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Ecclestone: The ultimate survivor

Bernie Ecclestone is a man used to getting his own way. Whether it's running his sport with an authoritarian hand for four decades or paying his way out of a bribery trial, the 83-year-old English billionaire has spent a career cutting deals and wheeling and dealing to stay on top of the Formula One racing world. For the past ten months, Ecclestone has been entangled in court cases in native England and Germany that threatened -- but failed -- to bring him down. The ultimate survivor, Ecclestone emerged with his image tarnished but the grip on his sport intact, for now. In February, the High Court in London rejected a multimillion-dollar corruption claim against Ecclestone related to the...
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