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    1. August 1, 2016

      How Brazilians cope with terror in everyday life

      When Brazilian police arrested 12 men last month on suspicion of planning a terrorist attack during the Olympic Games,...

    2. August 1, 2016

      Police rescue mother-in-law of Bernie Ecclestone

      The kidnapped Brazilian mother-in-law of Bernie Ecclestone, the boss of Formula One, has been released unharmed after...

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    1. July 26, 2016

      Ecclestone’s mother-in-law ‘kidnapped in Brazil’

      The mother-in-law of Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone has been reported kidnapped in São Paulo in what local media...

    2. April 1, 2016

      Rules row mars start to the 2016 Formula One season

      Barely two weeks before the start of the new racing season in Melbourne on March 20, changes were proposed to the Grand...

    3. April 1, 2016

      Mercedes F1 team principal Toto Wolff calls for governance shake-up

      Toto Wolff is frustrated. The Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 team, of which he is the principal, is dominant on the...

    4. April 1, 2016

      Formula One teams suffer sharp fall in sponsorship income

      Formula One’s teams are losing sponsorship revenue at a rapid rate. Last year the 10 F1 teams raised $750m, down from...

    5. Fast FT

      December 21, 2015

      Channel 4 snaffles Formula One coverage

      Formula One coverage on terrestrial television in the UK is moving to Channel 4 from the BBC, which has been forced to...

    6. December 2, 2015

      Jaguar Land Rover tests Silverstone bid

      One of Britain’s most iconic carmakers is examining a bid worth tens of millions of pounds to buy Britain’s best known...

    7. November 1, 2015

      Jean Todt, president, FIA: motorsport’s quick thinker

      Ask Jean Todt’s aides about the secrets of his managerial success, and they mention an odd aptitude: the Frenchman is a...

    8. October 8, 2015

      Formula One closes in on $8.5bn sale to US-Qatari consortium

      The sale of Formula One is nearing the finishing line as a US-Qatari consortium closes in on a deal valuing the motor...

    9. June 23, 2015

      US-Qatari move to take over Formula One

      The owner of the Miami Dolphins, the American football team, is teaming up with Qatar to take control of Formula One,...

    10. June 23, 2015

      Ross should challenge F1 boss if he swaps gridiron for starting grid

      Formula One cars shift gear semiautomatically, management changes occur less smoothly. Bernie Ecclestone, the...

    11. June 5, 2015

      Q&A: Lowly Formula One teams in legal move to outflank field

      Division of F1 revenues shows sport’s financial gulf The teams at the back of the Formula One grid are set to issue a...

    12. June 5, 2015

      Smaller F1 teams rev up for legal manoeuvre

      Division of F1 revenues shows sport’s financial gulf Tensions at the heart of Formula One racing are set to enter a...

    13. May 21, 2015

      Bernie Ecclestone battles with HMRC over £1bn tax bill

      Bernie Ecclestone, the Formula One chief executive, is fighting a tax bill of more than £1bn, after Revenue & Customs...

    14. March 31, 2015

      How does one make it as a business pioneer?

      How do we define a business pioneer? This was the first question the six judges — three Financial Times columnists and...

    15. March 31, 2015

      Business pioneers in media and sport

      From the first printed books to newspapers, radio, film, television and the internet, media have always been fuelled by...

    16. March 13, 2015

      Red Bull’s Christian Horner thrives on the adrenalin of F1

      There have been several outstanding team managers in the history of Formula One. “Enzo Ferrari was one, Alfred Neubauer...

    17. March 13, 2015

      Ecclestone still firmly seated at the top of the F1 pyramid

      Sitting among a group of journalists after the end of last season, Bernie Ecclestone mused on his future. “My ex used...

    18. March 13, 2015

      F1 needs a dash of excitement

      Lewis Hamilton, Formula One’s reigning world champion, is hoping not to have it all his own way this season as he sets...

    19. March 13, 2015

      F1’s traditional heartland cedes to non-European venues

      As the 2015 Formula One season begins, there are still uncertainties about the calendar. Despite revenues that in...

    20. December 18, 2014

      Ecclestone back on F1 board

      Bernie Ecclestone has retained his position as Formula One chief executive and worked his way back on to the F1 board,...

    21. December 16, 2014

      Ecclestone wins battle for control of F1

      Bernie Ecclestone has won his battle to retain control of Formula One after ex-Diageo chief executive Paul Walsh walked...

    22. December 11, 2014

      Ecclestone vows to maintain iron grip on Formula One

      Bernie Ecclestone came out fighting against plans to clip his wings as Formula One chief executive and made clear he...

    23. December 4, 2014

      F1 positioned for a new face in the driving seat

      Donald Mackenzie recently decided to gather Formula One’s great and good for a shooting party on his retreat in...

    24. November 17, 2014

      Small teams accuse Ecclestone of presiding over F1 ‘cartel’ damaging sport

      Three of Formula One’s smaller teams have accused Bernie Ecclestone of presiding over a “cartel” that benefits their...

    25. November 7, 2014

      Formula One’s profits spread sees small teams stall

      Poverty is stalking Formula One. Nearly 6,000 miles from this weekend’s São Paulo Grand Prix, 200 members of the...

    26. October 30, 2014

      Formula One is a spectacle in search of identity

      Bernie Ecclestone turned 84 on October 28 and was still in charge of Formula One. Not bad for a man who has been...

    27. October 30, 2014

      F1 finally joins the online conversation

      Formula One’s multibillion-dollar business model has been built on mass market, free-to-air television. Since 1978,...

    28. October 30, 2014

      Ecclestone stays in driving seat through trials and tribulations

      Back in January, the identity of the future owners and managers of Formula One was anyone’s guess. Bernie Ecclestone,...

    29. October 30, 2014

      F1 and Formula E test technologies of the future

      For several years, manufacturers and blue-chip sponsors of Formula One have been calling on the promoter Bernie...

    30. October 30, 2014

      Emerging markets form a line to host profile-raising F1 Grands Prix

      Emerging nation with cash to spend seeks confident sporting partner for mutual profile raising and commercial gain:...

    31. October 24, 2014

      Ecclestone backs Caterham F1 sale

      Bernie Ecclestone has thrown his weight behind a sale of the Caterham Formula One team, after the motor racing group...

    32. August 20, 2014

      MPC Kremlinology back in style as rebels break ranks

      Catch the news about the Monetary Policy Committee out of the corner of your eye, and you’d be mistaken for thinking...

    33. August 8, 2014

      End of Bernie Ecclestone trial shifts focus back to future of F1

      Bernie Ecclestone this week emerged from a Munich courtroom $100m poorer but a free man. The 83-year-old billionaire...

    34. August 8, 2014

      A tawdry trade that tarnishes German justice

      Iactually find this capitalist system good,” the Formula One chief executive Bernie Ecclestone told Germany’s Bild...

    35. August 6, 2014

      Bernie Ecclestone is a chancer who has earned a final chance

      Bernie Ecclestone, the 83-year-old supremo of Formula One, this week brought his empire-threatening bribery trial to an...

    36. August 5, 2014

      Ecclestone to walk free after $100m bribery case settlement

      Bernie Ecclestone walked free from a German court after a judge accepted a record $100m offer to settle charges of...

    37. July 29, 2014

      Ecclestone in talks to settle German bribery case

      Bernie Ecclestone’s lawyers are in settlement talks with Munich criminal prosecutors in an attempt to have the bribery...

    38. July 17, 2014

      CVC to extract further $360m from Formula One

      CVC Capital Partners will extract a further $360m from Formula One under the terms of a debt refinancing deal that will...

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