Is Bernie’s empire about to fall?

How much longer can Bernie Ecclestone continue on

"Ecclestone was in my hotel. Breakfast was over and I was on my way to pick up my bags to head to the Hungaroring when I spied Formula One’s ringmaster sitting quietly in a corner with Fabiana, his lovely wife."

There was "a certain weariness in the handshake although his greeting was as cheery as usual." Perhaps "I exaggerate but when I saw him the other day, in that hotel with a wife half his age and a diary bulging to bursting point, with a retinue of lawyers to talk to and disaffected team owners banging on the door of his daunting blue motorhome, I wondered about Bernie and where it is all going to end."

At 82, "Bernie has done so much, achieved so much, made so many people rich and created so many jobs in the motor racing business, yet these suffocating summer days have the whiff of the fall of empire about them" Kevin Eason, London Times

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