Honorary President of Formula 1 Bernie Ecclestone visited Sochi, admitted that the Grand Prix of Russia is one of the favorite in the calendar “Royal races”.
“The Grand Prix of Russia – one of my favorite stages in the calendar of Formula 1. I love Sochi, love people around. Everything will be great”, – quoted by TASS.
In January of this year, when the American company Liberty Media has officially announced the closing of the transaction on purchase of Formula 1, 86-year-old Briton left the post of Executive Director, giving the position chase Carey. However, Bernie said that he doesn’t go anywhere and now has more freedom of action.
“The fact that I’m not left out of the Formula 1, but on the contrary, became even higher in the company, – said Ecclestone. – I stopped doing the daily work as before. Now she’s Executive Director chase Carey. I’m happy with my new role – it gives me more freedom, more opportunities to do things apart from Formula 1.”
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