F1 » Ecclestone calls for Ross Brawn to be knighted

F1 ringmaster Bernie Ecclestone and former BBC commentator Murray Walker are unanimous in their conviction that the achievement of Brawn GP boss Ross Brawn in 2009 merits a knighthood

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October 26, 2009 10:37 AM

This is how the piece should have read: leading influential and WIDELY HATED F1 commercial rights-holder Bernie Ecclestone and much-loved former BBC and ITV-F1 commentator Murray Walker. I reckon a knighthood for Brawn and an execution for Greedy Troll, perfect end to the season.

Martin - Unregistered

October 26, 2009 10:45 AM

I think most of us were saying that after the Brazilian GP. Seems that BE is behind the times yet again, but there again does anyone listen to what he says anymore. He just seems to contradict himself and talk crap, time for the commercial rights to be handed over the F1 team principles.

doris nutscrubber - Unregistered

October 26, 2009 11:06 AM

for once i think i have to agree with bernie on this one.he desrves it more than some others who have received it in the past.

i bet jenson button will also get bbc sports personality of the year 2009 and the o.b.e in the new years honours list.

Andy - Unregistered

October 26, 2009 11:52 AM

It's not that long since Bernie critisised the name Brawn GP for a race team, saying that it meant nothing - he's just an engineer. And now Bernie wants him knighted!

Typical inconsistency from Bernie, but I do agree that Ross should be honoured.

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