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Max Mosley saga - the latest;
(I don't think Walter Hesketh and Lord Hesketh were related. I simply say this too - Fleet Street didn't do a very good job in 2008 if not finding much Fascist stuff about Max Mosley from the early 1960's - he was openly involved. I seem to remember him saying in a documentary that he abandoned politics for motorsport soon after because motorsport was far less about who you were as a nation or race etc and merely about how good you could race or build a car).
And it's a matter of public record that early on, Max was not only at his father's marches but was involved in a punch up at at least one (he was defending his father).
It's quite reasonable to suggest that a young Mosley acted out of loyalty to his father before, as he got older, finding his own moral compass and moving in a different political direction.
When there was the incident in early 2008 in which people at pre-season testing blacked themselves up and portrayed themselves as the Hamilton family, he acted decisively and with speed to stamp that behaviour out and warn of consequences if there was such behaviour allowed at that circuit in the future. That doesn't strike me as the sort of behaviour you'd expect from a racist.