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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...
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