Ecclestone insists F1 is 'not for sale' following News Corp rumour

Nic Cackett

Bernie Ecclestone has dismissed reports that Formula 1 is the subject of a potential takeover bid by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp.

Speculation had suggested that the company was in the early stages of talks with Carlos Slim, the Mexican telecoms billionaire, about forming a consortium to bid for control of international grand prix racing.