Former Formula One team boss Eddie Jordan has slammed Bernie Ecclestone over comments that he would ‘take a bullet’ for Vladimir Putin and said Nelson Piquet’s apology for using an N-word slur in relation to Lewis Hamilton ‘doesn’t stand up’.
Mr Jordan described Mr Ecclestone’s comments as ‘indefensible’ and ‘unacceptable’ after he defended the Russian President as a ‘first-class person’ despite his invasion of Ukraine.
The ex-F1 owner, 91, then doubled down on the hugely controversial remarks before also bizarrely defending Piquet use of the N-word – claiming the term was ‘the same’ as calling someone fat.
But speaking ahead of today’s British Grand Prix at Silverstone, Mr Jordan told GB News: ‘I’m quite certain Bernie didn’t quite either understand what he was saying or what he was…
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