News Details

Ecclestone denies bribery as trial begins in Munich

Bernie Ecclestone and his legal team have denied all charges of bribery during the first day of his Munich trial on Thursday. The 83-year-old is accused of paying jailed banker Gerhard Gribkowsky £26 million ($44m) to ensure Formula 1 was sold to a preferred bidder, CVC Capital Partners, which was favoured by Ecclestone. The trial is expected to last until September, with hearings taking place during two days a week to allow Ecclestone time to continue running the sport, despite him standing down from the board earlier this year. Ecclestone's lawyers opened the hearing with a statement denying any wrongdoing. "The alleged bribery never happened. The prosecution's claims are based...
Full Story »
10mo ago from TheF1Times.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Confident and relaxed Ecclestone denies bribery as...

Confident and relaxed Ecclestone denies bribery as German trial gets...
10mo ago from GrandPrix247.com

Formula 1 boss Ecclestone faces German bribery trial...

t">Bernie Ecclestone in the dock again Formula 1 chief executive...
10mo ago from GrandPrix247.com

Ecclestone trial begins in Germany

Bernie Ecclestone's high-profile trial on bribery charges has begun in...
10mo ago from F1Zone.net

Ecclestone bribery trial begins in Germany

Bernie Ecclestone goes on trial on Thursday facing bribery charges which...
10mo ago from Crash.net

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MotoGPToday.com

MotoGP: Intrigue, gossip and rumour

A little of what went on behind the scenes at Sepang
1d ago from BikeSportNews.com

Crash costs Espargaro track time in Sepang

Two crashes blighted Pol Espargaro's week in Malaysia but overall the...
21h ago from MotorcycleNews.c...

Sepang Michelin test ends in fast crashes for front...

The first test of next season’s new MotoGP control Michelin tyres has...

VIDEO: Iannone - The Ducati is fantastic!

Andrea Iannone has high hopes for the 2015 MotoGP World Championship...
2d ago from Crash.net

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Tanak has altitude concerns ahead of Rally Mexico

Ott Tanak says the trickiest element of Rally Mexico is coping with the...
20h ago from Crash.net

Ostberg: My style suits Mexico stages

The León-based gravel rally never drops below an altitude of 1,800...
19h ago from WRC.com

M-Sport column: Back in WRC, back to form

In the latest exclusive M-Sport World Rally Team column on Crash.net for...
18h ago from Crash.net

Why no love for tarmac rallies?

According to 'sources', World Rally Championship does not want another...

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Pressure? It's Always The Same – Arsene Wenger

It has been reported that Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger insists the pressure...
1h ago from Nastytackle.com

Prem: Giroud -- Arsenal chance (27')

SH PREMIER LEAGUE: Olivier Giroud chance (27') Arsenal 0-0 Everton
2h ago from ESPNFC.co.uk

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger HAILS Olivier Giroud as...

BACK IN FAVOUR: Olivier Giroud put things right for Arsenal [GETTY]...
6h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

The Ox Is Back: Chamberlain's Stats vs. Everton

The Ox returned to the starting line up for the first time in nearly two...
8h ago from FreshArsenal.com

Comments

comments powered by Disqus

Hottest News

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.