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Formula son! Bernie Ecclestone a dad again, age 89

EX-FORMULA 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone is set to become a father for the fourth time — aged 89.

The billionaire businessman is expecting his first son in July with his wife Fabiana Flosi (both pictured above).

Mr Ecclestone, who is currently at his farm near São Paulo, Brazil, amid the coronavirus crisis, confirmed to German newspaper Blick that his 44-year-old wife is pregnant.

The grandfather-of-five, who has three daughters, will be 90 in October. His eldest child, Deborah, 65, was born to his first wife Ivy Bamford. Then came socialites Tamara, 35, and Petra, 31, with his second wife, model Slavica Radic.

‘Yes, it is due in the summer,’ Mr Ecclestone told Blick. ‘Hopefully, he’ll learn to play backgammon soon!’

He and marketing director Ms Flosi married in 2012, three years after he divorced Ms Radic.

Ms Flosi said: ‘Like all parents, we have only one wish: the child must be born healthy.

‘Hopefully, he will never express the intention to do something with Formula 1.’

Mr Ecclestone added: ‘After my Formula 1 time, we’ve had plenty of time to practise!’