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Ecclestone hopeful of being cleared

Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone expects bribery charges against him to be dismissed before his trial begins. The 83-year-old faces bribery and incitement to breach of trust charges related to a $45m (£37.4m) payment to German banker Gerhard Gribkowsky. When asked about the trial by BBC Sport, Ecclestone said: 'Bet you it doesn't happen... things happen in life and you have to get on with it.' The trial is scheduled for Munich between 24 April and 16 September. The charges relate to allegations Ecclestone paid Gribkowsky, who is serving an eight-and-a-half-year prison sentence for corruption, during his takeover of F1 eight years ago. Ecclestone admits paying Gribkowsky, but denies...
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