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Ecclestone corruption deal set for today

Bernie Ecclestone in court Bernie Ecclestone is expected to put the corruption scandal behind him on Tuesday and return full-time to Formula 1. The sport's chief executive has been caught up in a German court trial in the opening half of most weeks recently as he fends off accusations he bribed Gerhard Gribkowsky. A conviction would have ended his Formula 1 reign and could also have seen him jailed, but he appears to have agreed a $100 million settlement with the Munich authorities that will see all charges forever dropped. Die Welt newspaper calls it a 'second-class acquittal', but it should be enough to satisfy Formula 1 owner CVC's Donald Mackenzie, and Formula 1 stakeholders like...
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