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Wolff: Hamilton not impacted by kneeling debate

Lewis Hamilton's performance was not impacted by the debate among drivers over whether to kneel ahead of the Austrian Grand Prix, according to Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff. Hamilton was one of the 14 drivers that took a knee in order to protest racism prior to the race's start, while the other six decided to remain standing. The six-time world champion has been a vocal supporter of recent Black Lives Matter protests and wore a t-shirt sporting the movement's logo on the grid. During the race Hamilton picked up a five second penalty following an incident with Alex Albon that saw him demoted from second to fourth position, but Wolff said the off-track circumstances did not affect his...
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