Hamilton on Ecclestone: Ignorant and uneducated

"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 expe

Hamilton on Ecclestone: Ignorant and uneducated

"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," wrote the 35-year-old Briton, in the case of Instagram. Previously, Ecclestone had claimed in a CNN Interview, in many cases, black people are more racist than white people.

"Damn it, I don't even know where to start", a headed Hamilton at his reaction. The 89-year-old Ecclestone is no longer part of the formula 1, and a different Generation, and his comments but would show what is going wrong. "It makes me complete sense as to why nothing was said or done was to make our sports of various or to counter the racist attacks that I was exposed to in my entire career," wrote Hamilton.

had Previously distanced itself, the formula 1 is already in sharp Form of Ecclestone. "In a time in which Unity is required, in order to attack racism and inequality, not we agree with the statements made by Bernie Ecclestone," it said in a statement. Ecclestone is no longer in the formula 1.

In the Interview, the longtime Director of the racing series had praised the use of Hamilton against racism, a discrimination of black people in the formula 1, but denied.

Hamilton reiterated, however, that "The time of change is now." The Mercedes Pilot had supported in the past few weeks, repeatedly and publicly, the "Black Lives Matter"movement. He also accused the formula 1, to be a "White-dominated" sports and founded a Commission, which should pave black people, and the way in formula 1.

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Updated Date: 27 June 2020, 10:27

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