Bernie Ecclestone

F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone offers $36m for bribery trial to be dropped

Daniel Johnson Prosecutors in Bernie Ecclestone’s trial for bribery will have to decide whether to accept an offer of nearly £20 million for the criminal case against the Formula One chief executive to...


Bernie Ecclestone's blackmail claims dismissed by German prosecutor

Daniel Johnson Bernie Ecclestone's claim that he was the victim of blackmail was rubbished by a German investigator on Friday, as the Formula One chief executive's trial for bribery continued.

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Australian Grand Prix: Bernie Ecclestone vows to deliver 'noisier' formula one cars

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Tom Cary Formula one boss Bernie Ecclestone has said the sport will investigate ways of making the new machines sound "more like racing cars".


Red Bull may quit formula one: Bernie Ecclestone


Ian Parkes Formula one supremo Bernie Ecclestone won't be surprised if Red Bull billionaire Dietrich Mateschitz carries out his threat to quit the sport.

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Formula one faces blind corner as Bernie Ecclestone bribery trial begins

Bernie Ecclestone

Daniel Johnson A101 and B177. These are the Munich courtrooms where over the next five months much of formula one's near and distant future will be determined.


Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone denies bribery at German trial

Bernie Ecclestone, the 83-year-old controlling business magnate in Formula One racing, waits for the first day of his trial for bribery to start in Munich.

Ryland James Munich, Germany: Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone went on trial in Germany on Thursday, denying bribery charges that threaten to land the British billionaire in jail.


Billionaire Bernie Ecclestone gets $100 million a year from his ex-wife Slavica

ESTORIL, PORTUGAL - MAY 16: Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone and wife Slavica arrive at the Laureus World Sports Awards on May 16, 2005 at the Estoril Casino, Estoril, Portugal. (Photo by MJ Kim/Getty Images for Laureus)

Robert Mendick and Christian Sylt For most billionaires, the greatest fear in getting married is what the divorce might cost. Not so Bernie Ecclestone.


Bernie Ecclestone: an audience with the F1 supremo

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Darren Kane Bernie Ecclestone didn’t receive an Oxbridge qualification. Indeed he eschewed formal education as soon as he could.

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Bernie Ecclestone wins ’corrupt’ F1 case

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Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone won a multi-million dollar case at London's High Court relating to the sale of F1 in 2005 on Thursday but the judge nevertheless said it was a corrupt deal.


Bernie Ecclestone claims he has F1 owners' support

Blasted by judge: Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone.

Tom Cary Bernie Ecclestone claimed Formula One's controlling shareholder CVC Capital Partners was happy for him to continue as chief executive of the sport despite a High Court judge concluding that he paid a...

Bernie Ecclestone: inside his fast and furious life

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY - JULY 26:  F1 Supremo Bernie Ecclestone attends practice for the Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix at Hungaroring on July 26, 2013 in Budapest, Hungary.  (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)

Nick Miller As he prepares to fight allegations of bribery, the F1 boss remains firmly behind the wheel in the world of motor sport.

Bernie Ecclestone will run Formula One during bribery trial

Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone.

Formula One boss steps down from board after a German court decided he will face trial over corruption charges.

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Bernie Ecclestone names his successor

Bernie Ecclestone.

Ecclestone broke his silence to name Red Bull's team chief as his choice to succeed him.

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Bernie Ecclestone faces German bribery charge

Bernie Ecclestone.

German prosecutors have indicted motor-racing magnate Bernie Ecclestone on a bribery charge, but the 82-year-old has refused to resign as Formula One boss, despite facing a trial.

Horner angry over F1 media's political questions

Red Bull team chief Christian Horner.

Red Bull team chief Christian Horner erupted when he was repeatedly asked about the race due to be held in Sochi on October 12

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British racer Susie Wolff to get out on track with the formula one boys

Life in the fast lane: Scottish-born driver Susie Wolff.

Sarah Rainey On the eve of making formula one history, prospective grand prix racer Susie Wolff takes Sarah Rainey for a high-speed spin.

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Ecclestone grins at man who could topple him

German banker Gerhard Gribkowsky (left) leaves the court during a session break on the third day of Bernie Ecclestone's trial in Munich on Friday.

Daniel Johnson Bernie Ecclestone met the man who could bring down his Formula One empire with a smile in court yesterday (Friday), as his trial for bribery heard from its key witness.

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Ron Walker says F1 must get noisier, sooner

Australian Grand Prix boss Ron Walker.

Mark Fogarty Australian Grand Prix boss Ron Walker is confident pressure from race organisers all over the world will force formula one authorities to accelerate efforts to make this year’s new-generation...

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Machinations done as F1 roadshow takes off

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Peter McKay Late on Sunday afternoon the results of pre-season Formula One tests and the endless pontificating become redundant.

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Walker furious at the lack of GP 'screams'

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Michael Lynch Noise might annoy, but the lack of noise can annoy a formula one fan a lot more.

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