Private Jet Assault on Dubrovnik as World Motor Sport Council Meeting Starts
- by croatiaweek
- in Sport
It was a ‘who’s who’ of the Forbes Rich List in the southern Croatian city of Dubrovnik yesterday as private jets with FIA officialdom began arriving for the World Motor Sport Council meeting today.
Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone, who was holidaying in Croatia last month, is expected to arrive today for the meeting which will also be attended by the boss of F1 team Ferrari Stefano Dominicali, legendary driver Emerson Fitipaldi and Carlos Slim Domit, the son of one of the richest men in the world, Mexican Carlos Slim. Formula One’s connection with champagne means that Yves Bacquelaine, co-owner of French champagne house Pommery.
The World Motor Sport Council meeting will take place today at Dubrovnik’s Libertas Rixos Hotel, with a gala evening taking place at Revelin Fortress. Croatia’s Minister of Entrepreneurship Gordan Maras, Minister of Tourism Darko Lorencin and Croatian Olympic Committee President Zlatko Mateša will attend the event.