWinner Ret Retired
2ndPodium finish DSQ Disqualified
3rd DNQ Did not qualify
5thPoints finish DNPQ Did not pre-qualify
14thNon-points finish TD Test driver
NCNon-classified finish (<90% race distance) DNS Did not start
ItalicsScored point(s) for Fastest Lap
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  1. FORMULA 1. (2015, March 13). Hamilton v Massa 2008 Season Finale - Bernie Ecclestone's iconic moment in 65 years of F1 ®.[Video file]. Retrieved from
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