Sky Sports F1 HD commentator Martin Brundle believes that the time is right for Bernie Ecclestone to leave the sport.
Mr Ecclestone confirmed on Monday evening that he is no longer involved in the sport having in his words been ‘deposed’ as Formula One CEO. Speaking to Sky Sports News HQ, Brundle said he believes that the news will be made official on Tuesday.
Brundle said that with the changing role of the media and sport it was the right time for Ecclestone to go but is unsure what the 86 year old will do now, he believes that Ecclestone will not continue his involvement in Formula One.
Brundle will miss how Mr Ecclestone made the people involved in the sport made them feel part of something special.