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The way forward for Bernie Ecclestone

The bribery trial against Bernie Ecclestone takes a two week break for the summer at the end of today. It makes a good time to take stock and analyse what the likely outcome may be and where Ecclestone goes from here. This is easier said than done as the clearest conclusion which can be drawn from the proceedings so far is that we don't know much more than we did already.Let's start with a recap of how we got here. German prosecutors have accused Ecclestone and his Bambino family trust with paying a £26m ($44m) bribe to Gerhard Gribkowsky, a former executive at state-owned German bank BayernLB which owned a 47.2% stake in F1. German prosecutors believe that Ecclestone paid the money...
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