Is Ecclestone's grip on F1 slipping?

Is Ecclestone's grip on F1 slipping?

Bernie Ecclestone admitted F1's cost crisis was probably his fault. Did he fail to help Marussia and Caterham out of choice or because he no longer has the power, asks JONATHAN NOBLE

Bernie Ecclestone's astonishing confession that he was to blame for Formula 1's cost crisis may have been remarkable for the wider world, but the teams at the centre of its financial woes had heard it all before.

Lotus owner Gerard Lopez said that such an admission had already been forthcoming from Ecclestone in Strategy Group meetings and team boss gatherings.

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