He had an Interview with a CNN-that is, the uproar triggered. Therein Ecclestone had claimed, in many cases, black people are more racist than white people. Hamilton, but also the formula 1 management, the Ecclestone in January 2017 as managing Director of the Motorsport- "king's class" had to be replaced, criticized the statements after that. He had nothing against Black, said Ecclestone, but added: "Black people should care for themselves."
Hamilton, a six-time world champion and the first Black in a racing rig, had responded via Instagram on Eccles tone of the statements: "If someone who takes the Sport over the decades, so little of the profound problems understands that black people every day have to deal with, how can we expect understanding from the people who work under him."Updated Date: 23 July 2020, 06:19