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Ecclestone returns to F1's executive board

Bernie Ecclestone has returned to the executive board of F1's parent company. Although he remained F1 chief executive, the 83-year-old had stepped down from Delta Topco amid his corruption trial in Germany. Briton Ecclestone settled that case with a highly-controversial $100 million payment to the Bavarian state. "The system in law is pretty fair," he told the BBC at Spa-Francorchamps this week. "I just had to pay to get rid of the case, that's all." And Ecclestone also said in Belgium that the fact he is now returning to the Delta Topco board will make "no difference" to how F1 has been run in the past days and months. "I stood down for obvious reasons,...
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