News Details

Gribkowsky asked BayernLB boss for millions

Bernie Ecclestone was not the only man Gerhard Gribkowsky turned to as he sought to make his millions. That is the claim that emerged in a Munich court on Wednesday, as embattled F1 chief executive Ecclestone's defence to bribery charges appeared to get another boost. The latest witness to testify was Werner Schmidt, the former CEO of BayernLB, for whom Gribkowsky managed the public bank's shares in formula one. Ecclestone, who argues instead that he was blackmailed, is accused of bribing the already-jailed Gribkowsky to the tune of $44 million to influence the sale of the shares to CVC. But Kleine Zeitung newspaper reported that, in court on Wednesday, Schmidt told of how Gribkowsky had...
Full Story »
2y ago from GrandPrix.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Gribkowsky demanded bonus of millions from BayernLB

Gerhard Gribkowski Under fire Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone was not...
2y ago from GrandPrix247.com

Positive week in Munich court for Ecclestone

Bernie Ecclestone in court Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone has had a...
2y ago from GrandPrix247.com

Witness gives credibility to Ecclestone's blackmail...

xt">Bernie Ecclestone in court Formula 1 supremo Bernie...
2y ago from GrandPrix247.com

Witness supports Ecclestone's blackmail defence

Bernie Ecclestone's claim that he was blackmailed by Gerhard Gribkowsky...
2y ago from GrandPrix.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

Bradl to exit MotoGP at the end of 2016

– Stefan Bradl has confirmed that he will leave MotoGP at the end...
1h ago from GPUpdate.net

MotoGP: Crutchlow silences the critics

Cal Crutchlow has silenced his critics by taking a stunning debut MotoGP...

Opinion: Rossi screw-up ends title chances?

To call Sunday’s MotoGP race an unmitigated disaster for the factory...

MotoGP: Cecchinello ‘We needed that finish’

LCR Honda team boss Lucio Cecchinello admitted to MCN after last...

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Enerson gets IndyCar debut with Dale Coyne

– RC Enerson will make his IndyCar debut at Mid-Ohio this weekend...
6h ago from GPUpdate.net

INDYCAR: 'I enjoy downforce cars more' - Frijns

Robin Frijns gave his Andretti Autosport team plenty to think about after...
20h ago from Racer.com

INDYCAR: Schmidt sues Enerson’s father

Team owner Sam Schmidt has sued Neil Enerson, the father of his former...
18h ago from Racer.com

Schmidt Peterson files lawsuit against Enerson

RC Enerson, due to make his IndyCar debut with Dale Coyne Racing this...
23h ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Rautiainen on Finland’s unique co-driving test

Rautiainen on Finland’sunique co-driving test Co-driving great Timo...
4h ago from WRC.com

Hyundai solves Sordo crash cause

Nandan confident suspension issue is sorted
21h ago from WRC.com

OlsbergsMSE won't field GRC-spec Honda Civic in Canada...

Swedish World Rallycross team OlsbergsMSE will not field its Honda Civic...
1d ago from Motorsport.com

Finland countdown: the route

The same. But better.
20h ago from WRC.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Arsenal and West Ham transfer war: £10m more will get...

According to reports from Mirror Football, Lyon are demanding a...

Bundesliga giants prepared to offload Arsenal...

Bayer Leverkusen are prepared to offload their star asset Hakan...
3h ago from CaughtOffside.com

Gazidis: Arsenal and Man Utd can't bully smaller clubs...

GETTY TOUGH: Ivan Gazidis (right) thinks the transfer market has changed...
4h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

Expect a striker & defender says Arsene. Yedder...

Morning all. The squad is in the US of A, the friendly against the MLS...

Comments

Hottest News

Allison and Ferrari part ways with immediate effect

The Briton's place at the team had been in doubt... Read More »
5h ago from Motorsport.com

What next at Ferrari?

The news of James Allison's departure doesn't... Read More »
4h ago from Pitpass.com

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.