Mar.17 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Bernie Ecclestone has been named as a witness in the corruption trial regarding the former grand prix on the streets of Valencia.

Officials of the Spanish port city, having hosted formula one between 2008 and 2012, are facing charges of corruption, embezzlement and misappropriation.

Now, the Spanish news agency EFE reports that F1 supremo Ecclestone and thirteen other witnesses have been called by the Valencia superior court.

Ecclestone, 84, will testify “either personally or by videoconference”, EFE said.