Articles tagged UN Court

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Mark Hughes

On and off the circuit, F1 continues to confound. Bernie Ecclestone’s Munich court case for alleged bribery of the German banker Gerhard Gribkowsky has been concluded by a payment from Ecclestone of $100 million to the German authorities. This type of settlement, a peculiarity of the German legal system, implies neither guilt nor innocence and has been applied reportedly because the prosecution...

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Nigel Roebuck

The Ecclestone saga, modern F1’s banality, Foyt at Brands Hatch When the announcement was made that Bernie Ecclestone was indeed to face bribery charges in the German court, it’s fair to say that in the paddock there was a measure of surprise, for, Bernie being Bernie, the widespread assumption had been that it wouldn’t come to that, that he would manage to sidestep this potential threat to his...

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The court of King Archie

The most famous Lister still in existence is going under the hammer. Motor Sport was offered the privilege of time at its helm Writer Andrew Frankel | Photographer James Lipman It wasn’t the thought that was strange, so much as the timing of its arrival. If you are busy juggling power and steering as someone else’s very valuable racing car slithers around beneath you on a damp track, your brain...

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Todt outlines his vision for Formula 1

Some four and half months into the job, FIA president Jean Todt hosted his first open press conference on the subject of Formula 1 at the Bahrain Grand Prix. And as if to emphasise that this is supposed to be a new era of consensus and accountability, Todt brought along his key team members with him, namely senate president Nick Craw, deputy president for sport Graham Stoker and deputy president...

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Letters from readers

Franco Lombardi writes Sir, May I please correct the errors of fact and impression in the Matters of Moment piece about me in your September issue. 1. I am not lying in an Italian jail as your piece suggests. The sentence was imposed after only a short summary procedure, and is effectively in suspense pending the full hearing of the case on appeal. I have every confidence that the higher court...

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Radar

From Lord Howe Sir, Since I believe that I was one of the first to attack the use of the radar speed meter by the Buckinghamshire police and opposed its purchase in the early stages, I was interested to read Mr. N. J. Pugh's letter in the January issue of Motor Sport. I have received numerous letters supporting my views and a few, very few, in opposition, so it is not unreasonable to suppose that...

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THE OTHER SIDE OF THE COIN

THE OTHER SIDE OF THE COIN Sir, In your September issue " Police Officer " quite rightly suggests that both sides of an affair should be published, but he, of course, argues only one side. Let me give you the other. "Disillusioned Motorist " exceeded the speed limit by xo m.p.h., for which he was fined k4. The Daily T'elegraph, on September . znd, reported a case m which a motorcyclist approached...

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SHELSLEY AGAIN

SHELSLEY AGAIN Earl Howe fails to lower Von Stuck's Shelsley Record by 1 secs. after a Magnificent Climb. RAIN MARS PROCEEDINGS. GREAT excitement had been predicted for the 1932 Shelsley Walsh Open Hill-Climb, To begin with, next year the length of the hillwill be increased, so that this year's event was the last chance available of breaking Stuck von Villiez's wonderful record of 42 2/5th sees....

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Bernie off bribery hook?

The conviction of German banker Gerhard Gribkowsky has no legal implications for Bernie Ecclestone, the F1 boss’s lawyer has claimed. After a lengthy trial in Munich Gribkowsky was convicted of tax evasion, bribery and breach of fiduciary trust after admitting he had accepted a €45m payment from Ecclestone. Ecclestone told the court that the payment was to stop Gribkowsky potentially making...

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Martini, Tarquini and Ninni

Lancia, Alfa Romeo and Fiat all owe Ninni Russo a great debt and he's still going strong. He talks to John Davenport To have seven World Rally Manufacturer titles on your CV of which six were in consecutive years is a pretty powerful indication that as a rally manager you know what you're doing. When you also have a British Touring Car title, then versatility creeps into the equation. Today,...

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