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Gribkowsky: Bernie said he would rather die in a puddle of fuel than lose control of F1

Bernie Ecclestone in court The man jailed for accepting Bernie Ecclestone's alleged bribes depicted the Formula 1 supremo as someone desperate to cling to power and apparently at almost all costs. The corruption charges, playing out in a dramatic Munich trial, could end the 83-year-old Briton's long reign over the sport and even see him put in jail. Gerhard Gribkowsky, formerly in charge of the state-controlled Munich bank BayernLB, is the star witness, and on Tuesday he backed prosecutors' claims that Ecclestone paid up to influence the sale of Formula 1′s commercial rights. He said that Ecclestone had once said he would rather 'die in a puddle of fuel' than lose his post in control...
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