German media firm seeks damages from Ecclestone for F1 sale 26 October, 2013 Bernie Ecclestone Bernie Ecclestone's management of Formula One will face scrutiny next week when a German media firm seeks more than $100 million in damages over a deal that made CVC Capital Partners the motor sport's main shareholder.
The civil case in London's High Court is scheduled to open on Tuesday, a day after the diminutive Ecclestone turns 83. Despite his age, Ecclestone remains the hands-on chief executive of a business he has helped to turn into a global money-spinner over the last four decades.
German company Constantin Medien will argue that Ecclestone and three other defendants deliberately...
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