Formula One CEO Bernie Ecclestone’s Mother-In-Law Kidnapped In Brazil

by

Formula One CEO Bernie Ecclestone will have a lot more to worry about besides racing during the buildup the German Grand Prix.

According to a report by British news outlet veja.com, the F1 executive’s 67-year-old mother-in-law was kidnapped Friday in Sao Paulo, Brazil, via BBC News.

The kidnappers are reportedly demanding a ransom of roughly $36.6 million, paid in pounds sterling and divided into four bags. The amount is the highest ransom in Brazil’s history.

As F1’s president since 1978, Ecclestone’s net worth is estimated to be $3.1 billion, according to Forbes.

Ecclestone and his wife Fabiana Flosi married in 2012, three years after Ecclestone divorced his first wife of 25 years.

For more automotive lifestyle news, check out NESNFuel.com

Thumbnail photo by GEPA pictures/Daniel Goetzhaber via Red Bull Content Pool

Previous Article

Sandy Leon Tosses Perfect Strike With Mask, With Umpire Making Catch

Next Article

Brock Lesnar, UFC Flamed By Mark Hunt In Expletive-Laden Tirade

Picked For You