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Ecclestone sides with Hamilton on ‘money talks’ claim

After Lewis Hamilton claimed a handful of laps behind the Safety Car were run for financial reasons, former F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone agrees. The seven-time World Champion has been vocal in his views about the bizarre goings-on at Spa at the weekend, with the drivers completing the minimum amount of laps required to gain a classification in the race. Mercedes driver Hamilton added that he feels the fans in attendance deserve a refund because they did not get to see any meaningful action on Sunday. The ‘race' became the shortest in Formula 1 history after completing one timed lap behind the Safety Car, having waited all afternoon for the rain to subside and get on with the action....
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