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Bernie Ecclestone Planning To Launch Masters Racing Series Featuring Former F1 Drivers

04 / 18 / 14

F1 CEO Bernie Ecclestone "is planning to launch a masters series for former Formula One drivers following the concept which has been made popular by sports such as golf and tennis," according to Christian Sylt for FORBES. It would see "superstar drivers such as Nigel Mansell and Nelson Piquet return...

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