Bernie Ecclestone is banned from using Twitter. Former Olympic chief Michael Payne now works as the F1 chief executive's special advisor. France's RMC Sport quotes him as saying: "I suggested to hi...

Bernie Ecclestone is banned from using Twitter.

Former Olympic chief Michael Payne now works as the F1 chief executive's special advisor.

France's RMC Sport quotes him as saying: "I suggested to him (Ecclestone) that he should be on Twitter.

"But he told me that his lawyers have forbidden him, fearing a catastrophe," Payne laughed.

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