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Hamilton: taking a knee ‘about equality, not politics or promotion’

The drivers taking a knee pre-race pic: Lewis Hamilton Facebook Lewis Hamilton has explained that his decision to take a knee during the pre-race pageantry for the Austrian Grand Prix was “about equality, not politics”. The six-time world champion has been outspoken on the topic of racism in recent weeks, calling out others on social media in the wake of the death of George Floyd in police custody in the United States. Over the course of the weekend in Austria a meeting between drivers saw them agree to show a sign a solidarity ahead of the race itself, though each individual was left free to choose whether they would take a knee. Moments before the race the entire 20 driver field made...
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