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The Fan Car and Other Episodes From Bernie Ecclestone's Early Years

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Speedhunters has a great feature with tons of period photos on Bernie Ecclestone’s years as team principal of Brabham, where he was responsible for giving the green light to Gordon Murray’s maddest: the Fan Car.

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Incredible as it may seem decades on, there actually was a time when Ecclestone flew coach. Readers well-versed in the details of human anatomy may also note that he seems to lack buttocks, which cannot be said of his famous and horrible bowl haircut.

Photo Credit: Bryn Lennon /Allsport, Sutton Motorsport Images/Speedhunters

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He has a terrible haircut, and he's ugly. I don't know if he's terribly short, or if his wife, Slavica, is terribly tall.