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Verstappen, Leclerc, Raikkonen among six drivers to decline taking a knee at Austrian GP

Max Verstappen, Charles Leclerc and Kimi Raikkonen were among the six drivers who declined to take a knee ahead of the Austrian Grand Prix on Sunday. Ahead of the race, the opening event of the 2020 season, drivers displayed T-shirts carrying the message "End Racism," which was also written on the start/finish line. Reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton, the sport's only Black driver, wore a T-shirt with the message "Black Lives Matter." Editor's Picks Hamilton to race with Black Lives Matter tribute helmet in 2020 Before the drivers gathered for the Austrian national anthem, they stood in a line. Fourteen of them took a knee, while six stayed standing. In addition to...
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