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Bernie Ecclestone Says He Ran Formula 1 As A 'Five-Star Michelin Restaurant'

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 03 / 20 / 17

Bernie Ecclestone was "deposed" as CEO of Formula 1 in January after "one of the longest running reigns in sport, driven out of power by American conglomerate Liberty Media," according to Oliver Holt of the London DAILY MAIL. It marked the end of a "tumultuous 12 months which shook Ecclestone's...

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