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Ecclestone: Outrage 'probably my fault'

Updated: July 6, 2009, 5:08 PM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone dismissed calls for his resignation Monday in the wake of his praise for Adolf Hitler.

Ecclestone, F1's commercial rights holder, has come under fire from Jewish groups and British politicians following an interview published Saturday in The Times of London during which he said democracy wasn't effective and singled out Hitler as a strong leader.

Among those who have expressed outrage over Ecclestone's remarks is Ronald Lauder, president ...

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