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F1 distances from Ecclestone after controversial comments on racism

Former F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone has stirred controversy after claiming some ‘black people are more racist than white people’, comments that have prompted F1 itself to issue a statement to further distance itself from him. In an interview with CNN, Ecclestone expressed his opinion on F1’s drive towards improving diversity within the sport, which itself was spurred on by Lewis Hamilton’s attempt to push for greater equality in motorsport. The six-time World Champion has been a vocal supporter of the Black Lives Matter movement over social media and encouraged the sport to follow suit, leading to this week’s announcement it is launching the #WeRaceAsOne task force to improve and...
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