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People and teams inside and outside F1 world rally behind Hamilton

People and teams inside and outside F1 world rally behind Hamilton

28 June - 16:30 Last update: 17:43
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After the racist remarks of Nelson Piquet Sr. against Lewis Hamilton, the Mercedes driver can count on many expressions of support from people inside and outside Formula 1. According to many, Hamilton is important in the fight for diversity in the sport.

Expressions of support for Hamilton

Piquet used the N-word in an interview when talking about Hamilton. This led to many messages of support for Hamilton on Tuesday, who himself issued a statement earlier in the day. For example, George Russell said that Hamilton has done more than anyone for the sport and McLaren as a team said that Formula 1 must come together in the fight against racism.

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