News Details

Ecclestone meets Gribkowsky at Munich trial

F1's most familiar face was missing on Friday as the sport practiced in Barcelona. That is because, more than 1000 kilometres away, F1 chief executive Bernie Ecclestone was in a Munich court, fighting for his future and freedom. Friday's events in Germany are perhaps the most significant yet in the corruption scandal, as the man 83-year-old Ecclestone is alleged to have bribed to the tune of $44 million began his role as the prosecution's star witness. Fascinatingly, prosecutors do not totally dispute Ecclestone's claim that Gribkowsky blackmailed him. According to the Guardian newspaper, the jailed former F1 banker on Friday even admitted he tried to "create pressure to reach an...
Full Story »
1y ago from GrandPrix.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Gribkowsky to testify in Ecclestone bribery trial on...

Bernie Ecclestone with Gerhard Gribkowsky Drama in Bernie Ecclestone's...
1y ago from GrandPrix247.com

Ecclestone back in Munich court for bribery trial

Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone is back in a Munich court to answer...
1y ago from F1Pulse.com

Gribkowsky to testify on Friday

Bernie Ecclestone's bribery trial will step up a gear on Friday. SID news...
1y ago from GrandPrix.com

Jailed German banker tells of clash of interests with...

Gerhard Gribkowsky with Bernie Ecclestone and his daughters Petra and...
1y ago from GrandPrix247.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MotoGPToday.com

Want to be a Champion?

The Shell Advance Asia Talent Cup 2016 application period opens on July...
2h ago from MotoGP.com

Stoner slams state of modern MotoGP

Casey Stoner has lambasted the state of modern MotoGP in comparison with...
15h ago from Motorsport.com

Team bosses react to #RossiVsMarquez

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

MotoGP Race Director talks Rossi, Marquez incident

MotoGP Race Director Mike Webb has explained exactly why the last corner...
3d ago from Crash.net

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...
7h 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

Gilbert targets Junior treble

Frenchman looks to complete Junior WRC hat-trick
13h ago from WRC.com

Fighting Talk: 72nd LOTOS Rally Poland

Sébastien Ogier. Volkswagen Polo R: (above) “We had a very good...
13h ago from WRC.com

Dirt Rally, update 0.5 aka the Tarmac Terrors

In this case, name says it all. Well, almost all, because not (only) did...
21h ago from WorldRallyBlog.c...

Ogier: Poland gives rivals chance to prove mettle

Sebastien Ogier has challenged his rivals to 'show what they're made of'...
16h ago from Crash.net

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Chelsea Table Bid For Arsenal Target Antonio Rudiger

It has been reported that Chelsea have tabled a bid for VfB Stuttgart...
3h ago from Nastytackle.com

Arsenal Target Marco Reus Commits To Borussia Dortmund

It has been reported that Marco Reus has pledged his commitment to...
4h ago from Nastytackle.com

Arsenal among highest beneficiaries of sell-on...

Negotiating a ‘sell-on' clause is becoming more prominent in modern...
1h ago from AllArsenal.com

Porto confirm striker Jackson Martinez will join...

Porto confirm striker Jackson Martinez will join Atletico Madrid after...
6h ago from DailyMail.co.uk

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.