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Confident and relaxed Ecclestone denies bribery as German trial gets underway

Confident and relaxed Ecclestone denies bribery as German trial gets underway 24 April, 2014 Formula 1 chief executive Bernie Ecclestone denied bribery allegations on Thursday when he went on trial in Germany in a case that threatens to break the Briton's decades-long dominance of the motor sport. Prosecutors have charged Ecclestone, 83, with bribing banker Gerhard Gribkowsky to smooth the sale eight years ago of a stake in Formula One to private equity firm CVC. They say that Ecclestone favoured CVC because it was committed to keeping him on as chief executive. 'I'm confident, the sun is shining,' a dark-suited Ecclestone told camera crews jostling to film his entry into the Munich...
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