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Support for Ecclestone from unexpected angle

Bernie Ecclestone was in the news extensively last week because of his statements and his position in the BLM debate. The former F1-boss got the hang of it with six-time world champion Lewis Hamilton. Ecclestone explained the situation earlier, but now also gets support from Willie T Ribbs. In 1986 Ecclestone was still the owner of the Brabham F1 team. The team boss invited the African-American Willie T. Ribbs for a test in Portugal. It would be an open audition for the driver who could become the first black F1 driver. Ribbs talks to CNN for Ecclestone. Ribbs: "I don't know if Formula 1 would have existed at all if it wasn't for Bernie Ecclestone. He wanted me in the car at the time,...
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