News Details

Lawyer says Ecclestone paid $100 million for good of F1

Lawyer Sven Thomas with his client Bernie Ecclestone Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone ended his bribery trial with a record $100 million payment for the good of Formula 1. That is the claim of the Ecclestone ‘s lawyer Sven Thomas, who told Forbes he thinks the legal team did a 'good job because the other guy got eight and a half years'. In contrast to the jailed Gerhard Gribkowsky, Ecclestone was able to pay the huge price for ending the trial that otherwise would have dragged on for months. 'We have to keep in mind,' Thomas told Formula 1 business journalist Christian Sylt, 'that Formula 1 must go on and if it went on with this trial for the next five months then it would mean...
Full Story »
1y ago from GrandPrix247.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Ecclestone goes sailing after $100m settlement

Bernie Ecclestone's yacht Petara Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone's...
1y ago from GrandPrix247.com

Ecclestone holidays after paying $100m settlement

Ecclestone holidays after paying $100m settlementPosted On 14 Aug 2014By...
1y ago from ThisIsF1.com

Massa wants Williams to beat old team Ferrari

Felipe Massa says his new team Williams is locked in a battle with...
1y ago from F1Zone.net

Ecclestone make $100m payment, confirms court

A German court says Bernie Ecclestone has made the $100 million payment...
1y ago from F1Pulse.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MotoGPToday.com

Rossi: “Reclaiming the lead in the championship is...

Starting in fourth, Valentino Rossi has positioned himself perfectly to...
4h ago from MotoGP.com

Rossi On Target with Second Row Start

Valentino Rossi says he achieved his aim prior to the qualifying session...

MotoGP Silverstone - Full Qualifying Results

Marc Marquez takes pole at Silverstone with new pole record. Jorge...
9h ago from Crash.net

Marquez Smashes Record to take Silverstone Pole

Marc Marquez set the fastest ever two-wheeled lap of Silverstone to claim...

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

IndyCar: Drivers taking Stefan Wilson under their wing

In the wake of Justin Wilson's death earlier this week, most of the...
4h ago from Racer.com

IndyCar: Hunter-Reay tops final practice at Sonoma

Andretti Autosport-Honda’s Ryan Hunter-Reay led an American 1-2-3 in...
4h ago from Racer.com

Sonoma: Practice 2 results

Fast Saturday practice sees Hunter-Reay on top Practice 2 times 1. Ryan...
4h ago from Crash.net

Justin Wilson tributes, auctions, merchandise: Where...

There have been many tributes and benefit announcements regarding the...
6h ago from Racer.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Meeke: 'I have to continue working'

Brit counting on an error-free Australia
1d ago from WRC.com

F1 ace Jenson Button tests Mini and VW Beetle...

Formula 1 star Jenson Button tested rallycross cars at Lydden Hill today...
3d ago from Motorsport.com

Loeb says WRC return not in his plans

Sebastien Loeb says that a return to the WRC is not part of his plans,...
2d ago from Motorsport.com

Lefebrve handed second Citroen WRC outing

Stephane Lefebvre has been handed his second opportunity in the WRC with...
1d ago from Crash.net

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Football's summer spending set to hit £1BILLION as...

FOOTBALL'S summer spending spree is set to nudge a record £1BILLION by...
1h ago from Express.co.uk

Newcastle 0 Arsenal 1: Five things we learned

GETTY OFF: Aleksandar Mitrovic saw red Mitrovic needs to mend his way...
3h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

Arsenal complete signing of striking starlet, but wait...

Arsenal have signed 15-year-old Harry Clarke from Ipswich Town. The...
4h ago from CaughtOffside.com

Arsenal: Arsene Wenger ‘working on’ transfer swoop...

Arsenal coach Arsene Wenger has admitted that his side are ‘working...
4h ago from CaughtOffside.com

Comments

comments powered by Disqus

Hottest News

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.