Tag Archive: Suddeutsche Zeitung

Aug 05

Ecclestone corruption ‘acquittal’ set for Tuesday

Bernie Ecclestone is expected to put the corruption scandal behind him on Tuesday and return full-time to formula one.

Formula 1 Circuit in Sochi - Bernier Ecclestone 2 The sport’s chief executive has been caught up in a German court trial in the opening half of most weeks recently as he fends off accusations he bribed Gerhard Gribkowsky. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 04

F1 to ‘welcome’ Ecclestone court settlement – Lauda

“If Bernie stops, it would have been a disaster for formula one”

2014-06-07_0324 Niki Lauda says F1 should “welcome” the news that Bernie Ecclestone looks to have settled the high-profile corruption case that threatened his role at the top of the sport. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 02

Ecclestone to keep F1 job after $100m court deal – report

Bernie Ecclestone looks set to avoid jail and retain control of formula one.

Germany’s Suddeutsche Zeitung is reporting on Saturday that the F1 chief executive has negotiated a US $100 million settlement with prosecutors in his high-profile corruption case in Germany.
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Apr 03

Caterham not just after ‘quick money’ – Frijns

Last year, he bobbed around in GP2 and as a Sauber test driver

2014-03-02 - Caterham F1 Team - Bahrain - Robin Frijns Robin Frijns claims it is rare to find a middle-ranked team that wants to take on a third driver who doesn’t substantially ‘pay’. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 29

Ecclestone working hard to turn up the volume

“Niki likes the new sound because his cars are winning”

2012-11-15_0006 If a question ever requires a cool answer, reporters flock to ‘iceman’ Kimi Raikkonen. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 05

Ecclestone trial to begin in late April – report

The Suddeutsche newspaper reports that the trial will begin in Munich

German authorities are pushing ahead with preparations for Bernie Ecclestone’s criminal trial. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 06

Vettel, Rosberg clash over ‘tyregate’

“So it is not for us to learn anything or to decide on anything that we do.”

Sebastian Vettel - Lewis Hamilton - photo Getty ImagesGermans Sebastian Vettel and Nico Rosberg on Thursday revealed their vastly different opinions about the ‘testgate’ saga that has gripped formula one. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 15

German prosecutors charge Ecclestone with bribery

“Munich has filed charges against Bernie Ecclestone”

German prosecutors have charged Bernie Ecclestone with bribery, the Suddeutsche Zeitung newspaper reports in its Wednesday edition. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 14

Bribery charge would end Ecclestone’s reign – source

“I’ve not heard from anybody.  Let’s wait and see what happens.”

If Bernie Ecclestone is charged with bribery, it will be the end of the 82-year-old Briton’s long and famous reign over formula one. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 11

Ecclestone to be charged for bribery – report

Munich prosecutors and Ecclestone’s lawyers declined to comment

Munich prosecutors could be set to formally charge Bernie Ecclestone for bribery, the Suddeutsche Zeitung newspaper reports. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 12

Mercedes must win a title soon – Wolff

Mercedes must win a title, new director and shareholder Toto Wolff insists.

2013-02-04 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - F1 W04 - Toto Wolff 02Alongside Niki Lauda, Wolff has swept into the Brackley based team with the goal of ending Mercedes’ now three-year run of on-the-cusp mediocrity. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 24

Ecclestone exit could cost F1 ‘a few’ races

Bernie Ecclestone has warned that his demise could have serious repercussions for formula one.

Flagworld - F12012-11-15_0008Switzerland’s Blick reports that German prosecutors could announce their intention to charge the F1 chief executive with bribery as early as next week. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 26

Ecclestone ‘aggravated’ by worsening bribery scandal

Ecclestone said he is not planning to step down

2012-06-10_0439Bernie Ecclestone has confirmed reports that BayernLB – claiming the damages amid the Gerhard Gribkowsky bribery scandal – has asked him to pay $400 million. “I did not respond,” the F1 chief executive, speaking in India, is quoted by the Financial Times. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 25

Bank wants Ecclestone to pay back $400m

The German bank BayernLB wants Bernie Ecclestone to repay US $400 million, the Suddeutsche Zeitung newspaper reports on Thursday.

2012-06-10_0439The bank claims that is the amount it lost due to its sale of formula one shares some years ago to the sport’s current owner CVC, with the transaction having been subsequently called into question over the Gerhard Gribkowsky corruption scandal. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 24

Ex-CART boss tips CVC to ‘sit tight’ amid F1 corruption scandal

“I don’t see how it (the case) can come to an end really.” – Ecclestone

CVC Capital PartnersFormer motor racing chief Andrew Craig has tipped F1’s owners to “sit tight” rather than float the sport while Bernie Ecclestone is embroiled in the Gerhard Gribkowsky bribery scandal. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 13

Mercedes could push for Ecclestone axe – report

 

A friend of Ecclestone’s is quoted as responding: “Nonsense.”

2012-09-03 - Mercedes AMG Petronas - Belgium - Ross Brawn - Norbert Haug - Michael Schumacher - Bernie Ecclestone 012012-09-22 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Singapore 04Mercedes could push to have Bernie Ecclestone removed as F1’s chief executive, the Suddeutsche Zeitung newspaper reports on Saturday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 27

German prosecutors prepare to charge Ecclestone

German prosecutors are closing in on F1’s chief executive Bernie Ecclestone, according to the Suddeutsche Zeitung newspaper.

2012-06-10_0439It has emerged that Ecclestone could soon be indicted after former F1 banker Gerhard Gribkowsky testified from behind bars that the 81-year-old Briton mockingly called him a “civil servant” amid the alleged bribery transactions of some years ago. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 20

No sign of Ecclestone yet as prosecutors race on

Bernie Ecclestone has not been seen at Hockenheim so far, raising suggestions he is afraid of arrest.

2012-06-07_0345German newspapers – including FT Deutschland, Suddeutsche Zeitung and Munchner Merkur – say corrupt former F1 banker Gerhard Gribkowsky has this week spent no fewer than eight hours in conversation with Munich prosecutors.

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Apr 16

Ecclestone confirms corruption talks in Munich

“I am confident that when the full facts have been established” – Ecclestone

2011-04-16 - Team Lotus - China - Bernie Ecclestone - Tony FernandesBernie Ecclestone has confirmed he has spoken with Munich prosecutors about the Gerhard Gribkowsky corruption affair. F1’s chief executive acknowledged there has been suspicion about his involvement in the mysterious $50 million payment made to the jailed German banker amid the sale of the commercial rights to CVC some years ago. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 22

Lawyer says Ecclestone ‘available’ for corruption probe

Ecclestone has denied the accusations of bribery

Flagworld - F1Bernie Ecclestone is reportedly “happy” to make himself “available as a witness” as German prosecutors investigate a corruption scandal. Banker Gerhard Gribkowsky is detained in Munich, accused of receiving $50 million that some German media suspect was paid by F1’s chief executive amid the sale of the sport five years ago. Read the rest of this entry »

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