Posted Dec 19th 2014 9:00AM
You get the picture pic.twitter.com/Qq85ampDEB- Alan Baldwin (@alanbaldwinf1) December 18, 2014
Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone is now poking fun at the settlement he made with the state of Bavaria following his bribery trial earlier this year. His chosen avenue for this jest? A Christmas card.
The card features a masked rider sticking up a cartoonish Ecclestone, who's holding a bag labeled "$100 Million," referencing the settlement amount from the 84-year-old's bribery trial. In a word bubble, the rider says, "This is not a robbery. I am collecting for the Bavarian state." Ecclestone's settlement saw US$99 million go to Bavaria and US$1 million to a children's charity.
According to Reuters, the inside of the card reads, "Maybe now we can have a Formula One race in the really nice city of Munich, Germany."
We do wonder if this was the revenge Ecclestone was talking about following the settlement. Take a look at the card's cover in the tweet up top.