News Details

Ecclestone lawyers have to wait until July to question Gribkowsky

Gerhard Gribkowsky leaves court Lawyers for Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone will have to wait until late July for their chance to cross-examine a jailed former banker who is the key prosecution witness in the billionaire Briton's bribery trial. Gerhard Gribkowsky, former chief risk officer at German state-owned bank BayernLB, has told a court in Munich that Ecclestone bribed him when they worked together in the motor sport. Ecclestone is accused of channelling $44 million to the German for smoothing the sale of a stake in Formula One held by BayernLB to the private equity firm CVC eight years ago. The 83-year-old Ecclestone, who denies wrongdoing, could face up to 10 years in prison if...
Full Story »
1y ago from 0

You May Also Be Interested In...

Stressful time for fatigued Ecclestone

Bernie Ecclestone cut a fatigued figure in the Barcelona paddock at the...
1y ago from

Gribkowsky: I grabbed the carrot dangled in front of me

Gerhard Gribkowski in court A jailed former German banker told a court on...
1y ago from

Gribkowsky to testify in Ecclestone bribery trial on...

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

German banker testifies that Ecclestone bribed him

A German banker has told a Munich court that he accepted a multi-million...
1y ago from

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On

Rossi takes fourth Monza Rally win

Valentino Rossi has taken his fourth win at the Monza Rally Show, taking...

Marquez admits engine troubles after double fall

After going down twice on the final day of testing at Jerez, Marc...
1d ago from

Is Valentino Rossi the greatest of all time?

He may have missed out on his 10th World Championship by a whisker, but...

Rossi and MotoGP announce Rossi: The Game

The 2016 official MotoGP game will take on a new look upon it’s release...

Popular On

RACER Video: Robin Miller on Phil Krueger

Phil Krueger never won a race or a championship, but he did win miles of...
7h ago from

Graham Rahal and Courtney Force married Saturday in an...

Verizon IndyCar Series driver Graham Rahal and NHRA Funny Car driver...
1w ago from

INDYCAR: Karam, Ganassi part ways

Open-wheel phenom Sage Karam is no longer under contract with Chip...
6d ago from

IndyCar season review: Tony Kanaan

What will you remember the 2015 IndyCar season for? Juan Pablo Montoya's...
3d ago from

Popular On

Weekend specials for WRC stars

Gilbert, Neuville and Hirvonen made guest appearances.
11h ago from

Østberg and Camilli join M-Sport

Østberg’s return to the squad, with whom he spent three seasons...
17h ago from

M-Sport confirms Ostberg and 'surprise' Camilli

M-Sport has announced an all new driver line-up for the 2016 World Rally...
17h ago from

Tänak to drive for new DMACK team in 2016

Estonian will tackle 14 rounds with the DMACK World Rally Team
3d ago from

Popular On

Arsene Wenger Reveals Deal To Sign Bayern Munich Star...

Arsene Wenger has revealed he nearly signed Bayern Munich star Kingsley...
3h ago from

Boiling Point: Arsenal critics 'plane' wrong

FC's Craig Burley comes to Arsenal's defence after environmentalists...
4h ago from

Mariner: I'm staggered Wenger played Sanchez

FC's Paul Mariner can't believe that Arsenal coach Arsene Wenger chose to...
3h ago from

Arsenal's Santi Cazorla is first to make 1k passes in...

Arsenal midfielder Santi Cazorla the first player to complete more than...
5h ago from


Hottest News

Horner: Ron Dennis won't be very happy with our engine

Uncertainty has morphed back into mystery as Red... Read More »
17h ago from

Red Bull likely to run Nissan branded engines in 2016

Catch up on all F1 news, here at Grand Prix Times... Read More »
5h ago from

Work hard, party hard

Looks like triple world champion Lewis Hamilton... Read More »
11h ago from

Recent News

2014 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.