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Formula 1 is ‘political' now – Wurz

May 22 While Formula 1 drivers once shied away from overt politics, that era is well and truly over now. That is the view of Alex Wurz, a former driver who is now president of the Grand Prix Drivers' Association. 'I think we've seen a decisive change,' he told Kurier newspaper. The Austrian said it was only 'four or five years ago' when no driver wanted to go near political and social issues like human rights, racism and sustainability. That has changed, said Wurz. 'Sport is now political. It's not neutral,' he said. 'It's impossible to be neutral.' The former Williams and Benetton driver said drivers are no longer shy to 'take responsibility and represent the values that we all want to...
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