F1 » Football boss lined up to succeed Ecclestone


Premier League head man Richard Scudamore is the latest to be named as a potential replacement for Bernie Ecclestone, despite CVC Capital insisting that it is not planning a change.

Sort Comments: Oldest | Newest

ratchet69

November 14, 2012 11:59 AM

Why Oh why have they overlooked me? I'd do it for less than half the cost of any replacement Bernie. I'd promise to restore the sport to it's ground roots fans (that'e the people that pay to see it, YOU), lower ticket prices, bring back some of the best tracks, rejected by the money machine, and sack Hermann Tilke.
Vote for Ratchet69!

Taz

November 14, 2012 12:19 PM
Last Edited 767 days ago

At least Bernie has done the odd race and has a background in cars and bikes, someone who comes from newspapers and football is just perfect for Motorsport :rolleyes: Might be a neat fit in with Sky taking over F1 though which is worrying. The minute that happens I'll no longer take an interest in F1.

Scottish football got someone with a background in brewing who ran cricket before running Scottish football and what a disaster that's been...it was bad enough already.

Get someone with an interest in motorsport...look what happened when a lawyer got to run the FIA!

Everytime I've had the misfortune to be managed by someone who knew nothing about the sector/dept they were in charge of ends badly, always ignore the fundamentals.

Mr Cynical - Unregistered

November 14, 2012 12:29 PM

Taz, you are correct that Mosely was a Lawyer, however you have omitted to also say that he was a driver, If my memory is correct he got up to F3.
He was of course also a partner in March, I would say ideally placed to counter Bernie?

Josh - Unregistered

November 14, 2012 12:57 PM
Last Edited 767 days ago

I hate the world of soccer almost as passionately as I love F1. Bernie's no saint but for the most part he knows what he's doing, look at what he's made this sport. At least replace Bernie with someone who has a background in motorsports.

Mark _

November 14, 2012 3:48 PM

I agree that they need someone with a racing pedigree. Look at what happened in Indycar when they got someone who used to run bull riding competitions, we lost Dan Weldon and the series has been relegated to a network that few people receive.

DelBoy - Unregistered

November 14, 2012 4:06 PM

Sir Jackie Stewart would be perfect. GP hero, tireless safety campaigner, multi talented business man.
Just a bonus it would upset mosley no end.
Shame it wont happen.

Ilania - Unregistered

November 14, 2012 5:08 PM

Totally agree with everyone else saying that they need a racing background, but I doubt it will happen. F1 has turned into a very money oriented sport so they'll probably just pick some big business guy who will earn lots of money and ruin the sport Bernie worked so hard to make what it is today and the sport we all love.

Page 1 of 3
1 2 3  »

Join the conversation - Add your comment

Please login or register before adding your comments.

Although the administrators and moderators of this website will attempt to keep all objectionable comments off these pages, it is impossible for us to review all messages. All messages express the views of the poster, and neither Crash Media Group nor Crash.Net will be held responsible for the content of any message. We do not vouch for or warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any message, and are not responsible for the contents of any message. If you find a message objectionable, please contact us and inform us of the problem or use the [report] function next to the offending post. Any message that does not conform with the policy of this service can be edited or removed with immediate effect.

© 1999 - 2014 Crash Media Group

The total or partial reproduction of text, photographs or illustrations is not permitted in any form.