|Ecclestone to run F1 during bribery trial|
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BERLIN — Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone will keep running the sport despite going on trial for bribery in Germany.
Ecclestone did, however, step down Thursday as a member of the board of directors pending the outcome of the trial.
Earlier Thursday, the Munich state court decided to send the 83-year-old Ecclestone to trial following his indictment last May. He faces charges of bribery and incitement to breach of trust connected with a $45 million payment to a German banker, Gerhard Gribkowsky.
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