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Hamilton looks back: 'Nobody on the kart track looked like me'

With the continued dominance of Mercedes in mind, it is not surprising that Lewis Hamilton has taken the time for other things this season. The most important of these: improving diversity within the sport and using his platform in service of the Black Lives Matter movement. In light of this, Hamilton looks back on his youth on the kart track.  In a conversation with Motorsport.com, the seven-time world champion admits he never had much faith in the ability to drive in Formula 1 in the past, for the following reason: "When I was younger, I didn't have anyone in this sport who looked like me. So it was easy to believe that it couldn't be. Because no one with that color has ever...
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