Hoped to stop the proceedings, source says
Constantin's lawyer confirmed the company will indeed be "robustly pursuing its appeal".
"They made them quiet, now they can make them loud again" - Bernie Ecclestone
Justice Guy Newey announced in his verdict that 83-year-old Briton Ecclestone had been "corrupt". Meanwhile, Sebastian Vettel managed dozens of laps in the Renault-powered RB10 in Bahrain.
Three races was always the F1 chief executive's plan.
FIA recently invited new entrants to bid for the vacant spot on the grid.
German prosecutors prepare to send Ecclestone to court.