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Bernie exhausted after just one day

Bernie Ecclestone's bribery trial is expected to last until September but already the F1 supremo says it is "exhausting" and "stressful." Ecclestone is standing trial in Germany after being charged with bribing German banker Gerhard Gribkowsky to the tune of $44 million during the sale of F1 to CVC. The German prosecutor alleges that Ecclestone paid Gribkowsky to facilitate the sale to CVC, Ecclestone's preferred bidder who had agreed to him being chief executive of F1. Speaking to the Bild after Thursday's opening day in court, Ecclestone said: "It was an exhausting first day. The judge, the prosecutors and my lawyers all speak German, I don't. "Although I...
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