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Weber: Ecclestone too old, drivers wimps

– Willi Weber, the former manager of seven-time Formula 1 World Champion Michael Schumacher, has hit out at the state of the sport, criticising those at the helm and describing the current crop of drivers as "wimps".Weber, who also managed Nico Hülkenberg until 2011, reckons Bernie Ecclestone is "too old" to ensure that Formula 1 attracts the next generation of fans and feels FIA President Jean Todt is not strong enough."There are many reasons for the decline of the Formula 1," began Weber, talking to Germany's Bild."Firstly, the fish rots at the head. Bernie Ecclestone is far too old to embrace the age of new media while FIA President Jean Todt...
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