News Details

Ecclestone moves to end German lawsuit early

– Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone has offered to pay BayernLB £20 million if it drops the bribery case against him, his defence lawyers have said.According to reports by Bloomberg, Ecclestone is finding the lawsuit "highly burdensome" and wants to bring the matter to a close as swiftly as possible. It is not due to finish until October.The deal has still to be discussed, although as it is a criminal case it will be up to the judge to decide if the charges are dismissed.Ecclestone has been on trial in Munich since April.The case concerns a payment made by the 83-year-old to an employee of German bank BayernLB in the lead up to the sale of Formula 1 to current owners CVC...
Full Story »
1y ago from 0

You May Also Be Interested In...

Ecclestone offers EUR 25m to settle bribery case

Bernie Ecclestone is willing to pay EUR 25 million to settle the...
1y ago from

Zetsche: Why does Ecclestone do everything alone?

Dieter Zetsche with Bernie Ecclestone Dieter Zetsche, the chairman of...
1y ago from

Mercedes parent Daimler wants Ecclestone to give up F1...

Mercedes parent Daimler wants Ecclestone to give up F1 marketingPosted On...
1y ago from

F1 to look at rules to stop negativity says Ecclestone

Bernie Ecclestone Formula 1 chief executive Bernie Ecclestone thinks...
1y ago from

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On

Pedrosa desperate for positive result

Dani Pedrosa says he is confident of achieving another podium finish at...
3h ago from

Marquez to race with broken finger

Marc Marquez has refused to let a broken finger stop him from competing...
4h ago from

Rossi: I will have to give my all

The seven days since Aragon saw the MotoGP top three of Valentino Rossi,...
14h ago from

Marquez admits he “won’t be at 100 percent” in...

Marc Marquez has admitted he will not be at full fitness for this...
6h ago from

Popular On

INDYCAR: Indy Lights champ Pigot looking through...

Championships have endowed Spencer Pigot’s steady progression through...
4h ago from

INDYCAR: Honda busy testing aero kit components

Honda has yet to confirm its return to IndyCar in 2016, but that hasn't...
1w ago from

INDYCAR: Miles confident about Boston

Mark Miles, the president and CEO of Hulman & Company who also runs...
4d ago from

INDYCAR: Boston GP hits back at critics

Organizers of the new IndyCar street race in Boston have hit back at...
4d ago from

Popular On

Drivers back FIA safety campaign

Crews join FIA president Jean Todt to target fans
9h ago from

What Corsica victory means to Latvala

Significance behind island success
1d ago from

Home win for Maurin in WRC 2

Frenchman takes support category victory in Corsica
2d ago from

Evans' podium lift in Corsica

The Welshman and his co-driver Daniel Barritt were the surprise package...
1d ago from

Popular On

Arsenal snap up Jordi Osei-Tutu

Young defender Jordi Osei-Tutu has signed his first professional contract...
4h ago from

Why Arsenal have got it wrong with Sanchez contract

It’s not often you hear of a Premier League footballer being offered a...

Arsenal's unpredictability is why they won't win the...

It’s been a turbulent week for Arsenal, and it defines their turbulent...

Who will finish top 4 in the Premier League?

SPN FC panel debate who will end up finishing in the top 4 of the English...
48m ago from


comments powered by Disqus

Hottest News

Top Ten Tuesday – 10 Retired Drivers Who Couldn't...

This week's Top Ten Tuesday looks at ten drivers... Read More »
3h ago from

Honda unlikely to change power unit layout in 2016

Honda is likely to stick with its current power... Read More »
9h ago from

Horner reveals Red Bull engine deal ‘not Wolff’s...

Christian Horner has revealed that talks with two... Read More »
15h 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.