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Lewis Hamilton ‘being used’ by Black Lives Matter, claims Bernie Ecclestone

Bernie Ecclestone claims Lewis Hamilton is “being used” by Black Lives Matter movement and insists he would have banned the gesture of taking a knee before races if he was still in charge of Formula 1.The 90-year-old, who was labelled “ignorant and uneducated” by Hamilton for past comments on racism and diversity in F1, added he would have stopped drivers from wearing anti-racism t-shirts on the podium.The seven-time world champion has led the sport’s push to deliver messages on social issues, with drivers on the grid kneeling before races last season in support for the fight against racism, but Ecclestone...
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Bernie Ecclestone exclusive: Black Lives Matter are using Lewis Hamilton

There will be plenty of young talent on the grid when Formula 1 kicks off its season in Bahrain on Sunday. Red Bull’s Max Verstappen and Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc, both 23, will be looking to deny Lewis Hamilton a winning start as he targets a record eighth drivers’ crown this year. Fans, meanwhile, will be eager to get a first look at Michael Schumacher’s 22 year-old son Mick who will be making his F1 bow for Haas.

Bernie Ecclestone: from building F1 to its future — The Motor Sport Interview

Bernie Ecclestone is one of the world’s great deal makers. He loves them and has done some very good ones, both for himself and for those around him. He transformed what used to be a travelling circus into the global phenomenon that is Formula 1 today. Above all else, however, Bernie is a racer, a man who lives to win.