04/25/2008 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Formula One Chief Tries To Ban Nazi Orgy Video

Formula One chief Max Mosley on Thursday launched a legal bid to ban video, in which he was filmed cavorting with five prostitutes, from being aired in France.

A civil court will rule on Mosley's request on Friday, a judicial source told AFP.

Film of Mosley, the president of the international motorsports federation (FIA), was widely viewed on the website of the British tabloid News of the World.

Last week, he lost an attempt in a London court to force footage of the incident, described by the newspaper as a 'Nazi-style orgy', off the internet.

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