“I might then have guidelines and rules — taking within the weight of the automobiles and engine capability — that I knew full nicely meant the groups with that form of funds would have an excellent likelihood of getting on the rostrum and with luck win a race.
“On the finish of the yr the workforce that has finished finest on that funds would win the groups’ championship.”
F1 officers have indicated they hope to get the season up and working with ideas the present marketing campaign may run into January subsequent yr.
However Ecclestone insists they should be pragmatic about when it may really return given the logistics of placing a race weekend on.
He added: “Let’s take a look at an excellent aspect and it takes six months to tidy up this pandemic and there’s no longer an issue, it’s nonetheless not straightforward for Method One to placed on races.