Motorsport: Bernie claims female drivers wouldn't be taken seriously

Bernie Ecclestone during Advertising Week Europe 2016. Photo / Getty Images
Bernie Ecclestone during Advertising Week Europe 2016. Photo / Getty Images

Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone claims female drivers "wouldn't be taken seriously" in the sport.

Speaking at an Advertising Week Europe conference, the 85-year-old says he's unsure if "a woman would physically be able to drive an F1 car quickly".

However, he does think an increasing number of women will take F1 chief executive positions in the future.

- Radio Sport

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