Bernie Ecclestone’s long-time deputy Stephen Mullens is no longer working in F1.
The Sunday Times reports that the low-profile executive has resigned from the seven companies that manage the sport’s commercial affairs.
A Reuters report linked the story with the Gerhard Gribkowsky corruption affair, surrounding the sale of the sport to its current owners CVC five years ago.
Mullens was recently named by former owner Constantin Medien in a lawsuit claiming millions in missing profit proceeds.
And earlier this year a report said Mullens, referred to as “F1 lawyer and board member”, would be interviewed by German prosecutors even though at the time he was not “suspected or accused of any wrongdoing”.
Reuters said Formula One Management was unavailable to comment.