News Details

Is the long reign of self made Formula 1 King Bernie finally over and out?

Jail beckoning for Bernie Ecclestone? The criminal trial is only just beginning, but Formula 1′s board has apparently already conceded that the Bernie Ecclestone reign is at an end. The banker he allegedly bribed, Gerhard Gribkowsky, is already in jail for receiving the $44 million, and a UK judge has also declared that the sport's 83-year-old chief executive paid a bribe. Still, Ecclestone's defence appeared to get a boost this week when it emerged that German prosecutors concede that the diminutive Briton was in fact blackmailed by Gribkowsky. Writing in Forbes, and quoting from the indictment, Formula 1 business journalist Christian Sylt explained that Gribkoswky was putting...
Full Story »
2y ago from GrandPrix247.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Formula 1 must look beyond Ecclestone era warns Wolff

Bernie Ecclestone with Toto Wolff On the eve of a trial that could send...
2y ago from GrandPrix247.com

Female lawyer to help Ecclestone run Formula 1

Sacha Woodward-Hill Bernie Ecclestone will lean heavily on the help of a...
2y ago from GrandPrix247.com

Ecclestone goes on trial in Germany

Formula One chief executive Bernie Ecclestone goes on trial for bribery...
2y ago from SuperSport.com

Plea bargain could save Ecclestone and keep him in...

Bernie Ecclestone Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone has denied reports he...
2y ago from GrandPrix247.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

Dovizioso takes pole at damp Assen

– Ducati's Andrea Dovizioso claimed his first pole position of the...
3h ago from GPUpdate.net

Dovizioso “lucky” to follow Rossi on crucial pole...

Dutch MotoGP pole winner Andrea Dovizioso admitted he was “lucky” to...
2h ago from Motorsport.com

MotoGP: Dovi takes pole in chaotic wet qualifying

Andrea Dovizioso has taken pole position in a chaotic qualifying session...

MotoGP Assen: Dovizioso gets the better of Marquez in...

Ducati’s Andrea Dovizioso left his best lap until last, and a...
6h ago from BikeSportNews.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

"What They're Saying" from Kohler Grand Prix...

Rahal runs up front in first day of practice at Road America Graham Rahal...
1h ago from Motorsport.com

Video: Road America practice highlights

No description available...
2h ago from GPUpdate.net

Series confirms Firestone 600 completion plan

IndyCar has announced its plan for resuming the Firestone 600 at Texas...
7h ago from Crash.net

IndyCar confirms revised Texas plan

– IndyCar officials have confirmed plans for resuming the Firestone...
9h ago from GPUpdate.net

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Paddon targets Poland bounce back

Kiwi keen to put recent disappointment behind him
7h ago from WRC.com

Craig Breen and Stéphane Lefebvre to represent Abu...

Winners of Rally de Portugal with Kris Meeke and Paul Nagle, the Abu Dhabi...
20h ago from Motorsport.com

Hyundai Motorsport targets podium at fast and furious...

Hyundai Motorsport is ready to challenge for another podium result in...
1d ago from Motorsport.com

Ogier draws 'additional strength' from fatherhood

Will Tim make the champ even faster?
1d ago from WRC.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Arsene Wenger told to splash the cash following Jamie...

GETTY SNUB: Vardy snubbed Arsenal Leicester star Vardy snubbed Arsenal...
1h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

Arsenal join Spurs in £24m race for prolific forward,...

Arsenal have joined arch rivals Tottenham Hotspur and Premier League...

Gossip: Three Updates As Arsenal Ramp Up Transfer...

Following the news regarding Jamie Vardy turning down a chance to join the...
5h ago from FreshArsenal.com

Rachel Yankey returns from loan spell

Rachel Yankey has returned to Arsenal Ladies following an impressive loan...
5h ago from Arsenal.com

Comments

Hottest News

Rosberg eyes ‘many more years’ at Mercedes

Nico Rosberg says he plans on staying at Mercedes... Read More »
2h ago from F1i.com

Feature: Who should partner Vettel in 2017?

With Nico Rosberg set to extend his stay at... Read More »
7h ago from GPUpdate.net

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.