The former head of management of Formula 1 Bernie Ecclestone has admitted that he didn’t want to leave the job in the Big Prizes, but after the arrival of the new owners of Liberty Media the Englishman had no choice.
“Of course it hurts me to be outside F1, – quotes Bernie German publication Speedweek. But you get used to everything. Believe me, I myself decided to leave. I got fired.
Chase [Carey] called me Sunday and asked if we would meet the next day. We met in the office and he said, “You know, we completed the purchase of the commercial rights of F1 on Friday?”. I said, “Yes, I congratulate you.”
Then chase told me that counting on my resignation from the post of General Director of F1, because now it’s his job”.
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