I Don't See Myself Retiring Ever, Says Formula One Boss Bernie Ecclestone

The 83-year-old Bernie Ecclestone remains a permanent figure in world of Formula One, putting countless rumours on his retirement to rest.

updated: August 25, 2014 17:10 IST
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Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone (R) looks at a mobile phone stands in the paddock during the first practice session at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit.


New Delhi: Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone, free from his bribery trial in Germany, says he has no plans to quit after running the show for almost four decades and his current focus is on tackling the popularity issue facing the sport even though "it is nothing big and just a phase".

Ecclestone insisted that his court case, which started in April and ended earlier in the month, did not affect his routine work.

"I had it all covered actually. The hearings did not make much of a difference. I was busy working on legal matters during weekdays and then I was there in the paddock at race weekends like usual. Now I will only have more time for the sport," Ecclestone told PTI from his London office.

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