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Report: Ecclestone mulls F1 commercial takeover

Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone waits in the court in Munich , southern Germany,  Tuesday, July 1, 2014. Ecclestone is charged with bribery and incitement to breach of trust "in an especially grave case" over a US $44 million payment to a German banker, that prosecutors allege was meant to facilitate the sale of the Formula One Group to a buyer of Ecclestone's liking. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson,Pool)

SILVERSTONE, England (AP) — Bernie Ecclestone says he is considering buying back the commercial rights to Formula One, even as the 83-year-old remains on trial for alleged bribery.

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Vettel on top in rain-hit final practice

Germany's Nico Rosberg of Mercedes, centre, who won the pole position,  Germany's Sebastian Vettel, right, of Red Bull, who finished second, and Britain's Jenson Button, left, of McLaren Mercedes who finished third, wave for the photographers following the qualifying session of the British Formula One Grand Prix at Silverstone circuit, Silverstone, England, Saturday, July 5, 2014. The British Formula One Grand Prix will be held on Sunday, July 6, 2014. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

SILVERSTONE, England (AP) — Formula One championship leader Nico Rosberg claimed pole position for the British Grand Prix, surpassing Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton on the last lap of a shock-filled and rain-hit qualifying session Saturday.

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