Lawyers for Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone will have to wait until late July for their chance to cross-examine a jailed former banker who is the key prosecution witness in the billionaire Briton`s bribery trial.
Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone went on trial in Germany Thursday accused of bribery in a case which threatens a jail term for the Briton who has controlled the motor sport for four decades.
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.
Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone said he would fight a $400 million damages claim that German bank BayernLB is planning to file in London over the sale of the motor racing business in 2005.
Formula One Chief Executive Bernie Ecclestone said much of the motor sport`s value before the sale of a major stake to private equity group CVC was down to his running of the business.
A firm`s claim for more than USD 100 million in damages from Bernie Ecclestone relies on confessions from a banker who is a "fantasist", a lawyer for the Formula One boss argued on Wednesday.
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