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Bernie Ecclestone comments on race ignorant: Hamilton

Published : 28 Jun 2020, 13:40

Updated : 28 Jun 2020, 13:51

  DF News Desk

File photo taken on April 14, 2019 shows Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain. File Photo Xinhua.

Formula-1 British driver Lewis Hamilton said Bernie Ecclestone is "ignorant and uneducated" after the ex-Formula 1 boss made comments about racism, reported British Broadcasting Corporation.

Ecclestone, 89, told CNN that "in lots of cases, black people are more racist than what white people are".

Six-time world champion Hamilton, 35, said Ecclestone's remarks were "sad and disappointing."

He added they demonstrated "how far we as a society need to go before real equality can happen," said the BBC report.

Hamilton, writing on Instagram, said: "Bernie is out of the sport and a different generation but this is exactly what is wrong, the report added.

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