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I dont have all the facts but given all the security at the house, Im assuming it was an inside job, the police should be able to work it out, shouldnt they?
Found on FOX News 3 years ago
They did n’t want a job - they wanted to travel, look at the bank account and be in the press. I have said it so many times before : we need another used-car dealer, and the used-car dealers that I have found make a lot more money than I do, so why should they change their business ?
I am going to have a good look at how things work to see if I can come up with something more equal for all the teams, the Premier League has a good way of distributing the prize money, so maybe that could work for us. There will be people who will like it and people who won’t like it, and people who will suffer.
We are talking to them all the time. We can have a race there but where they are suggesting is not where we want to be. We want to be in the main part (of Buenos Aires).
We've spoken to them, obviously, we need to rely a little bit on the national sporting authority in the country to support it. If it doesn't happen in Monza and they want to support Imola, we'd be happy to be in Imola.
The minute people tell me what human rights are, then you can have a look at them and see how and when and where it applies. Do any of you know what human rights are ? .
I think they’ve done a fantastic job, when I laid it out in the first place I was told I was mad, trying to get the old city and the new city together. It looks like it’s worked alright.
I think everybody seems to be happy. Doesn’t seem to be any big problem there.
I don’t know whether a woman would physically be able to drive an F1 car quickly, and they wouldn’t be taken seriously.
We're looking at all these things, which would be for next year obviously, we've made a big enough muck-up to do that for this year so we must not do that again.
They can say what they like can't they ? They can't do anything, they can give an opinion. Everyone has got an opinion. Really their discussions are with their team and the team has got a voice.
I am going to be talking to them (Las Vegas promoters) in another 10 minutes' (time), it’s possible that there could be an event there.
My guys who do the timing said: 'Mr E, we don't want to be put in the position because we don't think we can get it done properly in time.
If you're going to try and explain it to the public properly, it's not just a case of 'Okay, the guy was the last one, bye-bye', we'll have to deal with it. I've told the FIA this and asked them what they'd like to do with it but the bottom line is there's not a lot they can do with it because we do all the timekeeping.
I think there’s lots of things we can do and will be doing, what people needed was a bit of a shake up. I seem to be the only person that has thought we should do something in Formula One, to wake everybody up a little bit. And maybe that’s what’s happened.
I respect that, but I want us to leave Europe. It doesn't make any difference to my business. It doesn't make any difference to anyone here. I know what we give European Union, but not what European Union gives us back.
I've said before that I don't much like democracy. Nothing gets done, i do quite like David Cameron. I didn't think I would, but he has done what he thinks is best for Britain in the European Union negotiations.
There's a lot of teams that if somebody comes along with the right cheque, they would sell, not because they want to, but because commercially they probably think it would be the right thing to do.
If I'd have been (Red Bull owner Dietrich) Mateschitz, I'd have stopped. And I'm pleased that he didn't.
He's got a contract so he can hardly be set aside. And I can't imagine a team would want to get rid of one of their best assets.
The bottom line is simple: in the end, the major shareholder really doesn't want to sell. That's really the truth of things, people keep tempting him. And one day maybe...at the moment, there's people that may be doing a little more than in the past. But I think it will be difficult to get him to say yes.
They( the cheaper engines) will probably have more power and use more fuel. It means I suppose that there would be regulation changes, which have already been anticipated for 2017 so there's nothing new.
In defense of Red Bull, and (principal) Christian Horner in particular, the reason they canceled their agreement with Renault was so they could do the deal which they thought they'd done with Mercedes.
You'd have thought they'd have made up their mind before now, when I spoke to the president (of Renault), he said they would make an announcement in December.
They somehow... made a commitment to Ron that he had a veto and he doesn't want Red Bull, ron has said definitely not, as far as he’s concerned. I don’t know whether his veto will stand up legally.
I don't think he should ever have stepped down, and I don't think he should have ever been challenged.
You can understand the position with both Ferrari and Mercedes. If they happen to give Red Bull the same sort of engine that they have, they will show up the people that are supplying the engines, i don’t want them to stop. I honestly think any of the engine suppliers would be OK for them.
Apparently Renault are going to take over Lotus. Apparently. This is what has been foreseen. Whether it will be completed, I don't know, if they don't complete it (the takeover) by Monday or put some money in soon... unless Renault come to the party, it won't happen.
They don't have to beg (for food) any more because we've looked after them. It's not nice for the team. We've done all we can do, plus, let's hope now that somebody else does something.
It's strange that a company as large as Renault are taking such a long time to make a decision, to be honest with you, they've been waiting for us to make a contribution to give them a reason to do something, which we've done two weeks ago. So I don't know.
They wanted the same sort of deal as Mercedes and some money. So we tried to work it out. We got a calculator and worked out what nine years would be, what we've done for them is not anything that we need to do, or had to, but we've done it to try and be helpful and keep Renault in Formula One. Our agreement is with Renault and not with Lotus.
In business in general there is no reason not to have women as CEOs of companies, including Formula One Management Ltd, the problem is that most women do not wish to take the responsibility of being held responsible for a big company.
Found on CNN 7 years ago
We’ve talked about it. Maybe in 2017 -- So you know you can book your tickets for the next 10 years.
We will wait for the complaint, they all signed contracts. I hope the complaint goes ahead and the competition authorities have enough patience and time to deal with it.
I could work with anybody, it doesn't make any difference to me. Dieter Hahn lost the case so why should I be upset with Dieter Hahn ? If Dieter Hahn were here now, we'd probably be having dinner tonight.
Donald Mackenzie doesn't want to sell, simple as that, donald Mackenzie loves Formula One, loves Formula One.
I have no idea whether any of these people have got closer with this, but CVC is in the business of buying and selling companies.
He wasn't offered a position. It was in discussion but...that's it, i don't know whether he was going to get offered a position or not but at the time he couldn't say 'yes, I'm going to be whatever'.
I am a huge Lewis fan because he is a super promoter of the sport.
Slowly but surely what I predicted about Europe is happening, what I said 10 years ago is that it would soon become a third world economy.
We should have never ever, ever allowed Manor to do what they’ve done. It’s our fault. I predicted this would happen, they had no intention of racing in Australia. Zero. They couldn’t have raced if someone had gone there with a machine gun and put it to their head.
We would do everything to stop them fading away, but in the end the only reason the race won't happen is because they can't afford to run the race.
We'll have to fund it, i'm in the middle of trying to do something.
We've got a contract in place (with Hockenheim), we just have to amend the years of the contract. It was alternating with Nuerburgring so we'll just take that out.
I’m happy here as long as the board are happy with me. When I think I can’t deliver any longer, I shall retire.
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