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Ecclestone upset by witness testimony

Bernie Ecclestone According to an observer reporting for the Austrian press agency APA, Formula 1 chief executive Bernie Ecclestone was visibly upset while listening to a witness as his corruption trial continued in Munich on Wednesday. The witness had advised car manufacturers like Ferrari and Daimler at about the same time as Ecclestone paid Gerhard Gribkowsky the alleged $44 million bribe. Ecclestone argues Gribkowsky was effectively extorting him, but the prosecutors say the 83-year-old was in a mood of desperately clinging to power. Wednesday's witness did not seem to help the diminutive Briton's case. The witness said key manufacturers involved in Formula 1 were seriously threatening...
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