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Formula 1 responds to Ecclestone comments on racism

Formula 1 offered a stern response this evening to controversial comments made by Bernie Ecclestone in a CNN interview released earlier on Friday. The former F1 supremo admitted that racism "makes me so upset" but also played down Formula 1's concerns about the issue, insisting it isn't the sport's responsibility to tackle racism. Ecclestone also doubted Lewis Hamilton's claim that discrimination had affected the six-time world champion during his career. Ecclestone: 'Golden days' of 50M contracts over for Hamilton "I don’t think anyone bothered about it [racism] before," the 89-year-old told CNN's Amanda Davies. "They’re too busy trying to win races or find...
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