Lewis Hamilton says Bernie is”ignorant and uneducated”before the Formula 1 boss made a comment about racism.
Ecclestone, 89, Tell CNN “In many cases, black people are more racist than whites.”
Six-time world champion Lewis Hamilton, 35, said that Ecclestone’s comments are”sad and disappointing”.
He added that they showed”how far we as a society need to go before achieving true equality might happen.”
Hamilton, writing on Instagram, said:”Bernie is out of the sport and a different generation, but this is what is wrong.
“This makes complete sense to me now nothing said or done to make our movement more diverse or racial abuse I received throughout my career.
“If someone has run the sport for ten years there is such a lack of understanding of the deep-rooted issues that we as black people deal with every day, how can we expect all personnel working according to his understanding? It starts at the top.
“Now the time has changed. I will not stop pushing to create an inclusive future for our sport and equal opportunities. Create a world with equal opportunities of minorities.”
Hamilton’s article came after the F1 rejects Ecclestone’s statement, and stressed that he”has no effect”movement.
F1 said in a statement that it”completely disagreed”with Ecclestone and his comments”have no place in F1 or society”.
It added that Ecclestone’s former role of honorary President, giving him in 2017″expires on 2020 years”.
F1 has launched An equality and Diversity Task Force Increase opportunities for minority groups.
Ecclestone from his position as chief Executive of F1 when we Group the Liberty Media purchased commercial rights movement in January 2017.
The speech is the latest in a series of provocative and controversial comments from Ecclestone the race in recent years.
And they at a particularly sensitive time for F1, which clearly shows its position and behind world champion Hamilton’s support of the Black Lives movement.
Hamilton has been outspoken on the topic, he said that he had been”completely overcome anger”at the events in the United States, where the damn African Americans George Floyd police custody last month after an officer kneeling on his neck for nearly nine minutes led to protests around the world.
Mercedes-Benz car driver said that he had been subjected to racism throughout his career, and a reference to a period of time in 2007 when the fan opens the black faces in a circuit.
Ecclestone told CNN that he felt The Committee was established by Hamilton to increase the diversity in racing Is not”going to do anything bad or good for Formula 1; it will only make people think, which is more important”.
Ecclestone said that he”don’t know”Hamilton was attacked by racism and race, he has”no need”to discuss with him, adding:”I’m surprised that it relates to, him even.”