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    What made me smile was the he was on a charge for bribery but German law allows to 'bribe' is way out - interesting! :-) Sorry, I didn't mean 'bribe' I meant pay a penalty fee to make the charge go away, no that's not right I meant ... it's a bribe!

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    Quote Originally Posted by synaesthesia View Post
    I do wonder if he's really scared of losing control. F1 isn't as big as football worldwide, yet there is *far* more money involved. A single top flight F1's monetary dealings and sponsorship has been known to dwarf the entire Premiership. And Snow White's miffed little friend doesn't want to lose control of that. Then again, who would?


    (Sorry, the puns were unintentional!)
    Probably not, his control over F1 is pretty tight. The only way he's losing it will be when he chooses to, nobody could oust him. Word surrounding F1 is that he plans on stepping down in the next 2 years anyway.

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    Quote Originally Posted by madurham View Post
    Probably not, his control over F1 is pretty tight. The only way he's losing it will be when he chooses to, nobody could oust him. Word surrounding F1 is that he plans on stepping down in the next 2 years anyway.
    That's only because his tax bill next year is enough to by all of Spain... all hail King Bernie

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