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Hamilton on backing Kaepernick: I was silenced

Six-time world champion Lewis Hamilton has said he was "silenced" earlier in his Formula One career over his plans to protest racism by taking a knee. The Mercedes driver was one of 14 who knelt before Sunday's season-opening Austrian Grand Prix. Alonso is back! The reaction to Fernando Alonso's sensational return to Formula One, set to take place in 2021 with Renault. Haas driver Kevin Magnussen also joins the show to talk through his Austrian GP. Listen to the latest episode Afterward, Hamilton spoke of a discussion he had years ago with former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, whose kneeling protests in 2016 became a symbol of the fight against racial...
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