Hamilton wants to work with F1 on lack of diversity
Reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton wants to work with Formula One to improve diversity in motor racing.
Hamilton, F1’s first and only black driver, has been an outspoken criticon that topic. Ahead of last year’s opening race, the Australian Grand Prix, he posted an Instagram picture with the message: “There’s barely any diversity in F1. Still nothing’s changed in 11 years I’ve been here. Kids, people, there’s so many jobs in this sport of which anybody, no matter your ethnicity or background, can make it and fit in.”
Five-time world champion Hamilton is well on his way to becoming F1’s most successful driver, as he is closing in on some of the records set by Michael Schumacher, but he says he wants to be remembered for shaping the sport in a different way too. (read more)