After what happened with the 2021 edition of the Belgian Grand Prix many wonder what english would have done Bernie Ecclestone, in front of the F1 until mid-2016 when the category was sold to Liberty Medium.
Consulted on the subject by Sportsmail, the 90-year-old tycoon agreed with his compatriot Lewis Hamilton, which he rated as a "farce" what happened. "I agree with Lewis. I don't always do it, but in this I was right ", Assured.
Ecclestone, who is always consulted about the topicality of the Maximum, admitted that he had tried to save the competition: “At 15pm, when the race was supposed to start, he would have said: 'We will try again at 16pm or 16.30pm. It does not seem that the conditions are going to improve, but regardless of what happens, it will start ”.
“We have raced in worse conditions than that and we have not canceled the race. If you want to run, fine; if not, fine. No one could put a gun to anyone's head. It depends on them (the pilots) "Bernie added.
Finally, Ecclestone assured: “If I were at the end of the grid I could decide that it is not worth taking the risk because it is very dangerous. If I wanted to score points for the team and for me, I might think that I wanted to move on. People make their own decisions; this is not Afghanistan. "