News Details

Ecclestone trial to start on April 24

– According to reports in the German media, Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone will face charges of bribery before the Munich District Court on April 24, with 26 days being set aside for the legal process. Ecclestone, 83, is facing allegations of bribery over a sizeable payment made to German banker Gerhard Gribkowsky, who was involved in the sale of Formula 1 to current owners CVC Capital Partners back in 2006. Gribkowsky is currently serving an eight and a half year jail sentence after being charged with bribery, breach of trust and tax evasion. Ecclestone claims that his payment was not corrupt, and says he was blackmailed. With Ecclestone's indictment being officially approved...
Full Story »
1y ago from 0

You May Also Be Interested In...

Ecclestone trial in Munich to begin in late April

Ecclestone trial in Munich to begin in late April 5 February, 2014 Bernie...
1y ago from

Ecclestone trial to begin in late April

German authorities are pushing ahead with preparations for Bernie...
1y ago from

Bluewaters appeals decision to throw out $650m claim...

Bernie Ecclestone has not had much in the way of good news over the past...
1y ago from

Ecclestone rules out paying to avoid German jail

Bernie Ecclestone on Thursday ruled out paying millions to end his legal...
1y ago from

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On

Lorenzo sprains shoulder in training accident

Spanish media are reporting that Jorge Lorenzo’s 2015 MotoGP title...

Shoulder injury scare for Jorge Lorenzo

MotoGP title contender Jorge Lorenzo is reported to have suffered a...
1h ago from

Magny-Cours WSBK: Rea beats Davies to victory in...

World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea claimed the 14th victory of his...
5h ago from

De Puniet eyeing podium finish

VOLTCOM Crescent Suzuki rider Randy de Puniet is aiming to achieve his...
1h ago from

Popular On

INDYCAR: Miles confident about Boston

Mark Miles, the president and CEO of Hulman & Company who also runs...
1d ago from

INDYCAR: Boston GP hits back at critics

Organizers of the new IndyCar street race in Boston have hit back at...
1d ago from

More one-of-a-kind items in Wilson Children's Fund...

The third wave of items items in the Wilson Children's Fun eBay auction...
1d ago from

INDYCAR: Honda busy testing aero kit components

Honda has yet to confirm its return to IndyCar in 2016, but that hasn't...
5d ago from

Popular On

SS8: Mikkelsen hounds Evans for second

Abbring crashes out of fifth
7h ago from

SS7: Latvala stretches Corsica advantage

Damp conditions surprise drivers
9h ago from

Latvala deposes Evans from lead

Latvala looked set to top the stage but at the final split his times...
1d ago from

Latvala extends Corsica lead

Volkswagen's Jari-Matti Latvala has extended his overnight lead this...
8h ago from

Popular On

Sorry Arsenal fans, three reasons Man Utd's TREBLE is...

Why Man Utd's treble IS better than a season unbeaten. Arsenal take on...
2h ago from

Team News: Theo Walcott leads Arsenal line

Theo Walcott has been given the nod to lead the line for Arsenal in this...
2h ago from

Manchester United and Arsenal confirmed XIs

So after the mid-table Merseyside clash comes the big one. The...

Sir Alex Ferguson says it would be difficult to...

Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has backed his old...
4h ago from


comments powered by Disqus

Hottest News

Mansell: ‘I could match Hamilton's lap times'

Former Formula One world champion Nigel Mansell... Read More »
1h ago from

Exclusive pictures of the Renault power unit

F1i technical expert Nicolas Carpentiers takes... Read More »
7h ago from

Analysis: Who has gained the most at starts?

The FIA introduced updated start regulations for... Read More »
7h ago from

Recent News

2014 is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.