News Details

Back to work for Bernie after bribery trial comes to a close

Bernie Ecclestone has said that he will not be celebrating the end of his bribery trial in Germany, but instead is focusing on going back to work at the top of Formula 1. The 83-year-old was facing bribery charges in Germany in a lengthy case that came to an abrupt end on Tuesday when he made a $100m payment – as permitted by German law – to bring proceedings to a close. The settlement was without any conviction, and 'the presumption of innocence is still valid' according to his lawyer, Sven Thomas. Speaking to The Independent, Ecclestone confirmed that he was pleased to see the back of the trial which he called a waste of time. I’m not really celebrating. It’s just not...
Full Story »
2y ago from RichlandF1.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Ecclestone bribery trial ends with $100-mn payment

MUNICH, Germany, Aug 05, 2014 (AFP) - A German court ruled Tuesday...
2y ago from F1Plus.com

Ecclestone bribery trial set for $100m settlement

Bernie Ecclestone has been attending the German court since April this...
2y ago from espnF1.com

Ecclestone ' close to settle' for $100-million deal in...

MUNICH, Germany, Aug 04, 2014 (AFP) - Formula One tycoon Bernie...
2y ago from F1Plus.com

Ecclestone's bribery trial ends with $100 million...

A German court on Tuesday dropped the bribery case against Bernie...
2y ago from F1Pulse.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

MotoGP: Smith calls for open class reform

Bradley Smith has called for a reform of MotoGP’s open class system,...

Dovizioso injured at Misano test

Ducati Team rider Andrea Dovizioso will be hoping to be fit for MotoGP's...
41m ago from SuperSport.com

Randy Mamola: Good old Cal finally breaks his duck

In his latest Motorsport.com column, 500cc racing legend Randy Mamola...
7h ago from Motorsport.com

Moto2: Rookie to MotoGP progression plan for KTM

As well as MotoGP, KTM will make their debut on the Moto2 grid in 2017...

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Robin Miller's Mailbag for August 24, presented by...

Page 1 of 3 Q: As a diehard Ryan Hunter-Reay fan, I must admit a sense of...
7h ago from Racer.com

INDYCAR: Three cars in scary pit lane crash

Alexander Rossi, Charlie Kimball, and Helio Castroneves walked away from...
1d ago from Racer.com

Max Chilton: “You constantly had to be adapting”

Max Chilton was happy to complete all 500 miles at Pocono Raceway on...
19h ago from TheCheckeredFlag...

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Teams want China as a candidate rally in 2017

Multi-million pound losses caused by the cancellation of Rally China have...
2h ago from EuroSport.com

Lappi breaks silence over Toyota rumours

Talks have taken place at Toyota's rally base
8h ago from WRC.com

Germany driver report: part 1

Advertising Jari-Matti Latvala (VW Polo R) Result: 48thLatvala's rally...
5h ago from WRC.com

Takale/Sherif gets top 10 finish in Asian...

Sanjay Takale and co-driver Musa Sherif endured a difficult outing in...
1d ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Behind the Numbers: Nacho's 100 games

Nacho Monreal made his 100th Premier League appearance against Leicester...
2h ago from Arsenal.com

Arsenal open talks to sign goal machine: Arsene Wenger...

GETTY TALKS: Arsenal are interested in signing Islam Slimani The Gunners...
6h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

Comments

Hottest News

New Ferrari engine ‘on par' with Mercedes

Scuderia Ferrari have made their final alteration... Read More »
1h ago from F1Hub.net

Ferrari taking new engine specification to Spa

Ferrari has a new engine specification in its... Read More »
7h ago from ThisIsF1.com

Hamilton set for grid demotion

Lewis Hamilton is 'likely' to take a grid penalty... Read More »
4h ago from SkySports.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.