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Ecclestone's part-time trial gets underway

It is no secret that the bribery trial in Munich against Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone gets underway on Thursday next week. However, anyone expecting an immediate and dramatic change to his schedule will be sorely mistaken. According to new details released by the German prosecutors the trial will only take place for one day next week, one day the week after and one day in the third week.The case concerns whether Ecclestone paid part of a £26.2m bribe to steer the sale of F1 to the private equity firm CVC in 2006 as it had agreed to retain him as boss of the sport. It follows a civil case in London at the end of last year over whether F1 was undervalued when it was sold to CVC....
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