Formula 1 CEO Bernie Ecclestone's Most Memorable Quotes

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Formula 1 CEO Bernie Ecclestone's Most Memorable Quotes
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Bernie Ecclestone must be celebrating this weekend. The Formula One CEO settled his German court case earlier this week with a $100 million payment. Now he can turn his full attention back to F1.

Still, Ecclestone is always good for a quote, and he did not disappoint this time. After the judge admitted a conviction in the bribery trial was unlikely, Ecclestone told Ian Parkes of the Press Association (via the Daily Mail and Sporting Life) that, "I was a bit of an idiot to do what I did to settle."

In honour of the end of the boss' trial, we have compiled a list of Ecclestone's most memorable quotes, whether they be easily recalled for their newsworthiness and/or humour or—as is the case for a number of these—their outright offensiveness.

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