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Hamilton thanks the 13 F1 drivers who took a knee before race in Austria

Lewis Hamilton has thanked the 13 Formula 1 drivers who opted to take a knee with him before the start of the Austrian Grand Prix. Hamilton confirmed that he only decided on Saturday night after qualifying he would opt to make a gesture that is regarded as a statement of support in the fight against racism and battle for equality. Article continues under video The six who abstained were Red Bull's Max Verstappen, Ferrari's Charles Leclerc, Carlos Sainz of McLaren, Alfa Romeo team-mates Kimi Raikkonen and Antonio Giovinazzi, and Daniil Kvyat from AlphaTauri. With the exception of Hamilton, who were a 'Black Lives Matter' t-shirt, the other 19 all sported t-shirts with 'End Racism' wording....
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