News Details

Ecclestone trial to start on April 24

– According to reports in the German media, Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone will face charges of bribery before the Munich District Court on April 24, with 26 days being set aside for the legal process. Ecclestone, 83, is facing allegations of bribery over a sizeable payment made to German banker Gerhard Gribkowsky, who was involved in the sale of Formula 1 to current owners CVC Capital Partners back in 2006. Gribkowsky is currently serving an eight and a half year jail sentence after being charged with bribery, breach of trust and tax evasion. Ecclestone claims that his payment was not corrupt, and says he was blackmailed. With Ecclestone's indictment being officially approved...
Full Story »
3y ago from GPUpdate.net 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Ecclestone trial in Munich to begin in late April

Ecclestone trial in Munich to begin in late April 5 February, 2014 Bernie...
3y ago from GrandPrix247.com

Ecclestone trial to begin in late April

German authorities are pushing ahead with preparations for Bernie...
3y ago from GrandPrix.com

Bluewaters appeals decision to throw out $650m claim...

Bernie Ecclestone has not had much in the way of good news over the past...
3y ago from Pitpass.com

Ecclestone rules out paying to avoid German jail

Bernie Ecclestone on Thursday ruled out paying millions to end his legal...
3y ago from GrandPrix.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

Rossi confirms he will ride in first practice at...

Rossi will attempt to ride in MotoGP free practice one at Aragon, less...
11h ago from BikeSportNews.com

Valentino Rossi will attempt MotoGP comeback at Aragon

Valentino Rossi says he will attempt a comeback at the Aragón...

Rossi enjoys 'improved feeling' in second Misano run

Valentino Rossi carried out a second run in as many days at Misano as he...

Rossi to attempt comeback at Aragón GP

– Valentino Rossi will attempt to return to action at this...
11h ago from GPUpdate.net

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Ganassi confirms IndyCar reduction to two cars

Chip Ganassi Racing confirmed it will be paring its full-time IndyCar...
3h ago from Racer.com

Zach Veach Completes 2018 Andretti Autosport Line-up

Following on from his first IndyCar starts in 2017, Zach Veach will race...

Sato Back with Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing for 2018

Takuma Sato will join Graham Rahal at Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing for...

RACER video: Sonoma IndyCar championship report

RACER's Robin Miller and Marshall Pruett file their final IndyCar video...
6h ago from Racer.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Loeb tests C3 on gravel

Loeb tests C3 on gravel WRC legend Sébastien Loeb tested Citroën’s C3...
9h ago from WRC.com

Cycling star joins WRC aces in Spain

Entry list reveals WRC debut for two-wheel champion
8h ago from WRC.com

Mikkelsen gives R5 feedback

Mikkelsen gives R5 feedback Hyundai Motorsport's newest WRC signing,...
1d ago from WRC.com

Gala to celebrate thrilling year

Gala to celebrate thrilling year WRC stars will be honoured at a...
1d ago from WRC.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

'This is a moment I've always dreamed of'

Josh DaSilva became the 845th player ever to play for the Arsenal first...
1h ago from Arsenal.com

Mediawatch: Wait a minute, isn't Alexis Sanchez at Man...

Egg Custis Now Mediawatch is not saying that we doubt the veracity of...
11h ago from Football365.com

‘He kept the ball well… that’s vintage Jack’

Per Mertesacker admitted the team had been given a thorough test by...
1h ago from Arsenal.com

Comments

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.