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Ecclestone and Gribkowsky waged battle for control of F1

Bernie Ecclestone and Gerhard Gribkowsky battled over control of Formula 1, according to testimony on Wednesday given in court by investigative author Tom Bower. Bower, who in 2011 wrote a biography 'No Angel – the secret life of Bernie Ecclestone', gave the book its title when the F1 supremo, who worked closely with the author at the time, reportedly told him: 'Write what you like, provided it's more or less the truth.' Bower was called to give evidence in the Munich trial on Wednesday, as Ecclestone fights for his future in Formula 1, and for his very freedom, over allegations he bribed jailed Formula 1 banker Gribkowsky. Bower also knew Gribkowsky well, and told the court how...
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