Bernie Ecclestone in the Monaco paddock
Long time Formula 1 big boss Bernie Ecclestone has hinted he is close to stepping down at the helm of the sport he helped turn into a trillion dollar business.
Most insiders believe that, with star witness Gerhard Gribkowsky often sounding contradictory or unbelievable, Ecclestone's Munich corruption trial is going well for the 83-year-old. But he certainly does not look well this weekend.
The diminutive Briton had to miss a day of court last week with a bad cold, and he is still unwell as he fulfills his duties in the Principality. But while Ecclestone may ultimately win the day in Munich, the scandal may already have taken its toll.
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