F1 Fansite

F1 News

Ecclestone must pay costs and Constantin appeal rejected

Posted on by
Bernie Ecclestone and Fernando Alonso
Bernie Ecclestone and Fernando Alonso
Bernie Ecclestone & Felipe Massa

Bernie Ecclestone supporting Felipe Massa

Bernie Ecclestone's legal woes took a turn for the better this week.

After the German media group Constantin filed an appeal against the recent High Court ruling, a judge on Thursday rejected the application.

Justice Newey said if Constantin "wished to pursue the issue it would have to apply to the court of appeal," the Financial Times reported.

Constantin's lawyer confirmed the company will indeed be "robustly pursuing its appeal", having lost the initial case surrounding the Gerhard Gribkowsky bribery affair.

Meanwhile, F1 business journalist Christian Sylt told us that Constantin was on Thursday also ordered to pay substantial legal costs -- $10 million of its own, $10m to the Bambino trust and $2.5m to former advisor Stephen Mullens.

Ecclestone, however, was ordered by Justice Newey to pay half of his own whopping $13 million in legal costs as a result of having given "untruthful evidence" and being an "unreliable" witness.

Book discounted tickets and reservate your hotel room in our F1 Tickets Shop.

Please share this article & subscribe to our FREE weekly F1 Newsletter

PinIt

Latest F1 News posts:

See older posts in our F1 News Archive »

Stay Updated by F1-Fansite!

Buy F1 MerchandiseBuy F1 Merchandise of your favourite driver or team.

Early Booking Discounts on F1 Tickets

Buy F1 tickets cheaper at F1-Fansite.com 2015 Formula 1 Season Early Booking Discounts are:
F1 Grand Prix
Discount

Book F1 Tickets Singapore F1 GP Singapore 15 Available
Book Now
Book F1 Tickets Italian F1 GP Italy '15 Available Book Now
Book F1 Tickets Hungarian F1 GP Hungary '15' Available Book Now
Book F1 Tickets Belgium F1 GP Belgium '15 Available Book Now
Book F1 Tickets Russian F1 GP Russia'15 Available Book Now
Book F1 Tickets Australia F1 GP Australia '16 Available
Book Now
Book F1 Tickets Spainish F1 GP Spain '16 20% discount Book Now
Book F1 Tickets Monaco F1 GP Monaco '16 Available Book Now
Book F1 Tickets Canada F1 GP Canada '16 Available Book Now

Polls

Should Raikkonen be replaced at Ferrari?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...