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'Ban Bernie, he's causing the F1 farce'

2015-04-02 07:58


'BAN BERNIE!' Wheels24's GREG DUNCAN is adamant Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone should exit the sport. Image: AFP / Christof Stache

Bernie Ecclestone should be banned from ALL forms of motorsport, he's the main cause for Formula 1 becoming a complete farce.

He has so many fingers in so many pies and, at the age of 84, has lost any track of any sensible cohesive thought pertaining to any form of racing. He is so focused on making himself money that F1 has become a victim of the Ecclestone disease.

We were forced to say goodbye to the German GP (and many others).


Ecclestone claimed Lewis Hamilton is a better champion and ambassador than Sebastian Vettel. Is it because the “mighty” Lewis is English and the “pathetic” Vettel is German?

Please show me where Vettel has failed as a champion. He is courteous in defeat and always pleasant, where Lewis  is only accommodating and cheerfull when winning.

The main difference between Vettel and Hamilton is that Vettel is an honest, skilled driver and Hamilton is a nurtured and "carried" driver (as in a McLaren driver from karting days up to F1). Look at how he showed his loyalty to then team boss Ron Dennis after years of support and training - 'Bye Ron, Hi Mercedes'.

Eccelstone is the bane of F1 and no, I'm not a Vettel supporter). My pick would be Fernando Alonso, whom I have supported since his Minardi days and who is still the only driver to have beaten the phenomenal Michael Schumacher on equal terms (didn’t see that German coming, did you Bernie?).

English F1 championships, total 10 from eight drivers, whereas German F1 championships total 11 from two drivers. The English are not that mighty after all, are they Bernie?

And no, I’m not German, I'm Scottish.


Earlier in March, Wheels24 reported that Ecclestone wanted a women-only series. Does the pathetic sexist really think that any real woman would not want to compete against a field of proper racing drivers?

Get rid of Ecclestone. Maybe then F1 can become the pinnacle of motorsport that it was and not the current orchestrated, boring, excuse for racing that Bernie and his buddies have turned it into.

Thanks for letting me vent, have a brilliant one.

Go Alonso! You and Jenson Button get that Honda-powered McLaren car sorted and show them who’s boss.

Och aye, the noo!

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