News Details

Ecclestone bribery trial begins in Germany today

Bernie Ecclestone has arrived in Germany for the beginning of his second trial concerning a multi-million dollar bribe paid to influence the sale of Formula 1 back in 2006. The 83-year-old has been embroiled in a case after German media group Constantin Medien AG, a former shareholder in the sport, claimed that it lost out on a sizeable sum of money when the sport was sold to CVC. German banker Gerhard Gribkowsky – who has already been sentenced to eight years in prison – was bribed by Ecclestone reportedly in order to ensure the sale of the sport to CVC. Ecclestone has admitted that he did pay Gribkowsky $44m, but denies that he has done anything wrong in the case. Having won a case...
Full Story »
2y ago from RichlandF1.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone faces massive...

Munich, Germany:  Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone went on...
2y ago from NDTVSports.com

Formula 1 boss Ecclestone faces German bribery trial...

t">Bernie Ecclestone in the dock again Formula 1 chief executive...
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 bribery trial begins in Germany

Bernie Ecclestone goes on trial on Thursday facing bribery charges which...
2y ago from Crash.net

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

MotoGP: Honda set to struggle in Austria

Honda’s winning streak of recent rounds may well come to a end when...
18h ago from MotorcycleNews.c...

Opinion: Rossi screw-up ends title chances?

To call Sunday’s MotoGP race an unmitigated disaster for the factory...

Lorenzo says Red Bull Ring's Turn 2 "very...

Jorge Lorenzo has voiced concerns with the Red Bull Ring’s Turn 2 ahead...
1d ago from Motorsport.com

Moto2: Who the hell is Luca Marini?

It’s not always the step up in racing to be a member of one of the...

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

VIDEO: Robin Miller, Chip Ganassi reflect on Target

RACER's Robin Miller reflects with Chip Ganassi after the announcement...
7h ago from Racer.com

"What They're Saying" from Honda Indy 200 at...

The Verizon IndyCar Series returned to the country's heartland today for...
11h ago from Motorsport.com

INDYCAR: Power leads dry/wet Mid-Ohio FP2

Team Penske's Will Power topped the dry portion of Friday's final Verizon...
13h ago from Racer.com

INDYCAR In-Car Theater: Graham Rahal at Mid-Ohio

Take a few laps around Mid-Ohio with Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing...
11h ago from Racer.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Solid start for Hyundai Motorsport as Neuville holds...

A tough but generally trouble-free day for Hyundai Motorsport at the start...
13h ago from Motorsport.com

SS2/3/4: Meeke edges Tänak in Finland

SS2/3/4: Meeke edgesTänak in Finland Kris Meeke and Ott Tänak set a...
1d ago from WRC.com

Finland WRC: Meeke remains first, Ogier gets stuck

Kris Meeke continued to lead Rally Finland after the five Friday afternoon...
14h ago from Motorsport.com

Veiby on top in Finland Junior battle

Series leader Tempestini holds second
13h ago from WRC.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

ALL the latest transfer news and some actual real...

Hello, happy Saturday. A very quick round-up for you of all the stuff and...
53m ago from Arseblog.com

Pictures: New away and third kits

Hector Bellerin, Santi Cazorla and Nacho Monreal - along with Freddie...
4h ago from Arsenal.com

Mustafi, Manolas, Varane: 10 centre-backs Arsenal...

TARSPORT take you through the 10 centre-backs Arsenal should target...
4h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

Steven Gerrard and Nigel De Jong show Arsenal the...

Steven Gerrard and Nigel De Jong show Arsenal the ropes in Los Angeles as...
9h ago from DailyMail.co.uk

Comments

Hottest News

Berger ponders if Ferrari ‘lied’ about Allison

Ferrari on Thursday faced suggestions it 'lied'... Read More »
2h ago from ThisIsF1.com

'Verstappen now understands'

Jenson Button believes Max Verstappen now... Read More »
53m ago from SkySports.com

Marchionne 'could not cope' with Allison at Ferrari

Following the exit of Ferrari's technical... Read More »
21h ago from F1Hub.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.