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Bernie Ecclestone: Gilded court of the speed king

Had Bernie Ecclestone wanted to find a platform from which to bring his daughter's new Channel 5 reality show – Tamara Ecclestone: Billion $$ Girl – to the attention of a wider audience, he could have done no better than the witness box in the German courtroom from which he gave evidence against the defendant in what has been described as the biggest corruption trial in modern German history.


Formula 1 -Austria Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton wins Austrian Grand Prix after crash with Nico Rosberg

Never one to shy from a fight, Lewis Hamilton reminded Formula One that prematurely counting him out is an error with serious consequences. After a titanic battle in the mountains of Styria with his Mercedes team-mate, Nico Rosberg, he emerged triumphant and defiant in the face of an angry reception from the home crowd.