News Details

Ecclestone denies $400m plea deal

Bernie Ecclestone on Friday rubbished reports he is preparing to plead guilty in order to avoid jail. As the F1 chief executive's Munich trial began on Thursday, London's Times newspaper reported that Ecclestone, 83, might reach a plea deal and exchange a custodial sentence for a massive $400 million-plus penalty. "No, that's total nonsense, rubbish," the 83-year-old told Germany's Bild newspaper, having returned to London from Germany. "I do not want to buy my freedom. Why would I want a deal? I will tell the court the truth about everything that happened, and then it will be up to them to judge," added Ecclestone. The star witness in the trial will be Gerhard...
Full Story »
1y ago from GrandPrix.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Ecclestone denies $400 million plea deal to avoid jail

Bernie Ecclestone Under fire Bernie Ecclestone on Friday rubbished reports...
1y ago from GrandPrix247.com

Ecclestone denies $400m plea deal reports

April 25, 2014 .- Bernie Ecclestone on Friday rubbished reports he is...
1y ago from F1Plus.com

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

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

Formula 1 must look beyond Ecclestone era warns Wolff

Bernie Ecclestone with Toto Wolff On the eve of a trial that could send...
1y ago from GrandPrix247.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MotoGPToday.com

Stoner slams state of modern MotoGP

Casey Stoner has lambasted the state of modern MotoGP in comparison with...
9h ago from Motorsport.com

Pedrosa: It was a day to forget

Dani Pedrosa was left to reflect on a day to forget at Assen after the...
4h ago from Crash.net

Team bosses react to #RossiVsMarquez

Massimo Meregalli and Livio Suppo give their views on the dramatic final...
1d ago from MotoGP.com

Rossi wary of Marquez’s threat

Valentino Rossi has warned that Marc Marquez will strike back this year....
13h ago from SuperSport.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Rahal plucks lucky IndyCar raffle ticket to take...

Graham Rahal pulled the lucky ticket in the Verizon IndyCar Series raffle...

Matthew Brabham set for Andretti IndyCar test

Matthew Brabham will have his first fully fledged IndyCar test on...
43m ago from SpeedCafe.com

IndyCar: 'Insane' race spurs critics, supporters

Several leading IndyCar drivers including Juan Pablo Montoya, Will Power...
2d ago from Racer.com

RACER Video: Robin Miller's message to IndyCar boss...

The RACER Channel's Robin Miller unloads on an empty house at Auto Club...
2d ago from Racer.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Fighting Talk: 72nd LOTOS Rally Poland

Sébastien Ogier. Volkswagen Polo R: (above) “We had a very good...
6h ago from WRC.com

Gilbert targets Junior treble

Frenchman looks to complete Junior WRC hat-trick
7h ago from WRC.com

Ogier: Poland gives rivals chance to prove mettle

Sebastien Ogier has challenged his rivals to 'show what they're made of'...
9h ago from Crash.net

Dirt Rally, update 0.5 aka the Tarmac Terrors

In this case, name says it all. Well, almost all, because not (only) did...
15h ago from WorldRallyBlog.c...

Popular On GunnersToday.com

(Video highlights) UEFA European Under-21 final:...

Sweden have been crowned UEFA U21 European champions for the first time...
2h ago from CaughtOffside.com

Arsenal Encouraged In Keita Balde Diao Pursuit

It has been reported that Keita Balde Diao is unsettled at Lazio –...
1h ago from Nastytackle.com

Coquelin Is No Saviour: The Top Four Myths of...

Arsene Wenger led Arsenal to a third place finish and FA Cup trophy during...
8h ago from FreshArsenal.com

Arsenal transfer news: BBC reporter claims Gunners...

Emirates Stadium side not targeting Chilean after all… READ MORE:...
1h ago from CaughtOffside.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.