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Diversity programme of Hamilton and Mercedes hands out first scholarships

In 2021, Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes launched a campaign for more diversity in motorsport called Ignite. Now, almost a year later, the governing body Motorsport UK and the Royal Academy of Engineering are receiving half a million pounds. Article continues under ad Hamilton and Mercedes have been working for years to promote diversity and inclusion in motorsport. The team drove a black car for two years as a statement against racism and together they founded Ignite a year ago. A year later Ignite can distribute its first grants and Motorsport UK and the Royal Academy of Engineering can add 578,000 to its account. The money will be used by the two organisations to support new programmes...
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