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Ecclestone vows to return

Bernie Ecclestone is adamant he will be back on the F1 board the "minute the court case is over." On Thursday, a Munich prosecutor announced that the F1 supremo will stand trial in April to answer charges of bribery. Ecclestone is accused of paying former German banker Gerhard Gribkowsky a £29million bribe in relation to the sale of Formula One to CVC. That announcement was soon followed by news that Ecclestone had stepped down as a director of F1's parent company Delta Topco, however, he will continue with the day to day running of the sport. However, any suggestion that this is the beginning of the end of his hold on F1 has been dismissed as "complete nonsense"...
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