News Details

Ecclestone says prosecutors approached him about settling bribery trial

Bernie Ecclestone has revealed that German prosecutors approached him about settling his bribery trial in Germany and not vice versa as has been widely speculated. The brakes are expected to be put on the trial today as Ecclestone's lawyer Sven Thomas says that the F1 boss will pay a £60m ($100m) settlement according to an article in the Independent by Christian Sylt.It would be the largest settlement in German legal history and is to be handed to the state of Bavaria according to Thomas. He told the Independent that he will today ask the court to use the money to build a new F1 circuit in the state.'It seems that we will be successful in the settlement,' says Thomas. 'The amount is...
Full Story »
1y ago from Pitpass.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Ecclestone bribery case could be settled

German prosecutors held talks on Tuesday with lawyers for Formula One...
1y ago from SuperSport.com

Settlement of German Ecclestone bribery case possible...

Settlement of German Ecclestone bribery case possible – courtPosted...
1y ago from ThisIsF1.com

Ecclestone defence seeks deal to end bribery trial

Prosecutors and lawyers for Bernie Ecclestone are in talks about a...
1y ago from F1Pulse.com

Ecclestone seeks to end bribery trial

Bernie Ecclestone has been attending the trial since April Getty Images...
1y ago from espnF1.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

Marquez says newfound consistency a result of 2015...

MotoGP points leader Marc Marquez, the only one of this year's title...
12h ago from Motorsport.com

MotoGP: Stoner completes first European Ducati test

Casey Stoner has completed his first European MotoGP test in four years...

Randy Mamola: Why are MotoGP riders crashing so much...

After a record-breaking weekend for MotoGP crashes, Motorsport.com...
1d ago from Motorsport.com

MotoGP: Disaster in the wet for Suzuki

This year’s Dutch TT turned into a complete disaster for the factory...
10h ago from MotorcycleNews.c...

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Honda unlikely to power the IndyCar champion

The Iowa test times (below), along with data from Detroit, Texas and Road...
2h ago from Motorsport.com

Penske and Andretti lead tributes to Chip Ganassi

Roger Penske, Mario Andretti and Jeff Gordon are among the list of stars...
2d ago from Motorsport.com

VIDEO: Robin Miller with Josef Newgarden's new IndyCar...

Robin Miller speaks with author Chris Workman and IndyCar driver Josef...
8h ago from Racer.com

IndyCar linked with Surfers Paradise return

– IndyCar has been linked with a return to Surfers Paradise in...
1d ago from GPUpdate.net

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Tempestini eases clear in Junior WRC fight

Early leader Crugnola sidelined
6h ago from WRC.com

Tänak treble secures Rally Poland lead

Advertising It is exactly 12 months since the Estonian last led a WRC...
8h ago from WRC.com

Suninen heads WRC 2 in Poland

Advertising Suninen chased his rival through the blisteringly fast sandy...
6h ago from WRC.com

SS6/7: Tänak closes on Poland lead

Estonian just three-tenths behind Mikkelsen
11h ago from WRC.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

4-2-3-1 with £30m+ striker… The system to win...

4-2-3-1 with £30m+ striker… The system to win Arsenal the title...

Zelalem and Toral set to benefit from Crowley's loan...

The members of the Arsenal first-team squad that are fit and haven't been...
3h ago from News.ArseBlog.com

Wales: Ramsey reaches the semi-final

Friday night was a momentous one for Aaron Ramsey and Wales. Chris...
5h ago from Arsenal.com

Arsenal set for talks as director jets in to finalize...

  Roma director Walter Sabatini has reportedly traveled to London to...
8h ago from ArsenalFever.com

Comments

Hottest News

Second practice results – Austrian GP

Formula 1 2016 Austrian Grand Prix Friday second... Read More »
12h ago from ThisIsF1.com

Hamilton: Nico is much, much quicker

  Triple Formula 1 champion Lewis Hamilton... Read More »
7h ago from GrandPrix247.com

McLaren goes revolutionary with rear wing design

Although a lot of teams are now shifting their... Read More »
19h ago from Motorsport.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.