Days just after his crushing defeat in Abu Dhabi, Hamilton gained his knighthood at Windsor Castle.
Having said that, Ecclestone has recommended he does not deserve the honour since he ‘hasn’t definitely carried out anything’ for his state.
“Only folks who have seriously performed a thing for the state should be knighted. I really don’t think many people today who are knighted now definitely are worthy of it,” Ecclestone explained.
“They all make a large amount of revenue and donate some to charity, but they haven’t performed anything distinct for the state.”