Bernard Charles “Bernie” Ecclestone


Tuesday 28th October 1930

Born on this day, Bernard Charles “Bernie” Ecclestone, president and CEO of Formula One Management and Formula One Administration, and owns a stake in Alpha Prema, the parent company of the Formula One Group of companies. His control of the sport, which grew from his pioneering the sale of television rights in the late 1970s, is chiefly financial, but under the terms of the Concorde Agreement he and his companies also manage the administration, setup and logistics of each Formula One grand prix.


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