News Details

Ecclestone expecting F1 bribery case to collapse

Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone is still expecting his bribery case in Germany to be thrown out before the trial starts. The 83-year-old Ecclestone is facing charges of bribery and incitement to breach of trust connected with a $45 million payment to a German banker, Gerhard Gribkowsky. And the Munich regional court on Friday announced that the trial will begin on April 24 and is set to run until Sept. 16. But asked later Friday if he was concerned about the impending trial, Ecclestone responded: 'Bet you it doesn't happen ... things happen in life and you have to get on with it.' Bribery convictions can result in prison sentences ranging from three months to 10 years in Germany....
Full Story »
9mo ago from F1Pulse.com 0
Share

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...
9mo ago from GrandPrix247.com

Ecclestone trial to start on April 24

– According to reports in the German media, Formula 1 supremo...
9mo ago from GPUpdate.net

Ecclestone trial to begin in late April

German authorities are pushing ahead with preparations for Bernie...
9mo ago from GrandPrix.com

Ecclestone: We got double points rule because Ferrari...

Ecclestone: We got double points rule because Ferrari aren't performing 4...
9mo ago from GrandPrix247.com

Comments

comments powered by Disqus

Hottest News

McLaren-Honda outing the headline act of Abu Dhabi...

Kevin Magnussen (DEN) McLaren MP4-29. Formula One... Read More »
6h ago from Formula1.com

Tech Analysis: Abu Dhabi GP developments

The final raft of developments of the 2014 season... Read More »
4h ago from RichlandF1.com

Arrivabene new Ferrari boss

Ferrari have appointed Maurizio Arrivabene as... Read More »
10h ago from SkySports.com

Recent News

2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com 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.