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Former F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone takes second shot after being slammed by Lewis Hamilton ‘uneducated’

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Former Formula One CEO Bernie Eccleston has doubled down on ugly and unpopular comments from earlier this week where he said, “In lots of cases, black people are more racist than what white people are”.

The comments drew widespread condemnation from the F1 world, with the organisation and six-time champion Lewis Hamilton taking aim at the comments.

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The F1 were quick to hit back at Ecclestone’s comments, calling for unity to “tackle racism and inequality,” and that the organisation “completely disagree” with the comments.

Speaking with CNN Sport, the 89-year-old Ecclestone said he hadn’t noticed it over the years, and was “surprised” to hear Lewis Hamilton had been affected by racism in the sport.

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F1 2020, Austrian Grand Prix, Styrian GP: Ferrari disaster tip of the iceberg, Sebastian Vettel, Charles Leclerc

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After another failed qualifying on Saturday, Ferrari boss Mattia Binotto knew the situation for the F1 giant was dire.

“We have to work out why (Ferrari was slow) and change this state of affairs, which is just not good enough for a team by the name of Ferrari,” he said.

“We mustn’t get het up about it, but we cannot ignore the facts.”

If only he knew what was about to follow on Sunday.

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F1 2020, Austrian Grand Prix, Styrian GP: Ferrari crash, Daniel Ricciardo chance wasted by Renault

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Lewis Hamilton is up and running in 2020 with his first win of the season, while last year’s main rivals, Ferrari, is in free fall after a first-lap bungle of epic proportions.

Meanwhile, Renault missed a trick in Austria that could have drastically changed Daniel Ricciardo’s fortunes.

Here are five things we learned from the Styrian Grand Prix.

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F1 2020, Lewis Hamilton protest, Black Lives Matter: Pre-race kneel cut away during TV coverage

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Lewis Hamilton was joined in taking a knee by the majority of his fellow drivers ahead of F1’s second race of the season at the Styrian GP, with some drivers again opting to stand.

As at last week’s Austrian GP, all 20 drivers again wore T-shirts featuring the words ‘End Racism’, with Hamilton’s also saying ‘Black Lives Matter’ on the front, amid the sport’s continued stand against all form of discrimination.

Of the 16 drivers who were present at the front of the grid for a short gathering ahead of the Austrian national anthem, 12 took a knee with four standing.

The image of the drivers was only briefly seen on the TV world feed before a pre-planned sky dive above the circuit was shown.

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