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Bernie Ecclestone says Hamilton chasing Mercedes cash

  • Published on 21 Dec 2012 12:15
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  • By: Rob Veenstra
Bernie Ecclestone has this week delighted his Christmas card recipients with his latest humorous handiwork. Every year, the F1 chief executive commissions an original cartoon for his annual card, depicting a contemporary F1 issue with a mischievous tilt.

For the 2012 holiday season, the 82-year-old's card shows Lewis Hamilton abandoning his broken-down McLaren and leaping into a Mercedes saloon. The silver road car is being driven by the red-capped Niki Lauda, and in the passenger seat is a big golden bag of cash for Briton Hamilton. They are bound for Stuttgart, which according to the roadside sign is "Not far". (GMM)

Click here for a picture of the Christmas card from Ecclestone.

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