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Ecclestone trial judgement reserved

A judge has reserved judgement in an £85m ($140m) damages claim against the Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone. German media group Constantin Medien claims it lost out when the Formula 1 Group was sold in 2006. Mr Ecclestone denies facilitating the sale to a buyer chosen by him by entering into a 'corrupt agreement' with a banker. After the two-month High Court case, judge Mr Justice Newey said he would deliver a ruling at a later date. Mr Ecclestone is the chief executive of F1 and has ruled the sport for almost four decades. He is the long-time commercial rights holder of F1, but sold off a majority of the ownership in the 1990s. Constantin Medien had an interest in the subsequent sale of...
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