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Chief executive Bernie Ecclestone, 82, has headed the Formula One group and controlled its commercial interests since the 1970s. This season, F1 features 19 races, including next weekend’s return to Silverstone, where the first championship race took place in 1950. The company’s owners, including private equity firm CVC, are reported to be exploring a listing of the group in Singapore later this year. Sales in 2012 reached £897m, which excludes revenue from overseas operations.

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Company details
Year2013
Rank62
CompanyFormula One
ActivityMotor racing administrator
LocationCentral London
Sales £m*897
Profit £m*280
Year endDec 12
Principal shareholdersCVC, Waddell & Reed, Ecclestone family trusts, others
Staff293
Founded1999
Websitewww.formula1.com

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