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Formula 1 must look beyond Ecclestone era warns Wolff

Bernie Ecclestone with Toto Wolff On the eve of a trial that could send the sport's long time boss Bernie Ecclestone to jail, Formula 1 is having to look into its future. If convicted of bribery in Munich, the Formula 1 chief executive could even be jailed. But if found guilty and not jailed, he would surely nonetheless fall foul of the sort of strict corporate compliance rules that groups like Mercedes parent Daimler adhere to. 'We hold ourselves to that (code of conduct) also,' Mercedes' motor racing chief Toto Wolff said on Wednesday. For the moment, Ecclestone is presumed innocent. But his predicament – with judges in two countries having already found he paid a bribe – is...
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