News Details

Magnussen stops kneeling because of Black Lives Matter

Aug.3 Kevin Magnussen says he has joined those who refuse to kneel before Formula 1 races because he does not support the Black Lives Matter political movement. In Austria and Hungary, only six drivers did not join Lewis Hamilton and the rest of the 2020 field in kneeling in solidarity with the anti-racism movement. But with world champion Hamilton wearing a 'Black Lives Matter' t-shirt rather than the 'End Racism' slogan on the shirts of the other drivers, Haas driver Magnussen admits kneeling made him increasingly uncomfortable. So, on Sunday at Silverstone, the Dane elected to join Max Verstappen, Kimi Raikkonen, Daniil Kvyat, Carlos Sainz, Antonio Giovinazzi and Charles Leclerc in...
Full Story »
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Verstappen: "It's not about kneeling, it's about...

In the F1 2020 season, some drivers kneel down before the race to show...
1mo ago from GPBlog.com

Magnussen among seven opting not to kneel before...

Kevin Magnussen opted against taking a knee during F1's anti-racism...
1mo ago from espnF1.com

Magnussen wants team-driver communication rule updated

Kevin Magnussen says Formula 1 should review and update the rule that...
1mo ago from F1i.com

Kevin Magnussen After Q1 Elimination: “We saw this...

Kevin Magnussen admitted he expected the Haas F1 Team to struggle during...
1mo ago from TheCheckeredFlag....

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

Rossi: Rivals stronger this weekend, we need to improve

On the brink of a home podium last Sunday, Valentino Rossi began the...
2h ago from Crash.net

Espargaro's practice crash result of a MotoGP tyre he...

KTM's Pol Espargaro says his crash in MotoGP FP2 at the Emilia Romagna...
2h ago from AutoSport.com

Vinales 'finds nothing' for rear after 3 years,...

After suffering the latest instalment in a long line of grip problems in...
2h ago from Crash.net

Brad Binder pips Honda's Takaaki Nakagami to put KTM...

Brad Binder has pipped LCR Honda rider Takaaki Nakagami to become the...

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Fans allowed for upcoming Harvest GP doubleheader at...

Unlike this year’s Indianapolis 500, fans will be allowed to attend the...

Team Penske reveals McLaughlin livery for IndyCar debut

Team Penske has revealed the livery with which Scott McLaughlin will run...
18h ago from SpeedCafe.com

McLaughlin IndyCar debut confirmed

Scott McLaughlin will finally make his IndyCar Series debut on the streets...
22h ago from SpeedCafe.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

2020 Rally Turkey: Loeb Takes Surprise Lead on WRC...

Sebastien Loeb returned to the FIA World Rally Championship in fine style...

PREVIEW: 2020 FIA World Rally Championship – Rally...

Sebastien Ogier won Rally Turkey last season. Can he repeat his victory in...

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas does not expect...

Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas has revealed that Arsenal have yet to...
1h ago from SportsMole.co.uk

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta offers transfer update over...

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta says he is not expecting any of his players to...
5h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

Inside Arteta's Arsenal revolution

"It has been an incredible journey, that is for sure," Mikel...
3h ago from SkySports.com

Nelson must be ready to take his chance, insists Arteta

Arsenal's right hand side is an interesting place this season. Willian's...
3h ago from News.ArseBlog.com

Comments

Hottest News

Recent News


2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.