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    Motorsport: Formula 1 racing back to Las Vegas?
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    "There's a million countries that would like to have an F1 race," said the sport's commercial director Bernie Ecclestone to The Independent recently, "but they can't afford it." Las Vegas wouldn't fall into the latter category, but while not exactly a country unto itself, it is apparently at the ...

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    Report: Nürburgring about to be bought by American-based investor group
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    Roughly 18 months after going bankrupt, being put up for sale (which prompted rumours that Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone would buy it), the Nürburgring is finally very close to having a new owner. While the final contracts reportedly aren't signed yet, German business magazine ...

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    Report: Embattled Ecclestone no longer trying to buy Nürburgring
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    The nearly year-long process to sell the Nürburgring has reportedly entered its final phases, with the historic track's liquidators closing bids on the track on February 17, according to the Rhein Zeitung newspaper. Interestingly, Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone is rumored not to be among ...

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    Report: Bernie Ecclestone steps down from board of F1, will face bribery trial in Germany
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    Bernie Ecclestone has officially stepped down from his position on the board of directors of the Formula One empire, following an announcement that he faces a trial in a German court for bribery. According to a report from Autoweek, Ecclestone will retain his day-to-day responsibilities within ...

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    Report: Buy this million-dollar F1 book and play Bernie for the year
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    To say that Opus makes books is like saying Bugatti makes cars. Sure, it's true, in the strictest literal sense, but it hardly does it justice. Opus makes tomes, high-end luxury albums in tribute to icons of sport and culture. Its past editions have focused on sports franchises like Arsenal, the ...

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    Report: F1's Ecclestone allegedly paid team owners $10M bribes to pass Concord Agreement
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    It's come out that Bernie Ecclestone, the chief executive of Formula One, paid three team principals - Eddie Jordan, Alain Prost and the late Tom Walkinshaw - US$10 million each to sign the 1998 Concorde Agreement. Concorde being a commercial rights agreement that governs the split of monies ...

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    Video: F1 documentary trailer hits iTunes, onDemand hard on heels of Rush
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    The Formula One documentary 1 was first shown in Austin, Texas last year in advance of the inaugural US Grand Prix. Speaking to more F1 personalities than have ever been put in one film together, from John Surtees, Jackie Stewart and Jacky Ickx to Sebastian Vettel, Max Mosley and Martin Brundle, ...

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    Report: Ecclestone says 2014 Grand Prix of America is dead
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    The United States of America will not be getting a second Formula One race next year. The troubled Grand Prix of America, which was slated to run on a street circuit on the shores of the Hudson river and in the shadow of the New York City skyline has been shelved, following the failure of the ...

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    Report: F1 Supremo Ecclestone indicted on bribery charges
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    Bernie Ecclestone, the elderly head of Formula One, has been indicted by German courts on charges of bribery. This follows reports that had the UK citizen in trouble over payments to Gerhard Gribkowsky, a former German banker with Bayern Landesbank. Gribkowsky, who will be resting comfortably in ...

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    Featured: F1 boss Ecclestone staring down bribery charges
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    Controversial Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone is facing bribery charges from German prosecutors. The long-rumoured indictments stem from the 2006 sale of the racing series from Germany's Bayern LB bank to CVC Capital partners. The charge could result in Ecclestone facing jail time and losing ...

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