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Ecclestone steps down from F1 board

F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone has stepped down from the board of the company that runs the sport, it has been announced.The decision comes after prosecutors in Germany said today that they would be pressing ahead with the bribery case against the 83-year-old [see separate story – HERE].Ecclestone will though remain in control on a 'day-to-day basis', albeit subject to 'increased monitoring and control from the board'. He has also pledged to 'vigorously defend the case'.A statement put out by Delta Topco Limited read:“After discussion with the Board, Mr Ecclestone has proposed and the Board has agreed that until the case has been concluded, he will step down as a director with immediate...
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