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Hamilton: Bernie's comments highlight exactly what is wrong

Lewis Hamilton has condemned Bernie Ecclestone for his “ignorant” comments about racism after the sport had distanced itself from the 89-year-old former supremo. Ecclestone had earlier told CNN in an interview that “in lots of cases, Black people are more racist than what white people are.” Formula 1, whose chairman Chase Carey announced on Thursday a personal donation of $1 million towards a foundation to promote diversity in the sport, responded with a stinging statement. “At a time when unity is needed to tackle racism and inequality, we completely disagree with Bernie Ecclestone’s comments that have no place in Formula One or society,” it said. “Mr Ecclestone has played...
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