News Details

Formula One Bernie Ecclestone boss facing bribery charges

Berlin:  Formula One magnate Bernie Ecclestone faces bribery charges when his trial begins in Munich on Thursday in a case which threatens to end his reign.The 83-year-old denies charges of bribery and abetting breach of trust in relation to a $44 million payment he made to former German banker Gerhard Gribkowsky, which was linked to the sale of Formula One's rights in 2006.The 256-page indictment against the octogenarian billionaire leaves the impression he wanted to protect his empire at all costs.Ecclestone has reduced his role in the running of Formula One pending the outcome of the trial and plans to be in court two days per week.He missed Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai...
Full Story »
2y ago from NDTVSports.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Formula 1 boss Ecclestone faces German bribery trial...

t">Bernie Ecclestone in the dock again Formula 1 chief executive...
2y ago from GrandPrix247.com

Ecclestone admits public perception is that he is...

Bernie Ecclestone Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone has admitted that...
2y ago from GrandPrix247.com

Ecclestone admits poor image amid bribery affair

Bernie Ecclestone has admitted that public perception already depicts him...
2y ago from GrandPrix.com

Ecclestone was afraid of losing grip

Munich prosecutors believe Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone allegedly...
2y ago from SuperSport.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

Crutchlow: Ducati needs Marquez, not Lorenzo, to be...

Former Ducati factory rider Cal Crutchlow says the Italian marque should...
2h ago from Motorsport.com

Yamaha insists it hasn't "gone backwards” amid...

Yamaha MotoGP team director Massimo Meregalli insists his team has not...
5h ago from Motorsport.com

Mamola column: Why Rossi needs to watch his manners

In his latest column for Motorsport.com, former 500cc star Randy Mamola...
22h ago from Motorsport.com

Redding to get GP17 team points after Petrucci crash

Scott Redding vs Danilo Petrucci. The internal MotoGP contest at Octo...
5h ago from BikeSportNews.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Robin Miller's Mailbag for September 28, presented by...

Page 1 of 6 Welcome to the Robin Miller Mailbag as presented by Honda...
3h ago from Racer.com

Honda: “IndyCar’s 2018 engine-led formula is...

Honda Performance Development’s president, Art St. Cyr says that...
1d ago from Motorsport.com

SPRINT CAR: Bryan Clauson Racing to continue racing

Bryan Clauson Racing will keep trying to park it in Victory Lane. Bryan...
15h ago from Racer.com

MILLER: IndyCar's waiting room

While we wait to see where Tony Kanaan, Juan Montoya, Carlos Munoz and...
1d ago from Racer.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Final fling for Evans’ title bid

Advertising Evans finished second overall at the Mediterranean island...
2h ago from WRC.com

Ogier targets fourth WRC title in Corsica

Advertising The Frenchman, who is the reigning world champion after...
3h ago from WRC.com

Paddon eyes Tarmac progress in Corsica

Kiwi looking for more improvement
21h ago from WRC.com

VIDEO: Hyundai customer teams get i20 R5 testing...

Hyundai Motorsport's customer teams have started testing with the i20...

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Hector Bellerin dines with Bollywood star Esha...

Hector Bellerin dines with Bollywood star Esha Gupta... is she the...
3h ago from DailyMail.co.uk

Schmeichel: Wenger made United better

r Man Utd goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel has said that every team in the...
3h ago from ESPNFC.co.uk

8 brilliant battles of Britain: Bridge, Bremner and...

Manchester City take a trip to Celtic in the Champions League on Wednesday...
3h ago from FourFourTwo.com

Arsene Wenger must leave Arsenal and be appointed the...

GETTY TIME FOR CHANGE: Arsene Wenger should be Sam Allardyce's...
7h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

Comments

Hottest News

Formula 1 teams agree rule changes for 2017 season

Formula 1 teams and the governing body, FIA have... Read More »
2h ago from ThisIsF1.com

BMW decides against Formula 1 return

German carmaker BMW has made clear it is content... Read More »
1h ago from ThisIsF1.com

90% chance that I’ll be back on a circuit – Kubica

Robert Kubica is looking to step up his return to... Read More »
2h ago from ThisIsF1.com

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.